Bevin Ross brings her nearly 15 years of experience in non-profit fundraising to her role at the Academy.
Before joining the Academy's development team, Bevin directed a four-year capacity campaign for Performance Space 122 (PS122). Leading a committee co-chaired by Stella Schnabel and Alan Cumming, she worked to raise new support from Major Donors and Foundations, building upon the $35 million renovation of its East Village home.
Prior to PS122, Bevin spearheaded fundraising efforts for several high profile PBS programs produced by WNET/Channel Thirteen including Nature, Blueprint America, Wide Angle and the highly successful series Women, War & Peace, by Producer, Abigail Disney and featuring Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee. Bevin's background also includes business administration and fundraising for arts education in the New York City tri-state area and support for 137 Films, a documentary production company based in Chicago that promotes science through storytelling.
Bevin holds a Masters in Arts Administration from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis.