Bernadette Deamico, Interim Executive Director
With a 20+ year career that combines fund development, marketing strategy, event production, and program administration for a variety of organizations, Bernadette is very used to being a "full-service" professional. Her experience has been forged in nonprofit and for-profit endeavors, with arts organizations throughout the Sacramento, San Francisco Bay, and Fairfield County areas. As paid staff or dedicated volunteer; the common thread throughout has been a passion for organizational growth, creating and marketing solidly operating programs and/or events for nearly every type of audience and budget. She's had the pleasure of working closely with talented, creative and driven people and understands the importance of cultivating good relationships and delivering on promises. Her experience includes projects with Crocker Art Museum, Marin Arts Council, Yerba Buena Arts Center, Greater Bridgeport Area Foundation, City Lights Gallery, ALS Association, PFP Services, Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County, Festival! Stratford, Simmedia, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland Film Festival and CT Free Shakespeare. She's also a foster mom for Rescue-a-Bull and reader for Volunteers for the Blind. Most importantly, it is her philosophy that spending your days doing what thrills you, is more than a bumper sticker; it's a way of life.
Angelique Toschi, Social Media Manager
Angelique Toschi is a social media professional who is active in multiple social media communities. She uses her BA in English from UCLA and MA in Mass Communications, Advertising from Cal State Fullerton to help her create strategies and write social media content for various clients across multiple industries. Some of her current and former clients in the entertainment industry have included The International Academy of Web Television, web series “Lenox Avenue”, and Transmedia LA. She also currently handles social media and corporate communications for Shakey’s USA, Inc. (57 locations across the US).