Emilie De Angelis, Principal and Owner Serafina consulting agency.
For more than 20 years, Emilie has helped nonprofits in the arts, culture, and education fields find and connect with donors to achieve major milestones and transformative ambitions.
located in Albuquerque New Mexico has helped leading nonprofits in the museum, arts, culture, and education fields connect with donors to achieve transformative ambitions for more than 20 years. She has served as Director of Capital Gifts for the $400 million Modern Wing expansion at the Art Institute of Chicago, raised several million dollars for the early stage of Steppenwolf Theatre’s capital expansion, and executed the rollout of a $50 million endowment campaign for the Latin School of Chicago.
Emilie has been a recurring guest lecturer for exhibition studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and as a career panelist for the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs. She taught a series of grant writing and evaluation workshops for Metropolitan Library Services of Chicago. She’s also served as a reviewer on several funding panels, including the Institute of Museum and Library Services in Washington, DC, the CityArts panel for Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Albuquerque Community Foundation.
A fourth-generation New Mexican, Emilie moved back home from Chicago in 2016 to reunite with family and rediscover sunshine. Her consulting work helps clients locally and nationally. She is an appointee to the City of Albuquerque’s Arts Board by Mayor Tim Keller, Co-Chair of the Builder Committee for Harwood Art Center and Escuela del Sol, and a trustee of FUSION Theatre Company. In her political work, Emilie serves as the State Chapter Leader for Moms Demand Action NM, overseeing a statewide membership of 9,000+ people and their legislative advocacy work. email@example.com