Meet the Development Team

Abby Lynch

Corporate Relations Manager
Favorite Art Form: 

Physical Theater

Abby manages a portfolio of corporate donors supporting Americans for the Arts’ programs, conferences, events, and cause campaigns. Prior to joining the organization in 2015, 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.