The Baltimore School for the Arts (BSA) Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Deanna Gamber as its Director.
“We are so excited to have Deanna join the BSA community,” said Executive Director Rosiland Cauthen. “Her experience as a fundraiser and commitment to the development of Baltimore students and educators is inspiring. Her tenacious personality and zeal for supporting arts and education is a breath of fresh air. I look forward to working hand in hand with Deanna to move the vision and mission of BSA forward.”
Ms. Gamber has an extensive background in educational leadership and development. She served for over two decades at Garrison Forest School, taking on various significant roles such as Assistant Head of School for Advancement, Associate Head of School, and Director of Development. In these positions, she played a crucial role as the hub of the school’s administrative operations. Her responsibilities included leading fundraising efforts, advising the Head of School and board of trustees, and cultivating and building relationships across constituencies.
Before her tenure at Garrison Forest, Ms. Gamber held prominent positions in other prestigious Maryland institutions. She served as the Director of Development for The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and as the Director of Major Gifts for Gilman School. Additionally, she worked as the Director of Alumni Relations & Director of Special Events for St. Paul’s School for Boys.
Ms. Gamber obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Political Science from Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts.
“We are thrilled to welcome Deanna Gamber as our new Director of the BSA Foundation,” said Julie Rothman, Board Chair of the Baltimore School for the Arts. “She’s a development professional with decades of experience and success in the Baltimore philanthropic community and beyond. With our dynamic Executive Director Rosiland Cauthen at the helm of the school working alongside Deanna, we have in place a top-notch leadership team that will ensure BSA’s long-term financial health in support of our academic and artistic excellence.”
“The Baltimore School for the Arts stands as a beacon of light within our city and state, and it is my privilege to become part of this remarkable institution that has touched the lives of countless promising young artists,” said Gamber. “With a bright future ahead, I am committed to supporting BSA’s ongoing success as a premier arts high school.”