As Corporate and Foundation Relations Coordinator at Americans for the Arts, Abby is responsible for managing a portfolio of donors that contribute to the Corporate Circle and events. Prior to joining the organization, Abby worked in the Corporate and Foundation Relations department at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where she raised designated funding for education and community engagement programming, including the Millennium Stage, the Page-to-Stage festival, and the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
A native of the Washington, DC area, Abby began working in the arts as a stage hand, electrician, and production manager for theater companies across the region before pursuing her M.A. in Arts Administration at Columbia University. In addition to her M.A., she holds a B.A. in Theater from Whitman College.