Kimberley Valentine Named Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Oct 28, 2020
Valentine will oversee strategy to build deeper community engagement and support to advance Foundation’s mission.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has named Kimberley Valentine its vice president and chief advancement officer.
Valentine most recently served as the Director of Leadership Gifts at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, and brings an extensive background in fundraising, development, campaign strategies, and planned giving. She will oversee strategy to build deeper community engagement and support for the Foundation with its new vision & mission: to inspire people to discover and embrace an architecture for better living through meaningful connections to nature, the arts, and each other.
“Kimberley brings superb leadership to our advancement team based on her experience at leading arts institutions like the LAPhil and the Huntington Library. As we reopen Taliesin West to the public and continue to ramp up our impact serving this community and people around the world, I’m confident that Kimberley will help us strengthen our relationships with donors and broaden our base of support.,” said Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation President and CEO Stuart Graff.
Valentine has extensive development experience at premier non-profit organizations including The Palm Springs Art Museum, The Huntington Library, Scripps College, and the L.A. Philharmonic. In addition to utilizing a variety of methodologies to identify and secure successful prospects, she has also developed highly popular educational seminars for cultivating potential prospects and past donors. Valentine’s collaborative efforts across multiple teams, departments, and a multitude of prospect pools has increased endowments, major gifts, and awareness levels within the communities she works.
“Frank Lloyd Wright’s work and legacy has made a significant impact on my life, inspiring me to find more beauty in the world and deeper connections with the land and people around me,” said Valentine. “I am honored to be able to share these ideas, working with the communities we serve to introduce an ‘architecture for better living.’ Together, we will inspire more people to embrace the ideas embodied in Wright’s legacy that will lead them to be happier, healthier, and more connected with the things that matter most in the world.”