Kate Scorza Ingram
Kate Scorza Ingram joined AMS Planning & Research in 2005 and is a Project Manager based in the Connecticut office. She has been involved in a variety of projects, including business plans for the Apollo Theater and the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and feasibility studies and operating plans for new venues in Salt Lake City, UT, Boston, MA, St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN and Governors Island, lower Manhattan and Brooklyn, NY. Clients include BAM, Signature Theatre, Overture Center for the Arts, Theatre for a New Audience, Ballet Hispanico and Artspace Projects. Kate also manages the Salary Survey and PAC Stats projects, collecting and analyzing data from participating national and international performing arts centers and incorporating this data into an extensive database and benchmarking report.
Prior to AMS, Kate worked as a freelance consultant on projects including a feasibility study for a new regional arts center in Connecticut and an evaluation of the Yale School of Management -- The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures.
Kate earned her B.A. in Music from Bryn Mawr College and an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management with concentrations in nonprofit management and marketing. Kate was awarded the Dwight Hall at Yale Summer Fellowship to work with the New Haven Symphony and developed programming to increase community involvement and participation.
Prior to attending Yale, Kate worked for six years at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Kate started as an intern, was a Program Assistant in the Center's Youth and Family Programming Office and was the Manager of the Education Department's Registration Office. She developed the first training manual for sales personnel, brought accounts payable to $0 for the first time and implemented a new policy that increased attendance of an underserved audience by 30%. While in DC, Kate was also on the Board of the Fort Reno Concert Series, a free outdoor concert series targeting at-risk youth in the inner city.
Kate serves as a mentor for first- and second-year students at Yale SOM and as a mentor with the Global Social Ventures Business Plan Competition. She has played the clarinet for over 17 years.