Ilana Dubrovsky joined the Garden Academy family in May 2019 as Director of Development. With a diverse background in institutional advancement, marketing and communications, and event planning, Ilana is thrilled to bring her fusion of experience to help Garden grow!
Previously, Ilana served as Director of Advancement at the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey. At the Partnership, Ilana was a strategic partner in this new position, establishing structures and systems for the advancement department, encompassing both development and communications. She also managed the organization's fundraising events, cultivated new partnerships and donors, and spearheaded the creation of an organization-wide database.
During her time in institutional advancement, Ilana worked at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, New York as Director of Annual Giving and Development Communications. Beginning her time at Poly Prep in the communications department and later moving into development, Ilana had the opportunity to deeply understand all advancement operations.
Ilana also brings with her, six years of event planning experience, mostly working for New York City venues, managing event sales departments.
In her free time, Ilana loves to spend time with her husband and two young children, Dylan and Mia.