Kathy Del Guidice is in her eighth year serving as the Orchestra's Executive Director. She has more than 35 years experience in non-profit senior management, marketing, fundraising, and grant writing.
Prior to joining ONNY, Ms. Del Guidice was the Development Associate for American Stage in St. Petersburg, FL, Tampa Bay's largest professional theatre company with a $2 million budget. There she was involved in grant writing, database management, events planning, and a variety of fundraisers.
Before moving to Florida, Ms. Del Guidice was the director of lifelong learning at SUNY Canton. For ten years prior to that, she operated a management consulting firm, Kathryn Del Guidice & Associates, providing marketing, fundraising, strategic planning, and board governance services to regional nonprofit organizations, including ONNY in the late 1990s.
From 1984-1993, she was the Executive Director of St. Lawrence Foundation for Youth, Inc., and its primary program, the highly acclaimed professional summer theatre company, Music Theatre North.
Ms. Del Guidice has an Associate's degree from Cazenovia College, a Bachelor's degree from SUNY Potsdam, and an MBA from Clarkson University.