Carl G. Hamm

Carl Hamm joined Alexander Haas in 2019 after serving for 8 years as the Deputy Director for Development and External Affairs at the Saint Louis Art Museum, where he completed the museum’s $145 million campaign at $160 million. He has 30 years of experience in the non-profit sector in development, marketing and executive positions. Carl has worked with organizations representing practically every discipline of the arts, from public radio and chamber music to theater, ballet and the visual arts. Before moving to St. Louis, he served as Senior Vice President for the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, where he created and completed an $80 million campaign to construct a new museum campus in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. He also directed annual giving programs for Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and the Dallas Museum of Art, where he played a leadership role in the museum’s $200 million campaign.

Hamm has served on numerous boards and professional committees and spoken on fundraising and marketing in a variety of settings, including the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) International Conference in San Diego, the Direct Marketing Association’s Non-Profit Day in New York, the Art Museum Development Association, the national conference for PBS affiliate stations, and numerous national conferences for the American Alliance of Museums.

A current member of the editorial review board for Giving USA and the Texas Association of Museums board, Hamm is a past president of the Art Museum Development Association, a past chair of the American Alliance of Museums’ Standing Professional Committee on Development and Membership (DAM), and a past chair of AAM’s Council of Standing Professional Committees.