NEWARK, NJ.- Newark Museum
Director and Chief Executive Officer Steven Kern has announced the appointment of Deborah Kasindorf as Deputy Director of Institutional Advancement, effective November 2, 2015.
Im pleased to welcome Deborah to the Newark Museums leadership team, Kern said. I have great confidence that her depth of knowledge in marketing, advertising and fundraising will serve the Museum well, as we work to grow support for the extraordinary exhibitions and educational programs that we bring to the community.
In her new position, Kasindorf will be responsible for the management of the institutions fund raising and marketing departments, which include Development, Membership, Public Relations, Special Events, Public Programs, Publications and Gift Shop.
"I'm looking forward to joining such an impressive team and helping this prestigious institution continue to grow and serve its communities, Kasindorf said.
Prior to joining the Newark Museum, Kasindorf was the Director of External Relations at the Seattle Children's Theatre. In this capacity, she was responsible for the generation of all ticket revenues, contributed income and marketing programs for the Theatre, which is one of the most prominent venues for young audiences in the country. Previously, she served as a trustee on the theatre's board before joining the staff.
Additionally, she was Vice President of Hydrogen Advertising, where she led account management and strategic planning for all clients. She also worked in several capacities at Starbucks Coffee Company, most recently as Marketing Director of US Promotions, where she developed marketing strategies and led cross functional teams.
A former Seattle resident now living in New Jersey, Kasindorf holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mills College in Oakland, CA.