With more than twenty years’ experience in strategic planning, management, and
fundraising in the non-profit cultural sector, Dan joined the Heard Museum as Director
of Strategic Development and Programming in June 2016. His responsibilities include
oversight of the Heard’s Development, Education and Public Programming divisions, as
well as the museum’s festival and live event programs which include events such as First
Fridays, El Mercado de las Artes, Holidays at the Heard, and the Annual World
Championship Hoop Dance Contest. Prior to joining the Heard team, his experience
included serving as Director of Individual Campaigns for the Kennedy Center in
Washington DC, Executive Director of Miami City Ballet, Senior Consultant for the DeVos
Institute of Arts Management, as well as production and fundraising roles at PBS and
NPR. He is a graduate magna cum laude of Boston University and resides with his family
in Phoenix, Arizona.
Angie Kim is the President and CEO of the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI), which supports individuals in the arts, including artists, independent designers, cultural producers, and arts professionals. Ms. Kim has more than 15 years of nonprofit arts and philanthropy experience with private and family foundations and regranting intermediaries, having worked in various roles as a grant-maker, evaluator, and communications specialist.
As a program officer at the Getty Foundation, she directed its internship program for multicultural undergraduates to gain professional experience in the arts and managed an international fellowship for curators. Prior to the Getty Foundation, she was director of programs at the Flintridge Foundation, where she was responsible for grants supporting environmental conservation, ensemble theaters, and individual visual artists. She introduced grant-making changes that focused on nonprofits’ financial and artistic capacity and influenced more national funding for those fields. Ms. Kim is also an expert in private philanthropy, having worked as director of programs at Southern California Grantmakers where she provided programming on philanthropic issues to independent, family, community, corporate, and operating foundations as well as individual donors.
She has been active in Los Angeles Arts Funders, the Los Angeles Arts Loan Fund, and was a working group member that brought the Pew Cultural Data Project to California. She served on the boards of Leveraging Investments in Creativity and as vice-chair of Grantmakers in the Arts. She is a current Council Member of American Alliance of Museum’s Center for the Future of Museums.
Ms. Kim received her bachelor’s degree in art history and English literature from Linfield College, master’s degree in art history from University of Southern California, and Ph.D. from Walden University.
Arnaldo J. López
Arnaldo J. López is an arts manager and development strategist with a Ph.D. in Latin/o American Literatures and Cultures from New York University.
He joined Pregones Theater in 1999, just before the company set out to transform a South Bronx warehouse into a new performing arts center, and is part of the leadership team that engineered the company’s recent merger with the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater in Manhattan. As Development Officer, he plays a key role in planning and diversified fundraising, including government, corporate, foundation, and individual contributions. Experienced in nonprofit arts management and the peer-reviewed funding process, Mr. López also works as advisor and consultant to other organizations and individuals mapping paths towards sustainable arts practice. His professional background includes 10 years in letterpress/graphic design and five years of college-level teaching. He is a member and former Board Vice Chair of The Bronx Council on the Arts and a frequent collaborator with the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures.
Elaine Grogan Luttrull
Elaine Grogan Luttrull, CPA, is the founding owner of Minerva Financial Arts, a company devoted to improving financial literacy among artists and arts organizations through coaching, business planning, and education.
Ms. Luttrull is an assistant professor at the Columbus College of Art & Design, where she serves as the Department Head for Business & Entrepreneurship and where she created the CCAD Women’s Leadership Institute. Ms. Luttrull previously served as the Director of Financial Analysis for The Juilliard School, and she is the author of Arts & Numbers, a financial guide for creative entrepreneurs. Her presentations have been featured nationally by the DeVos Institute of Arts Management, Americans for the Arts, the Arts & Business Council of New York, the Ohio Art League, Playwrights of New York, the Lark Play Development Center, and the Foundation Center.
Maud Lyon is President of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, a national leader in arts and culture advocacy and research.
Previously, she founded and led CultureSource, a professional association of arts and culture nonprofits in Detroit and southeast Michigan. Ms. Lyon has broad experience in organizing collaborations and in forming strategic alliances with diverse organizations.
Ms. Lyon has a broad perspective on arts and culture, on what it takes for nonprofits of various disciplines to thrive, and on the role that culture plays in the community. She began her career in history museums, and she was the Executive Director of the Detroit Historical Museum from 1990-99. She led Detroit’s Tricentennial celebration in 2001, organizing year-long activities that involved hundreds of organizations, attracted millions of participants, and created legacies of public art and an urban park. As Senior Vice President for Community Relations for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra from 2002 to 2003, she worked on a public tax campaign and the launch of a new performing arts center.
Ms. Lyon has consulted with a wide range of cultural institutions on development and strategic planning. She facilitated the merger of four nonprofits to form the Belle Isle Conservancy to support Detroit’s 985-acre island park, guiding the Conservancy through its merger, launch, and start-up phases.
Ms. Lyon has a bachelor’s degree in history from Cornell University, a master’s degree in museum studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program, and a post-graduate certificate in museum administration from the Museum Management Institute of the Getty Trust.
Robert J. Orchard
In October 2009, acclaimed theatre producer and educator Robert J. Orchard became Emerson College’s first Executive Director for the Arts and the Stephen G. Langley Chair in Theater Management and Production.
Previously, Mr. Orchard was Managing Director of the Yale Repertory Theatre and School of Drama, where he also served as associate professor and co-chair of the MFA Theatre Administration Program. Following his time at Yale, Mr. Orchard was the Founding Managing Director of the American Repertory Theatre (A.R.T.) and subsequently Executive Director. He was also the architect for the A.R.T. Training Institute and its relationship with the Moscow Art Theatre School, as well as Director of the Loeb Drama Center at Harvard. Over a 30-year tenure at the A.R.T., Mr. Orchard produced more than 200 works (the vast majority of which were premieres) and collaborated with many of the world's most respected directors, playwrights, and composers.
Mr. Orchard has served as chairman of both the Theatre and the Opera/Musical Theatre Panels at the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as on numerous other national and local boards. In 2000, Orchard received the Elliot Norton Award for Sustained Excellence. Recently, he received the Moscow Art Theatre's highest award for Distinguished Service the Morozov Diamond Award.