Lucy Pope Doughty

Manager, Consulting Services

Lucy Doughty serves as the primary project manager for the Institute's portfolio of pay-for-service consultancies and provides research, internal assessment, and strategy development support for clients across a range of arts and cultural industries. Lucy has a background in visual arts, serving as the Collections Manager and Archivist at Sandy Spring Museum in Maryland, as well as supporting the Biltmore House, Newseum, Reynolda House, and Earl Scruggs Center. She received her master's degree in history of decorative art from the Smithsonian-Corcoran College of Art + Design program with a focus on 19th-century American furniture, as well as a bachelor's degree in history from Wake Forest University.

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Jen Rogers

Managing Director

Jen serves as the Finance Director where she manages the budget and financial processes for the Institute. In addition, she serves as Manager, Consulting, providing a wide range of services to the Institute’s clients. Prior to joining the Institute, she has spent over a decade working in production and arts administration with a focus on logistics and producing. Jen has worked with a variety of arts organizations including Shen Wei Dance Arts, Suspension Productions, The Public Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park, Duke Performances, Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), and PlayMakers Repertory Company. Most recently, Jen was the Managing Director for the Virginia Theatre Festival, the professional summer theatre festival in residence at the University of Virginia. She has previously worked with the Institute on their Arts Innovation and Management program and consulting work at the Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM).

At Georgetown University, Jen created her own major in Performance in Society in Interdisciplinary Studies combining Theatre, Psychology and English. She has a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Dmitry Samogray

Research Analyst, DeVos Institute of Arts Management

Dmitry Samogray is the Research Analyst at DeVos, contributing to the Institute's consulting services through research and strategy development. With a concentration on strategic planning and fundraising, his work encompasses capital campaigns, feasibility studies, donor research, organizational audits, environmental research, and long-range planning, amongst other areas.

With a professional background as a classical concert pianist and a keen interest in arts management, Samogray has pursued a multifaceted career that encompasses music education, scholarship, performance, and management consulting. At the keyboard, he is closely associated with the music of the Pulitzer-nominated American composer, Robert Muczynski, and has performed across Europe and the Western Hemisphere. His debut album, Muczynski: Chamber Music, was released by Brilliant Classics in 2017.

Samogray holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, and a Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park. His doctoral research culminated in the first complete survey of Robert Muczynski's solo piano music, which he produced and recorded for his dissertation.

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