Rebecca L. Owen

Rebecca is the Chief Development Officer for Black Arts MKE responsible for strategic fundraising and development.  She brings a wealth of experience in all aspects of philanthropy. Rebecca will advance Black Arts MKE's mission to mentor youth of color in underrepresented nonprofit management career fields including the dynamic and rewarding fundraising/development sector.

Rebecca has served as the Development Director for Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, Deputy Director, Development at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center and Vice President of Development for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.   She  served as a member of the Board of the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra and Bookwork Gardens and belongs to the Association of Fundraising Professionals, FUEL Milwaukee and REV Collective.  Rebecca has a Masters of Art in Museum Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in History.

In her spare time, Rebecca loves to spend time with family and friends (especially her two dogs!), traveling, reading, writing, playing music, photography and volunteering.