DALLAS — The Dallas Museum of Art today announced that Rebecca A. Prince has been named chief development officer; she will begin her new position on February 7, 2011.
Prince comes to the Dallas Museum of Art with more than 30 years of fundraising experience, most recently as vice president for University Advancement at Texas State University-San Marcos.
role at the DMA
will be responsible for building donor relationships and the advancement of the annual fund, membership, and campaign programs, as well as managing events and dining services provided by Sodexo, Inc.
will report to Bonnie Pitman, The Eugene McDermott director of the Dallas Museum of Art
, and will work in close partnership with Museum trustees, staff and volunteers, and the community to support the mission of the Dallas Museum of Art.
"It is with great pleasure that we welcome Becky
to the DMA
and to Dallas.
Prince joined TSU-San Marcos in 2004 as director of development and re-engineered the department's organization from a de-centralized to central operation.
"I am delighted to be presented with this challenging opportunity and look forward to working with Bonnie, the DMA Board of Trustees and the DMA staff to continue expanding the museum's presence in Dallas, the State of Texas and nationally," Prince said.
Prior to joining TSU-San Marcos, Prince served as assistant dean for development at the University of Texas at Austin, Colleges of Nursing & Liberal Arts, raising cumulative funds in excess of $164 million with the majority of the support for endowment and programmatic purposes over an eight-year period, and as vice president for development for The United Way Capital Area, Austin, where she managed and executed employee and corporate campaigns in excess of $1.5 million annually.
Her earlier experience includes service with the Texas Association of School Boards, where she worked as a development executive, and the American Cancer Society, Alabama & Texas Divisions.
arrives at the DMA
at a time of growth in collections, visitation, and visibility for the museum.