Madeline Avarese

Madeline works with the Marketing team to provide direct support, resources, and promotional needs to members as Marketing Coordinator. She works directly with members by utilizing the Cultural Alliance’s programs such as the Phillyfunguide, Funsavers, Culturewire, and other marketing tools, to engage with the Greater Philadelphia community by putting their best foot forward. Madeline holds a Bachelor of Science in Entertainment and Arts Management from Drexel University concentrating in Film and Television. Outside of Marketing, Madeline enjoys cooking, dancing, embroidering, and attending live events with her friends and family.

Weight: 
0
Marketing Coordinator
215-399-3514

Patricia Wilson Aden

Patricia Wilson Aden works with the Cultural Alliance team as President & CEO.  Before joining the Cultural Alliance team Patty held leadership positions at several cultural organizations, including the African American Museum in Philadelphia.  Most recently Patty served as the President & CEO of The Blues Foundation based in Memphis, Tennessee. Patty holds a BA in History from Spelman College and a MA in Historic Preservation Planning from Cornell University.  

Weight: 
0
President & CEO
Headshot of President Aden looking into the camera, wearing an orange blazer and her hair softly curled
(215) 399-3517
Patricia
Aden

Kabria Rogers

Kabria Rogers works with the Audience Engagement team to develop leadership, project management and audience building skills in a wide range of activities, including managing sales for the various programs, developing marketing strategies, and leading audience-building initiatives as Audience Services Manager. Before joining the Cultural Alliance team, Kabria was their Interim Operations Manager for Science History Conference Center. Kabria has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Writing from Kings College. She enjoys reading, writing, daydreaming about superhero adventures and spending quality time with friends and family. 

Read more about Kabria in her Meet an Alliancer blog.

 

Weight: 
-65
Grants & Programs Senior Manager
Kabria Rogers
215-399-3531

Roberta Johnson

Roberta (she/her/hers) has a Bachelor’s in Crime, Law, and Justice with a minor in Art History and a Master’s in Arts Administration. As Vice President of Audience Engagement, Roberta oversees the Cultural Alliance’s marketing programs, including the Phillyfunguide, its discount-ticketing program, Funsavers, as well as the Cultural Alliance’s audiences building research initiatives. Prior to joining the Cultural Alliance team, Roberta was a branch coordinator for Settlement Music School. In addition to being Vice President of Audience Engagement, Roberta enjoys knitting, reading, volunteering and is a member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Pennsylvania Chapter.

Read more about Roberta in her Meet an Alliancer blog.

Weight: 
-59
Vice President of Programming
Roberta Johnson
215-399-3515
Roberta
Johnson

Frances Ellison

Frances joined the Cultural Alliance in 2016 as the Digital Content Coordinator and became the Assistant Manager of Digital Marketing in 2017 as a part of the Audience Engagement team. As Marketing Manager, she manages the Funsuite (the Phillyfunguide and Funsavers programs), and handles all customer service, digital content creation and inquiry for both programs, building all Funsavers offers and weekly emails and soliciting organizations to submit events for both.

Frances received her B.A. in Communications with a concentration in Journalism and Professional Writing in 2015 from Chestnut Hill College. In one of her many past lives, she has written for the Chestnut Hill College Magazine and Philadelphia Weekly. In addition to running the Funsuite, Frances enjoys aerial acrobatics, cooking, gardening and snuggle time with her cat.

Read more about Frances in her Meet an Alliancer blog.

 

Weight: 
-65
Marketing Manager
215-399-3521

Kristen Vinh

Kristen (she/her) studied Journalism at Temple University. As Senior Manager of Data and Communications, Kristen manages survey design and data analysis for research about our members and the cultural community and oversees external communications to our members, advocates and the broader cultural community. Prior to joining the Cultural Alliance team in 2015, Kristen was a reporter for Generocity. Kristen is an avid knitter, enjoys running and reading.  

Read more about Kristen in her Meet an Alliancer blog.

 

Weight: 
6
Director of Research and Data
215-399-3529
Kristen
Vinh