I am an ambitious, artistic professional who prioritizes the creation of new and innovative programs and partnerships while maintaining a high level of empathy for others throughout the process.
Ryan Lutz is originally from Sacramento, CA, and graduated from Wabash College with a B.A. in English literature and creative writing. He recently finished a Master in Public Administration with a certificate in Art’s Leadership from the University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy. Previously Ryan worked at SFFILM, a film arts nonprofit, for four years working his way up from Development Intern to Strategic Partnerships Manager. He has also published creative work in BULL: Men’s Fiction, and The Acentos Review. Additionally, I have written and produced a short film that screened at the Twin Cities Black Film Festival and the Royal Starr Film Festival in Minnesota.
Currently, he is an Assistant Manager of Designated Campaigns at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. On the side, he researches ways of implementing mission-based policies to help put government, nonprofit organizations, and businesses in a position to create systemic change for their constituents.