Jami Kozemczak

Executive Director, Ballet Arizona

As Director of Philanthropy for the ballet since 2015, Kozemczak has a record of consistently meeting and exceeding contributed revenue goals to advance the organization. During her tenure at Ballet Arizona, the organization established a culture of philanthropy that permeates throughout the entire organization. Kozemczak has secured more than $36 million in contributed revenue during her time at Ballet Arizona and led the charge for the Be Our Bridge Recovery and Relief Fund that ensured all staff members and dancers remained fully employed during the Covid-19 crisis.

Kozemczak’s experience in arts non-profit management includes fundraising, public relations, communications, donor relations, and marketing. Beginning her career as a marketing professional, she quickly transitioned to fundraising after discovering her true vocation was helping connect donors to their passion. Kozemczak holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Arizona State University. Jami’s volunteer work centers around mentorship. She has served on the AFP Professional Mentoring Committee for the past five years and has a passion for helping individuals invest in themselves and their future.