Senior Vice President for External Engagement
As Senior Vice President for External Engagement, Anya Hoerburger brings a personal approach to fundraising. Her focus is on cultivating lasting relationships and highlighting the excellent work happening daily throughout Educational Alliance. As a proud fifth generation New Yorker, it excites her to strategize new ways to help our neighbors, bringing over 15 years of development experience to our community-based organization.
Anya previously served as Senior Advisor to the Managing Partner and Managing Director of Investor Relations and Communications at InterMedia Partners, LP. As a senior advisor to business, non-profit and government leaders, Anya became the trusted authority for raising the necessary capital to fund an organization’s ambitions. Through her work in both development and communications, she has overseen large-scale capital raises and multiyear campaigns.
In over fifteen years in development, Anya has raised nearly $1 billion dollars from institutional investors, family offices and individuals for politics, businesses, non-profits and arts organizations. Anya’s approach to fundraising is threefold: build genuine lasting relationships; know both how and when to ask for money; and insist on supporting and promoting a great product. Through her exceptional ability to collaborate, she integrates distinct people and agendas in support of a common goal.
Anya knows that an excellent communication strategy is key to building genuine lasting relationships. At InterMedia Partners, she lead a PR/communications team, overseeing investor events and managing all internal and external corporate communications. She also contributed to and edited investor reports and communications and oversaw the Fund’s Advisory and Limited Partners’ Boards.
Anya is chair of the board of Planned Parenthood NYC Action Fund, an advisor to Emily’s List, and longtime supporter of Common Cause. Additionally, she is a charter member of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Currents. Anya is a graduate of Smith College with a B.A. in Government and holds a Certificate in Finance and Accounting through Columbia Business School. She resides in Dumbo, Brooklyn.