Ann Dabovich oversees SFAI’s institutional advancement and fundraising efforts. Previously, she was Director of Advancement at the Exploratorium, an internationally recognized educational center of science/art/human perception located at Piers 15/17 in San Francisco. Ann has led resource development for cultural organizations since the early 1980s, and she has helped many prominent organizations fulfill their visions through facility development and endowment growth. Dallas Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony and the Asian Art Museum are additional cultural organizations which have benefited from her work. She has also headed philanthropy at an artist residency and a not-for-profit medical research organization. Ann holds a BA in art history from the University of Oregon and an MA in not-for-profit arts management from the University of Illinois.