Todd Schultz

With nearly 30 years of non-profit experience in fundraising, strategic planning, marketing and public relationship, Todd R. Schultz currently serves as Vice President for Institutional Advancement at the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, where he oversees the $15 million annual fund program in addition to ongoing capital and endowment campaigns.  Prior to the Symphony, he served 11 years as Director of Development at The Old Globe theatre in San Diego, where he completed an $80 million campaign, raising operating capital, endowment support and funds to build the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previous positions include Director of Sales and Marketing at the LA Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and under the leadership of General Director Plácido Domingo and Director of Marketing and Public Relations at San Diego Opera and The Atlanta Opera.  Schultz has frequently served as a presenter and panelist on fundraising, arts marketing and board development, including at OPERA America conferences and the USD Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium, and has consulted on marketing and strategic planning with opera companies in the United States and Germany. He received his Certified Specialist in Planned Giving degree at California State University, Long Beach; studied German literature at Justus-Liebig Universität in Giessen, Germany; and holds a dual B.A. degree in Modern Languages (German option) and Mass Communications (advertising option) from Kansas State University.