Gina J. Range
Vice President of Development, Opera Philadelphia
- LBBC board member since 2020
- Member of LBBC’s Black Breast Cancer Advisory Board
- 2023 Butterfly Ball Donna Noce Colaco Going Beyond Award Honoree
Gina J. Range is a seasoned fundraising professional with over 25 years of experience.
As a native Philadelphian, Gina has supported numerous arts institutions in the city, currently she holds the role of Vice President of Development with nationally renowned Opera Philadelphia. Previously she worked at the Philadelphia Orchestra Association where she designed and managed major fundraising campaigns, helped shape their development department, and created structure for their successful endowment and capital campaigns. Gina has spearheaded fundraising efforts for Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, the African American Museum in Philadelphia, and most recently the August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC), a nationally renowned multi-disciplinary performing arts center located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she served as Vice President of Institutional Advancement. In her role with the AWAACC, Gina raised funds to ensure access to programs for all who wished to participate.
Gina's relationship with LBBC began after receiving a triple negative breast cancer diagnosis in July 2017, when she sought out support to navigate her treatment options. She is the 8th out of 8 children (5 girls, 3 boys). One of her sisters is a survivor as well as four of her first cousins. However, breast cancer has taken the life of her aunt. Gina currently serves on the LBBC board as Vice Chair, and chair of the Development Committee. She also is a member of the Black Breast Cancer Advisory Board.