Rachel Routh (she/her) began her tenure as Executive Director of the Dramatists Guild Foundation in 2012. As the Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer, she is charged with developing and shaping the Foundation’s vital grant making, educational, and outreach programs.
Routh came to the Foundation after working as a non-profit and commercial arts consultant in management, marketing and fundraising. Through her own firm, she has worked with writers and non-profit organizations to produce films, special events and performances throughout New York City. Routh also has a background in commercial theater production, as the Director of Development for Amanda Lipitz Productions (Brooklynite).
She received her undergraduate degree from DePauw University and her M.S. in Nonprofit Management from Columbia University. A certified fundraising executive (CFRE), Rachel also completed INSEAD’s Management Acceleration Programme.