Rachel Woodhouse Hired as Community Impact Specialist

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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Bravo Greater Des Moines announced that Rachel Woodhouse will join the organization in the role of Community Impact Specialist. In this position, Woodhouse will be responsible for managing and evaluating Bravo’s grantmaking programs and enhancing Bravo’s community engagement. Woodhouse will provide essential support as Bravo further defines its position as a leader in enhancing the role of arts and culture as a key driver of quality of life in the region.

Woodhouse most recently served as Donor Relations Coordinator for Des Moines Performing Arts. In this role, she managed donor benefits, coordinated donor communications and engagement opportunities as well as special events. She also has an active interest in the central Iowa arts scene and has held leadership positions on the Des Moines Art Center Art Noir Board.

Woodhouse joins the Bravo team as the organization’s third full-time staff member under the direction of Sally Dix, Executive Director. As the region’s largest funder of arts, culture and heritage nonprofits, Bravo seeks to advance the cultural community through key operations investment and community planning efforts that will enhance opportunities for residents and visitors alike.