Marsha Panuce

Sarasota resident, Marsha Panuce, a noted philanthropist, is the Founder and Executive Director of Donte's Den.

A 'Windy City" native, trained in the arts, Marsha began a formidable career as a concert pianist. She enjoyed a very favorable reputation among noted orchestra conductors around the globe and has performed in the most popular concert halls. In between concerts and orchestra assemblies, Marsha started a high fashion business that reached the likes of media and entertainment celebrities in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Her move into media reporting was a natural and covered events from the red carpet at the Oscars in Los Angeles, to the red carpet at the Sarasota Film Festivals. Marsha Panuce's television credits include major network broadcast stations in several markets as well as cable channels.

Marsha Panuce is the Chariman of the Sarasota Orchestra, President of Advance Controls, Inc., a Bradenton electrical engineering controls company, and among other interests supports the Sarasota Humane Society, Sarasota Memorial Hospital and other organizations.

You can reach Marsha at marsha@dontesden.org. www.dontesden.org is the working website of the Panuce Family Foundation.

Marsha is the host of "Animal Outtakes", which airs Saturday mornings at 6:30am on ABC 7.