Marcy Straw

About Marcy

Marcy Straw is an Encore Fellow who serves as SF/East Bay Program Director of the Encore Fellowships Network.

Since 1990, Marcy has maintained a consulting practice providing interim leadership, fundraising, strategy and marketing to nonprofit organizations and artists as well as career guidance for recording and touring professional musicians. Recent clients include Playwrights Foundation and Eugenie Chan Theater Projects.

Previous nonprofit leadership roles include Executive Director of the UC Student Association, the Bay Area Leadership Foundation, and Deputy Director of Pacific Environment. Marcy also led Bay Area arts icons Teatro ZinZanni and the Midsummer Mozart Festival. For six years she directed marketing for the California Shakespeare Theater and prior, for ODC Dance.

Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away, Marcy managed sales territories for international fragrance and cosmetics companies, including serving as regional manager for the West Coast team for Shiseido, as well as Revlon, Calvin Klein and Minnetonka Inc.

Marcy holds a B.S. in Business and an MBA from John F. Kennedy University.

Email: mstraw [at] encore [dot] org