Before joining the staff at Lighthouse ArtCenter, Ms. Politsch was a Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo Private Bank in Baltimore, Maryland. After 38 years in banking and wealth management, retired from the banking world to pursue her passion for the arts and begin her position at the Lighthouse ArtCenter. Ms. Politsch served on the Maryland Hall Center for The Creative Arts (Annapolis, MD) Board of Directors Executive Committee and as Chairman of their Finance Committee. She also served as the Chair of their annual fundraising event, All That Art, that took place on April 29, 2016. Ms. Politsch holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Missouri. She began her financial career in Kansas City with Waddell & Reed and moved to Baltimore to serve as a portfolio manager for Bank of America. She has also managed portfolios at PNC and Andersen Tax. In 2010, she joined Wells Fargo Private Bank as a Wealth Advisor. Besides her work with Maryland Hall, Ms. Politsch has been involved with The Kidney Foundation, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Chesapeake, Paul’s Place, and is a founding member of Leadership through Athletics. She established her own fused glass art studio at Maryland Hall and has published two books of her photography. She is also an avid scuba diver. Ms. Politsch was named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by The Daily Record, which recognizes outstanding women who are both professional and community leaders.