Elizabeth (Beth) Ireland is a graduate of Daemen College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies focusing on Arts and Cultural History and of the University at Buffalo earning her Masters of Arts & Sciences in Arts Management. In her role as Development Coordinator at Young Audiences of Western New York, she develops, manages and cultivates relationships with community stakeholders, donors, prospective donors, corporations, board members, and government leaders. She also leads the Communications Team by curating, writing and implementing social media and marketing strategies.
She became familiar with the administrative side of the arts with positions at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and The Buffalo History Museum. Through these experiences, Beth has seen the impact different art mediums have on improving and strengthening communities, especially in Buffalo. She is committed to creating in-depth arts-in-education opportunities for our youth to become successful lifelong learners and advocating for making the arts accessible to all ages.
She will complete the Harvard Business School Strategic Perspective in Nonprofit Management program in 2017.