Areas of Expertise

Development, Capital Campaigns, Strategic Planning, Nonprofit Management

Stephanie Hanson  |  Associate


Stephanie Hanson brings experience in fundraising, program and volunteer management, including managing an annual giving campaign and the capital campaign public phase for a private school in Alexandria, VA. She has also served as Leadership Development Program Manager for the national arts advocacy organization Americans for the Arts, where she managed a national advisory council, developed programming, and provided relevant resources to the field. In a volunteer capacity, she has participated as a grant panelist for both ARTSFAIRFAX and the Alexandria Commission for the Arts, and chaired the board for Arts on the Horizon, a Virginia-based theatre company serving children ages 0-6 and their families.  Stephanie currently volunteers on the development committee member for Washington Waldorf School.

Education & Certification

Miami University of Ohio, Bachelors in Music Performance
American University, Masters, Arts Management


Arts for the Aging, Chevy Chase Recreation Association, The Child Care & Learning Center, Dumbarton House Museum, EveryMind, Loudoun Youth, Loudoun Commission on Women & Girls (LCWAG), Manna Food Center, Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy (MCAEL), NextStop Theatre, The Puppet Co., Virginia Women’s Equality Coalition

Community Service

Development Committee, Washington Waldorf School

Get to know me

A favorite day for Stephanie includes an early morning hike, spending time with her husband and young children at home or in their hometown of Vienna, VA, and ending the day with yoga and a good book.

Favorite Quote

“Never regret a day in your life; good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.” – Anonymous