Friends of the High Line is pleased to welcome Andrea Yglesias as Senior Director of Major and Individual Giving.
Andrea joins the High Line from Brooklyn Museum, where she served as the Director of Individual Giving. In this role, Andrea collaborated with the Executive Director and Trustees and was responsible for all aspects of annual giving and principal gifts. Prior to her role at Brooklyn Museum, Andrea held senior development roles at New York University and New Museum of Contemporary Art.
In her new role as Senior Director of Major and Individual Giving, Andrea will serve as a senior leader of the development team, reporting directly to the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) and collaborating with members of the High Line’s leadership, staff, Board members, major gift donors and prospects. She will be responsible for expanding the High Line’s individual contributed annual giving program from membership to major gifts by further developing a large-scale major gifts and annual giving program. Andrea will also develop strategy and infrastructure and manage a high performing team to achieve the High Line’s ambitious goals.