ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Anne Bergeron has over 25 years of experience in cultural enterprise in the public sector. An expert in nonprofit management, organizational development, fundraising and engagement, she currently runs her own consulting firm serving arts, design, education and historic preservation clients. Previously, she held senior posts at the Missouri Arts Council, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Rhode Island School of Design, and most recently, Dallas Museum of Art, where she led its external affairs division to enhance participatory engagement. 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 later 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 senior museum consultants. She resides with her husband in Providence, RI.
Beth Tuttle is the president and chief executive officer of the Cultural Data Project. She is an author, leader, and organizational and brand strategist with expertise in the cultural, philanthropic, advocacy, and corporate sectors. Previously, Beth founded and served as managing director of METStrategies, LLC, which provides strategic counsel, planning, and branding services to cultural, philanthropic, and other social benefit organizations. She served as deputy director and chief of external relations and planning for the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and as senior vice president for communications for The Freedom Forum and Newseum. 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 the National Center for Arts Research at Southern Methodist University. Beth is a graduate of Brown University and resides in Philadelphia and Alexandria, Va.