Maya Robinson headshotMaya Robinson joined the Winston Salem Symphony as Chief Development Officer in October 2014.  As a member of the senior leadership team, Ms. Robinson is responsible for the WSS’s overall fundraising initiatives including annual fundraising, major and capital gifts, corporate sponsorships, and special initiatives.
Robinson served previously as Major Contributions Manager for the Alliance Theatre at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The Woodruff is the largest arts center in the Southeast and the fourth largest in the country. In this fundraising role since 2011, Robinson was a senior member of the Alliance’s Development team and under her leadership and during her tenure the Alliance achieved record-breaking contributed revenue goals. Prior to her position at the Alliance Theatre, Robinson established herself as a fundraiser at the Woodruff Arts Center in 2007 where she served as a Leadership Gifts Officer for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) heading up the ASO’s premier giving club, The Patron Partnership.  In this role she collaborated with volunteers, staff, and musicians across the institution as part of a $6 million annual fund campaign.  Previously, she held fundraising positions at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. and at Second Stage Theatre in New York City.  Ms. Robinson holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre from Valdosta University.