Gabrielle Dean-Rector is a nonprofit professional who has dedicated her career to building a stronger, more equitable Northeast Florida. She believes in the transformative power of the arts, education, and access, which together can foster conversations around challenging topics, spark creativity, and open viewers up to new ideas and experiences. A fundraiser and strategic changemaker, Gabrielle enjoys helping donors turn their passion into action, connecting them with programs that will drive meaningful impact in our community.
A Florida native, Gabrielle is a graduate of Elon University in North Carolina and has spent time living in China and as a Fulbright grantee in Taiwan. Prior to joining the MOCA team, Gabrielle was a key member of the Advancement teams at United Way of Northeast Florida, the Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens, and the Guardian Catholic School. She enjoys spending time with her family, experiencing new cultures and food, reading, and creating art.