Zach Danner

Strategic Partnerships Officer

Zach Danner joins the Foundation as the Strategic Partnership Officer and brings deep fundraising expertise in foundation and corporate relations, prospect strategy, and research. Zach has an established record of enhancing development operations and raising major gifts for a myriad of educational, research, and community-focused initiatives.

Over the course of his career, Zach has served as Development Director for the New Orleans Musicians’ Assistance Foundation, raised major gifts at Tulane University’s office of Corporate and Foundation Relations, and directed prospect strategy and management offices at Duke University, Nova Southeastern University, and Teach for America. He is a graduate of Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business.

An avid live music fan, Zach enjoys spending his free time paying his respects to our treasured local culture bearers at our city’s cherished music venues and festivals. He serves as an advisor to the Harmony Street Society Foundation, a local non-profit that provides pro bono tax compliance assistance and financial and business management education services to New Orleans musicians and other members of the cultural community.