Eileen Kennedy


Email: ekenned9@gmu.edu

Phone: 703-993-6092


Eileen Kennedy is the Director of Development for the Hylton Performing Arts Center. She oversees, designs, implements and evaluates all Hylton Center fundraising plans including, but not limited to – major gifts, planned giving, corporate/foundation, membership and campaign gifts associated with the Hylton Center’s new education/rehearsal wing and the endowment. She is a member of the Hylton Center’s senior leadership and manages a staff of four individuals.

Prior to the Hylton Center, Eileen was the director of corporate, foundation and government relations at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Washington National Opera and the Capital Children’s Museum. She also served as the director of individual giving at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund where she focused on major gifts and planned giving programs.


B.A., Temple University

M.A. Arts Policy and Administration, The Ohio State University

J.D., Temple University

Courses Taught

AMGT 601 Fundraising and Development 1