Interview with Senior Development Director for the Ringling Musuem Anna Von Gher
4-11-17 Anna E. von Gehr is a facilitator. As the Senior Director for Development for the prestigious John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Anna’s job, and her passion, is securing the resources to create the very best space possible for the museum and to make that space welcoming to every potential visitor. Remembering how her first museum trip, when she was just eight years old, shaped her life, Anna is especially interested in encouraging visits from at-risk families by making the museum a friendly place. To do this she works with museum staff, as well as donors, helping them create a legacy for their lives that achieves their goals. Anna is about creating a win-win situation for the museum, its visitor and its donors. Listen to this dedicated woman talk about how she arrived at this unusual career and the hiccups along the way. Hear her describe how she recognized and pursued what is right for her the very moment she saw it.