Eileen has over 25 years of experience in nonprofits, as administrator, producer, and performer. She earned a BA from UMass and a Master in Public Administration from NYU. She began a professional musical career at the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, and continued with the San Francisco Opera Chorus. In addition to teaching privately, Eileen has served as Music Director for many musicals in local public schools. Eileen was executive and artistic director of Island City Opera, which she founded in 2014. She is currently Major Gifts Officer for Music for Minors. She is also a board member with Radium Presents, committed to building a new performing arts center in the East Bay.