New senior VP and chief development officer at Pittsburgh Symphony: Mary Anne Talotta

Posted on: December 11, 2020

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has appointed MARY ANNE TALOTTA to the position of senior vice president and chief development officer, effective on January 4, 2021. She goes to the Pittsburgh Symphony from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City, where she has led fundraising efforts since 2012, most recently as the Senior Director, Individual Development and Campaign. She has more than 20 years of experience of fundraising for major institutions in New York and Chicago, leading campaigns and efforts to enhance revenue and donor engagement. At the Pittsburgh Symphony, Talotta will serve as a member of the senior management team and provide leadership and direction for the orchestra’s development staff. Talotta holds a Master of Arts, Visual Arts Administration, from New York University, and a B.S. from Northwestern University. A Pittsburgh native, her first experience with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra was during an elementary school field trip to Heinz Hall.