- Title Director of Development
Andrea Solomon joined the Des Moines Symphony staff in July 2020. Andrea has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington and received a Bachelor of Arts from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.
Andrea started her professional career in Seattle, Washington and over the next 15 years held a number of fundraising positions at several social service organizations. She relocated to Des Moines in 2016 to work for The Nature Conservancy in Iowa as the Senior Associate Director of Philanthropy.
Andrea leads the comprehensive development program that secures significant financial resources to support the current and future needs of the Des Moines Symphony. In addition, Andrea serves on the board of the West Des Moines Library Friends Foundation.