Director of Annual Giving

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has named Blair Evans Steck as its next director of annual giving. In this capacity, Ms. Evans Steck will lead the museum’s annual giving team, overseeing the annual giving and membership programs, including the East India Marine Associates leadership annual giving society.

She joins PEM from The Trustees, where she served as director of membership. Prior to The Trustees, Ms. Evans Steck led Boston’s Museum of Science’s membership program, where she had previously managed the annual fund as well. She brings additional annual and major giving experience from the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, the American Cancer Society, and Winchester Hospital Foundation. Ms. Evans Steck holds a bachelor’s degree in art history from Oberlin College.

Jack Gorman led this search with Kennedy Arroyo, Sarah Hecklau, and Sam Zurn.