Stella T. Maloyan

Principal

Stellar Strategies LLC

Stella T. Maloyan is principal of Stellar Strategies Group, working with various nonprofits nationally to help build and grow their capacity and impact.

Prior to having her own practice, Stella was the founding director of development at LAANE for over 18 years, creating and overseeing the organization’s private fundraising programs and events. In her time at LAANE, Stella helped raise over $25 million and created two of the city’s signature events: the City of Justice Awards Dinner (LA’s premier progressive political/labor fundraiser, with close to 1,000 attendees) and the Women for a New Los Angeles Luncheon (the largest annual women’s empowerment forum in California, with a unique and diverse gathering of speakers, honorees, and attendees nationally). She also developed the LAANE advisory board, which has helped build power for LAANE throughout the years.

She also formulated a long term entertainment outreach strategy for LAANE, with the objective of engaging Hollywood power brokers, celebrities, and executives from the music, film and television industries in LAANE’s work. Stella was appointed by Mayor Garcetti to the L.A. Convention and Tourism Development Board of Commissioners, where she served from 2015 to 2019.

Stella has served on various boards, including the Getty House Foundation board, and Armenian General Benevolent Union. Currently, she is a founding board member at the Gender Equity Policy Institute and an Advisory Board member at LAANE. For her decades of service, Stella was honored at the 2023 LAANE City of Justice Awards Dinner.