CLEARWATER – Ruth Eckerd Hall recently announced the return of Kathy Rabon as chief development officer of Ruth Eckerd Hall and the Capitol Theatre in downtown Clearwater.
“We are so pleased to welcome Kathy back to Ruth Eckerd Hall,” said Zev Buffman in a press release. Buffman is president and CEO of Ruth Eckerd Hall. “Her knowledge of Ruth Eckerd Hall as well as fundraising in our market along with her passion for the arts and education are a great asset to our strong team and will serve our community well.”
“I'm excited to return to Ruth Eckerd Hall and join a team at such a respected venue in the Tampa Bay area and around the world,” said Rabon. “I look forward to working with the entire development staff and Ruth Eckerd Hall team as we continue building on 30 years of presenting the highest level of entertainment and performing arts to the community and continue our successful relationships with our members, board of directors, corporate sponsors, donors and the Tampa Bay community as we identify new opportunities as well as enhance our current philanthropic support.”
In addition to planning, directing and organizing the development functions of the organization to achieve fundraising goals for Ruth Eckerd Hall and the Capitol Theatre, Rabon also will provide leadership, support, training and direction for the development staff. She will continue the implementation of the major funding campaign programs and solicitations of major gifts and sponsorships.