Pratt ACM | DM Office

The Arts and Cultural Management (ACM) and Design Management (DM) Programs are located at Pratt Institute Graduate School of Art’s campus in lower Manhattan. For program inquiries, please visit us at our offices or contact us via email phone. We look forward to hearing from you.

Pratt Manhattan
Arts and Cultural Management & Design Management
144 West 14th Street, 4th Floor New York NY 10011
Telephone: 212 647-7538

Dr. Mary McBride
Chair of Arts and Cultural Management & Design Management
Pratt Institute, Graduate School of Art

Chinaedu Maduagwu
Director of Operations
Office of the Chair Arts & Cultural Management and Design Management

Visit Us
Our ACM | DM classes and offices are easily accessible via all mass transit systems:
MTA subways and buses, Metro North, New Jersey Transit and Amtrak.
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To learn more about each of the programs, please visit the links below or contact us directly:
Pratt Institute | The Arts and Cultural Management Program | ACM
Pratt Institute | The Design Management Program | DM


Catalyst Staff

We would love to hear from you! If you have articles ideas, comments on our content, or would like to inquire about current or past publications of CATALYST, feel free to reach out to us at any time.

Catalyst | Leading Creative Enterprise
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Current Leadership Team

Jacqueline Ansell
Editorial Content Lead Manager and Author
DM Class of 2019

Ashley Alvarez
Editorial Operations Lead Manager and Author, ACM Class of 2020

Jacqueline Scarangella
Digital Lead Manager and Social Media, DM Class of 2020

Core Faculty Team

Dr. Mary McBride
Lead Creative Strategist and Executive Editor
Program Chair ACM | DM

Maren Maier
Lead Creative Strategist and Executive Editor
Alumni DM 2008

Leslie Kirschenbaum
Lead Creative Strategist and Design Management
Alumni DM 2012

Faculty Specialist and Advisory Board

Dr. Denise Tahara
Lead Content Advisor

Chinaedu Maduagwu
Director of Operations, Design Management Department

Monte Gibbs
Strategic Technology

Kelly Kocinski Trager
Senior Advisor / Legal Counsel

Chelsea Powers
Digital Strategist
Alumni DM 2012

Marvin Waldman

Hilli Pitzer
Publication Design Expert
Alumni Pratt Communications Design

Our gratitude to a long list of ACM and DM Catalyst Teams.
For their leadership, strategy and creative talents to GROW our platform: Thank you, Thank you!