Metropolitan Opera Guild Announces New Director of Development

By David Salazar

The Metropolitan Opera Guild has added a new team member.

Shortly after announcing the arrival of John M. Dowd, the organization has revealed that Greg Joye will join as Director of Development.

Per a press release, he will oversee the Guild’s special events and supervise the organizations activities. He will also be responsible for generating around $2 million in revenue annually.

“I am delighted and honored to join The Guild and its community of fellow opera lovers,” said Joye in the press release. “I look forward to working with the members of the Board as we continue to build support for the Guild’s valued education and community programs, its treasured publication OPERA NEWS and highly-anticipated annual events.”

Joye has worked as Director of Development at The Royal Oak Foundation and was also the Worldwide Director of Development at American Friends of the Musée d’Orsay. He was also the French Heritage Society’s Executive Director.

“We are pleased to welcome Greg to our team,” said Richard J. Miller, Jr., President of the Board of the Metropolitan Opera Guild. “I am confident that he will be a strong advocate for The Guild, creating new opportunities to expand and enrich our connection to the opera community.”