Board & Staff - Eduardo Ayala Fuentes

Eduardo Ayala Fuentes

Director of Development

Eduardo is a male-identifying person. He has tan skin, dark brown and grey hair, and is pictured here wearing dark framed glasses. He is also wearing a blue blazer jacket, with a dark grey pin striped button-down shirt. The blurred background behind him is light gray and showcases the atrium entry space of the Museum.

Eduardo Ayala Fuentes joined the Queens Museum team in 2022. In his role as Director of Development, he oversees the Museum’s development strategy and budget, and the department’s management and operations.

Throughout his more than 10 years of experience, he has supported organizations through periods of mission evolution and leadership transition, managing relationships through change, and creatively engaging diverse teams and external stakeholders and partners, especially in multicultural and diverse settings. Mr. Ayala Fuentes has also worked at various other educational and cultural institutions across New York City, including being the first director of development for the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, managing the government and foundation grant funding of the High Line, overseeing institutional advancement of El Museo del Barrio, internal communications and public affairs at Yeshiva University’s Einstein Medical School, and corporate relations at the Americas Society/Council of the Americas.

He is currently an Executive MPA candidate at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and received his BA from the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University.