Anni has served as a development professional for nearly twenty years with a focus on fundraising for the arts. Prior to joining the staff of PEN, Anni was Director of Development at The Joyce Theater. She has also served as Co-Director of Development at the 92nd Street Y, and as Director of Individual and Planned Giving at New York City Ballet. Although she is a fundraising generalist, Anni’s areas of expertise are planned giving, board development, strategic planning, and donor stewardship. Anni received her J.D. from The University of Connecticut School of Law. Before attending law school, Anni taught English to at-risk high school students in Manchester, New Hampshire after a brief career as a modern dancer.