As Deputy Director of Foundation Relations, Erica Sattin is responsible for developing and managing relationships with foundations whose public service missions align with IAVA’s. Erica has a decade’s worth of experience working in the nonprofit sector. She comes to IAVA after more than four years at New York Public Radio, parent company of the flagship public radio stations WNYC and WQXR, where she raised an estimated $10 million from foundations and government agencies. Erica was drawn to IAVA by its unique and timely mission – she believes the philanthropic community has a responsibility to ensure that this country’s newest veterans receive the support they need and deserve, and is eager to help expand IAVA’s base of institutional supporters. Erica plays the cello and holds an MA in Performing Arts Administration from New York University and a BA in Sociology from Wesleyan University.