Director of Institutional Giving

Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA

The Peabody Essex Museum has selected Kathleen Corcoran as its next director of institutional giving. In this capacity, Ms. Corcoran will lead the museum’s team dedicated to corporate and foundation relationships.

She joins PEM from the School of Dental Medicine at Tufts University, where she was associate director of corporate and foundation relations. Prior to Tufts, Ms. Corcoran led Milford Regional Healthcare Foundation’s leadership giving team following a tenure there managing corporate, foundation, and community relations. In that role, she facilitated the development of a community health center, in addition to securing funding for the project. She brings additional major and institutional giving experience from the Worcester Art Museum. Ms. Corcoran holds a bachelor’s degree from Clark University and a master of music degree from the University of Arizona.

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