Stephanie Johnson is the Assistant Director of Major Gifts for Washington Performing Arts, where she manages a portfolio of annual fund and special project donors, prospect research, and the Junior Board. Previously, she was the Manager of Annual Giving for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's second full-time home at Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD, and prior to moving to the DC area was the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra Coordinator.
Growing up in Central Florida, Stephanie studied piano and ballet before earning her Bachelor of Music degree in Horn Performance and English Literature from Florida State University. She also holds an MBA from the University of Cincinnati and an MA in Arts Administration from the UC College-Conservatory of Music. She is the Vice President of Membership for the DC Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, having served on its board since 2016, and is a past co-chair of Emerging Arts Leaders DC. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running, watching college football, and volunteering with The Reading Connection."