Paige Smith joined AGS as our new Director of Advancement beginning June 2017. She comes to AGS from the Alliance Theatre, where she served as the Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving & Special Events. Paige was been a key member of the Alliance advancement staff since 2012, when she joined their team as a Corporate Relations Officer. In addition to directing individual fundraising efforts aligned with strategic planning initiatives, Paige was also instrumental in coordinating strategic marketing plans for fundraising efforts, working with the Board of Directors and Development Committee, managing major gifts and fundraising events, and growing the Alliance corporate partnerships and sponsorships.
Prior to her work at the Alliance, Paige worked for Modern Luxury Media in Atlanta – publisher of The Atlantan, Jezebel, The Atlantan Brides & Men’s Book Atlanta – for six years. She launched the Atlanta division of Modern Luxury in 2006 and in the following years managed marketing strategies, business development, event conception and implementation, and established partnerships with many Atlanta non-profit organizations and philanthropists.
Paige is an active member of the Junior League of Atlanta and a member of the Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta, Class of 2013. She received her bachelor’s degree in family studies and a graduate certificate of elementary education from Texas Tech University.