Catherine Dehoney

President & CEO

As President and CEO since 2015, Catherine Dehoney brings a wealth of experience in arts management and fundraising. Prior to this role, she served as the executive director for development at the Castleton Festival. Before the Castleton Festival, Dehoney was the chief development officer at Chorus America for over ten years. Prior to that, she was senior director of development at Gallaudet University. During her nine years there, she served as a member of the president’s management team and the institutional advancement team. Her other experience includes capital campaign management, development consulting for a variety of arts nonprofits, and fundraising positions at the League of American Orchestras, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, and the Friends of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She is a member of the Performing Arts Alliance Board and the Development Advisory Committee for SMU-DataArts.  Dehoney received her BA in music from the College of William and Mary and continues to be an avid singer, having sung professionally in church choirs and with a jazz band.