Christine Mickletz is an Arts Administrator with over 25 years of experience in strengthening cultural nonprofits. She is an innovative, entrepreneurial-thinking non-practicing attorney who has dedicated her career to providing access to classical and contemporary arts for all members of the community. During her career, Christine has raised well over $650 million to support scholarships, teaching artists, programs, capital funds and operating expenses for some of the most reputable arts organizations and performance halls in the United States. For over the last two years, Christine has led the Gift Planning and Partnerships department for the New York Philharmonic, assisting efforts to raise endowment and capitalization funding. Before joining the Philharmonic, she spent several years consulting for arts organizations and created an innovative concept strategy for organizations to acquire and market creative gift planning techniques.
Before her consulting work, she served in executive roles at several arts organizations, including Parsons the New School for Design, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Philadelphia Theater Company, and she briefly oversaw the $200 million Campaign to renovate the New York State Theater at Lincoln Center. Christine holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Maryland, an Executive Leadership Certificate from Yale School of Management and a Bachelor’s in Art History. She is a frequent consultant, speaker and writer for national fundraising and cultural associations.