|Tampa, FL, May 22, 2019 – Michelle Turman, CEO of Catalyst Consulting Services has been appointed to the newly formed Cultural Assets Commission. The purpose of the Commission is to provide guidance in the administration of the Cultural Assets Program, to serve as a vetting body to consider merits of proposals, to provide recommendations as to periodic funding and grant awards consistent with solicitation processes, and to provide further advice regarding enhancements to the Program to meet the primary objectives set forth by the Board of County Commissioners.|
About the Cultural Assets Program & Commission MembersHillsborough County’s intention in creating this program is to strengthen and promote its cultural assets in the areas of fine arts, historic, natural and recreation through the activation of public spaces, enrichment of the lives of residents, and leverage the private sector’s financial support to achieve greater patron spending, and maximize visitation to our County.
Inaugural members also include: Jason Carroll, Executive Director of Friends of the Riverwalk, Santiago Corrada, President & CEO of Visit Tampa Bay, Nicole DeBartolo of the DeBartolo Foundation, Elizabeth Frazier, Executive Director of the Lightning Foundation, Natalie King VP & COO of Pepin Family Foundation and Jamie Klingman, Owner of the Klingman Group. The program will be overseen by Lindsey Kimball, Director of Economic Development.
Turman has over twenty seven years of arts administration and fundraising experience and is a past board member of the Arts Council of Hillsborough County. Her company has been responsible for increasing the impact and best practices of nonprofit organizations she serves and has raised over $60 million for the Tampa Bay community through her professional and personal philanthropic efforts.
|Catalyst Consulting Services facilitates positive change for nonprofit organizations.|