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New VP Finance & Resource Administration brings extensive experience to Rochester Museum & Science Center

    ROCHESTER, NY— The Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) welcomes Marie D’Alessandro as VP, Finance & Resource Administration. D’Alessandro joins the RMSC to lead several essential processes: financial planning and reporting, co-developing and structuring business planning, and leading growth phases of a multifaceted institution.

    An active member of the RMSC’s Executive Team, D’Alessandro is responsible for directing and overseeing the organization’s financial and resource administration; participating in strategic short/long-term institutional planning; providing leadership and guidance to the Executive Team, cross divisional management, and team members regarding financial and operational issues; analyzing, recommending, and implementing policies in support of RMSC’s financial objectives; and serving in corporate officer capacity as Secretary/Treasurer and lead staff liaison to the board Finance Committee.

    “It is an honor to be a part of an extraordinary organization that has shaped lives and enhances our community for over 100 years,” D’Alessandro said.

    Prior to joining RMSC, D’Alessandro served at the Director of Finance for Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Inc. and Business Office Director for the Rochester Market of Bryant & Stratton College, where she worked for 15 years in senior management positions. She studied at Excelsior College, earning a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

    NOTE: High-resolution headshot available. Contact Mare Millow, Marketing Communications Manager, RMSC, 585.697.1944,

    Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.