Anne Puotinen is the Bulletin‘s director of individual giving. She has over 25 years of nonprofit and for-profit fundraising and management experience. Anne recently worked at Breathe Ventures, a startup incubator, as a Strategist for fundraising and administration. She has worked at nonprofit organizations including The Art Institute of Chicago, The Joffrey Ballet, and Roosevelt University. She is an accomplished fundraising generalist with strong frontline fundraising skills, strategic planning and execution, and prospect generation and cultivation. Her volunteer work includes public education and performing arts organizations. Anne served on the Local School Council of one Chicago Public School for seven years and taught a drawing-to-writing program for four years at a Chicago Public School. She currently serves on the board of directors as Secretary of Steep Theatre since 2018 and serves as the co-chair of the Fundraising Committee.
Anne earned her BA from the University of Chicago and her MA in Art History from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.