Richard A. Doran joined the American Public Gardens Association in November 2017 as Marketing and Communications Manager. In this position, Richard designs and maintains the Association’s overall marketing and communications calendar to achieve the Association’s strategic objectives.
Previous to joining the Association, Richard was Director of Marketing at the Academy of Vocal Arts, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. He has also worked on the staff of Philadelphia City Council and began his career as a correspondent for the Burlington (VT) Free Press. Richard launched the web presence of Philadelphia concert promoter Electric Factory Concerts in 1997 and has developed websites for a number of Philadelphia restaurants and organizations.
Richard graduated from the University of Vermont with a B.A. in History and Political Science. An avid backyard gardener, Richard resides in South Philadelphia with his fiancèe.