Broadway Sacramento Welcomes Veteran Nonprofit Executive Karen McClaflin As Director Of Development

Broadway Sacramento President & CEO Richard Lewis announced the appointment of veteran fundraising executive Karen McClaflin as Director of Development for the nonprofit arts organization. McClaflin brings to Broadway Sacramento extensive experience in fundraising through campaigns, planned giving, major gift solicitation, events and corporate relations.

McClaflin previously served as Chief Development Officer for Goodwill Sacramento Valley Northern Nevada, where she managed and directed the fundraising and communications for Goodwill, along with its sister organizations Wind Youth Services, Next Move Homeless Services, Francis House, Community Link and People of Progress in Redding. Her prior experience also includes serving as Executive Director at the California Automobile Museum, ALS Association, and the Pregnancy Care Center of Crescent City, for a cumulative 25+ years in the nonprofit field.

"We are excited to have Karen on board, as she brings a fresh perspective and approach to Broadway Sacramento. She has demonstrated the ability to facilitate long-term relationships with corporate and individual donors both locally and nationally," said Lewis. "Karen also brings a sense of humor, a positive can-do attitude and a creative nature that allows her to think beyond the status-quo and seek innovative solutions and outcomes."

McClaflin will be responsible for leadership of the Development team, supporting strategic initiatives for donor and sponsor relations and working closely with the Board of Directors and Leadership Team to advance Broadway Sacramento's mission. She will lead the efforts to secure and preserve private and public resources for the betterment of Broadway Sacramento and the patrons and students the organization serves, while providing donors with opportunities to witness and experience the results of their philanthropy.

"I am truly looking forward to being a part of such an established arts leader in the Sacramento region," says McClaflin. "I'm over the moon about becoming a contributor to the growth of Broadway Sacramento, an organization I've loved since I was a teenager going to performances at Music Circus. I want to help inspire theatre-goers and stakeholders to become lifelong philanthropic partners of Broadway Sacramento, securing a vibrant continuation of its high-quality programs and performances."

McClaflin can be reached via email, kmcclaflin@broadwaysacramento.com, or phone, (916) 446-5880 x178.

California's largest nonprofit musical theatre company is committed to presenting top quality professional musical theatre productions and offering unique arts education programs that enrich the cultural life of the Greater Sacramento Region. Founded in 1951, each summer Broadway At Music Circus brings to Sacramento the very best Broadway actors, directors and choreographers from around the country. From October through May Broadway On Tour features some of the most popular national touring Broadway shows available. And throughout the year the Broadway Sacramento Academy offers arts education programs including master classes, camps, internships and enhanced theatrical experiences for underserved populations. Through these productions and programs Broadway Sacramento serves approximately 250,000 people each year. Broadway Sacramento President & CEO is Richard Lewis. Producing Artistic Director is Scott Klier.

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