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corporate sponsorship


As a well-known sponsorship strategist, Zimet is sought out for the ability to make things happen. She has worked both ends of the spectrum – as a corporate funder and working for arts groups – placing her in a unique position to advise on ‘best practices’ with an insider's perspective.


Proven track record of turning sponsorship dollars into profit. 

  • Used culture to brand Chase globally in 14 countries

  • Generated $2 billion in new business using the arts as a strategic

      marketing tool

As Director, Worldwide Cultural Affairs The Chase Manhattan Bank (20 years):

  • Read thousands of proposals and managed millions of ‘donor dollars’

  • Understood the donor mindset – what makes a strong proposal, how business

      thinks, and key benefits desired

  • Empowered clients to create effective and successful partnerships

Educator (Contractor / Consultant), the US Department of State

Led workshops for businesses, arts groups and cultural/press attaches 

  • US Department of State:  Washington, DC

  • Foreign Service Institute:  Arlington, VA

  • American Embassies

  • Hungary 

  • Mexico

  • Serbia

  • Macedonia

  • Russia


  • Business Mexico

  • Crain’s New York Business

  • Florida Trend

  • NY Observer

  • NY Magazine

  • The Wall Street Journal 



what makes us unique

Former funder:

  • Unique insider perspective both as corporate funder and recipient 

  • Read thousands of proposals, managed millions of donor dollars, and understands the sponsor mindset 

  • Enables clients to create more effective partnerships that benefit both parties

Breadth & Experience:

Experience working with ​

  • Financial services and retail business (Sephora, Barnes & Noble)

  • Credit card, corporate banking and private banking

  • Focus in the high net worth/private wealth management space on global, national and local levels

  • Performing and visual cultural communities

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