ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Anne Bergeron has spent nearly three decades working to advance the programmatic and business side of nonprofit cultural enterprise. She specializes in planning, organizational development, fundraising and strategic communications. Currently, she is the managing director of the Brown Arts Initiative, a consortium of arts departments and programs working collaboratively to enhance the visual, literary and performing arts at Brown University. Since 2007, Anne has also run her own consulting firm serving clients in the arts, museum, design and historic preservation fields. Previously, she held senior management positions at the Dallas Museum of Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Missouri Arts Council and National Writer’s Voice Project. Anne also writes, teaches at the graduate level, and lectures at industry conferences. She has a B.A. from Trinity College and an executive certificate in nonprofit management from Georgetown University’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership, where she served as visiting practitioner in 2010-12. Anne is a member of the American Alliance of Museums, ArtTable, and The Museum Group, a national consortium of seasoned museum consultants. She resides with her husband in Providence, RI.
Beth Tuttle is president and chief executive officer of the American Horticultural Society. She is an author, leader, and organizational and brand strategist. Beth also founded and serves as managing director of METStrategies, LLC, a consulting firm providing strategic counsel, planning and branding services to cultural, philanthropic and other social benefit organizations. From 2013 to 2017, she served as president and CEO of DataArts, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing the power of data to the business of culture. Previously, she held leadership positions at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, America’s Promise, The Freedom Forum and Newseum, and People for the American Way. As a corporate advertising executive and consultant, she represented such clients as IKEA, the Microsoft Network, Priceline.com, General Foods’ Yuban Coffee, Corning Glassworks, and MCI. In 2010 through 2012, she was a visiting practitioner at the Georgetown Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership. She is a member of the American Alliance for Museums, The Museum Group, and Americans for the Arts, and serves on the national advisory committee for SMU DataArts, the National Center for Arts Research. Beth is a graduate of Brown University and resides in Alexandria, Va.