Madeline Avarese

Madeline works closely with our members of the Cultural Alliance to provide direct outreach, support, and resources. She also works directly with members for marketing and promotional needs by utilizing the Cultural Alliance’s programs such as the Phillyfunguide, Funsavers, and other marketing tools, to engage with the Greater Philadelphia community by showcasing why their arts organizations makes an impact on the region. Madeline holds a Bachelor of Science in Entertainment and Arts Management from Drexel University concentrating in Film and Television. Outside of the Cultural Alliance, Madeline used to be a radio disc jockey and still DJs locally in the city. She also enjoys attending live and local events and festivals, embroidering, and traveling

Membership Coordinator

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.  

Photo credit: Sabina Louise Pierce.

President & CEO
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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.


Director of Research and Data