Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Elects Five New Members to its Board of Directors

Business Leaders and Arts Philanthropists Elected at Annual Meeting 

Vienna, Virginia (February 15, 2017) — Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces the appointment of five new Members to its Board of Directors. The new Directors were confirmed during the Foundation’s annual meeting February 9, 2017. Joining the Board are:

  • Margaret Gupta, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Apex CoVantage, Herndon, Virginia
  • Broderick D. Johnson, Washington, DC
  • Matthew Korn, McLean, Virginia
  • Dr. Gary D. Mather, McLean, Virginia
  • Fredrick D. Schaufeld, Managing Director, SWaN  & Legend Ventures, Leesburg, Virginia

The new Directors join a Board of business leaders and arts philanthropists serving under the leadership of Wolf Trap Foundation Board Chairman Daniel A. D’Aniello of The Carlyle Group. The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring the overall health of the nonprofit organization, providing fiduciary and business oversight to support Wolf Trap Foundation in its mission to present and create excellent and innovative performing arts experiences for the enrichment, education and enjoyment of diverse audiences. To view all Board members, visit www.wolftrap.org/about/leadership/board.

“On behalf of the Foundation, I am happy to welcome these five leaders who truly embody the values of philanthropy and service that are instrumental to Wolf Trap’s Board of Directors,” said Arvind Manocha, president and CEO of Wolf Trap Foundation. “These new members strengthen an already skilled and generous Board that is dedicated to advancing Wolf Trap’s role as a cultural leader in the greater Washington community and beyond.”

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Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, produces and presents a full range of performance and education programs in the Greater Washington area, as well as nationally. Wolf Trap features three performance venues: the outdoor Filene Center and Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, both located at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and The Barns at Wolf Trap, located down the road from the national park and adjacent to the Center for Education at Wolf Trap. The 7,028-seat Filene Center is operated in partnership with the National Park Service and annually showcases an extensive array of diverse artists, ranging from pop, country, folk, and blues to classical music, dance, and theatre, as well as multimedia presentations, from May through September. The Barns at Wolf Trap is operated by the Wolf Trap Foundation year round, and during the summer months is home to the Grammy-nominated Wolf Trap Opera, one of America’s outstanding resident ensemble programs for young opera singers. Wolf Trap’s education programs include the nationally acclaimed Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, a diverse array of arts education classes, grants, and a nationally recognized internship program.

 

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Michelle Pendoley, Director, Public Relations

703.255.1917 or michellep@wolftrap.org