Leslie A Rutherford
Research and Data Manager
Office of Development

Leslie Rutherford brings over 20 years of experience in non-profit arts administration across marketing and fundraising departments. Leslie’s career started in marketing at The Denver School of the Arts, in 1998, raising the profile of the students by telling their stories. She has gone on to tell the stories of the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District, Opera Colorado, Town Hall Arts Center, Miners Alley Playhouse and Central City Opera. In the past 6 years, she has focused on storytelling through fundraising, and looks forward to learning, storytelling and fundraising for Naropa. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Music (Management) from the University of Colorado at Denver.

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