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Diana Duke Duncan

Strategic Partner

Diana joins the Benefactor Group team on campaign feasibility studies and campaign planning and management engagements. She brings priceless insights from her past experience as a senior leader in development and external affairs at major museums and cultural organizations.

Diana was Senior Vice President for External Affairs at the Barnes Foundation. Under her leadership, the Barnes exceeded its $200 million campaign goal; increased membership from 390 to more than 14,500 households; launched a new identity and website; and established new volunteer committees to support planning and community engagement. She also held leadership positions at the Dallas Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Institution.

Diana has served her peers as Chair of the American Alliance of Museums Standing Professional Committee on Development and Membership, and as President of the Art Museum Development Association.

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