Online Master of Arts in Arts Administration Faculty

Robert Wildman, M.F.A.

Robert Wildman has been a full-time arts management educator since 2003: As Associate Professor and Director of the Arts Management program at LIU Post (Long Island University/C.W. Post), and creating and directing the program in Performing Arts Management at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He has also taught since 1999 for the limited residency Arts Administration program at Goucher College, and for six years at the Yale School of Drama.

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Janet Brown

Janet Brown is a nationally recognized keynote speaker, workshop leader and facilitator, specializing in governance and leadership, financial sustainability, philanthropic practice, public policy and advocacy, and racial equity in community engagement and services.

Janet recently stepped down as president & CEO of Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA), a national association for private foundations and public agencies. Under her leadership, GIA became nationally recognized for its bold racial equity in arts philanthropy work and its focus on the financial health of the nonprofit sector.

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Eric Gershman

Eric Gershman is manager of Strategy & Business Development for Disney Theatrical Group, where he advises the organization on its commercial live entertainment businesses worldwide. His primary focus areas include long-range strategic planning, industry insight, global research, and organizational learning & development.

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Marion Koltun

Marion Koltun is the founder and CEO of The Koltun Group, specializing in Strategic Management and Development. Marion also serves as the Director of Special Projects at Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc. Over Marion's 40 plus years in the non-profit sector, she was Executive Director of Dance Theater Workshop, General Manager of The New 42nd Street, and National Director of Major Gifts at the Jewish Theological Seminary's Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education.

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Cathy Rumble, Ed.D.

Cathy Rumble has more than 15 years of experience working in program development for visual and performing arts in Georgia and South Carolina. Most recently, she served as program and exhibitions director at the Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken, S.C. Her work there included developing arts programing for constituents of all ages and abilities and curating the exhibitions for the center’s four galleries.

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Dara Silver

Dara Silver is the Vice President of Grant Programs & Partner Relations at The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Last year, she oversaw eight grant and target initiative programs that made 78 awards totaling $1.2 million. Special projects she has worked on include Americans for the Arts’ Arts and Economic Prosperity Study 5, City of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County’s Public Art Commission, City of Winston-Salem’s STAR Community Program, and Family Services’ Family Violence Prevention Initiative. She currently serves on the Americans for the Arts’ Emerging Leaders Council and Forsyth Futures Board.

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David Wohl

David Wohl retired in 2017 after serving seven years as Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts and Professor of Theatre at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. He holds a Ph.D. in Theatre from Kent State University, the M.A. in Dramatic Arts from the University of Connecticut and the B.A. in Psychology from Clark University.

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Learn more about how the online M.A.A.A. from Winthrop, taught by experienced arts administration leaders, can advance your career in the nonprofit arts. Contact a Program Manager toll-free at 833/257-1704 or request more information today.