Susana Weymouth to join TBBCA Cultural pARTner The Florida Orchestra
Tampa, Fla. (December 10, 2020) – Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts (“Tampa Bay BCA”) (“TBBCA”) Board of Directors announces that Susana Weymouth will be departing from her role as Executive Director come January 2021. Ms. Weymouth will be joining The Florida Orchestra, the state’s largest performing arts organization, as its new Chief Development Officer.
“We are grateful to Susana for devoting six years to advance TBBCA mission and goals,” said Stephen Gay, board president and chair. “During her tenure, Susana has been a transformational leader and driving force behind our non-profit’s growth and success. Her tireless work and significant accomplishments have taken TBBCA to the next level and impacted countless lives,” he added.
“It has been a privilege to lead the Tampa Bay BCA in close collaboration with dedicated board directors and supporters,” remarked Ms. Weymouth. “The Florida Orchestra has long been one of TBBCA’s closest cultural pARTners, and Maestro Michael Francis was recognized with the 2017 Impact Award. I am honored to be invited to join the TFO team and direct my efforts toward the future success of one of Tampa Bay, and indeed the state of Florida’s, most valuable economic and artistic assets.”
“Susana leaves our organization in a very strong position, both financially and programmatically,” noted Lorna Taylor, TBBCA board director and past president. “We appreciate her commitment and personal and professional contributions. She carries to The Florida Orchestra our best wishes.”
Founded in 1989, the Tampa Bay BCA is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, one of the national Business Committees for the Arts and part of the national private sector network and pARTnership Movement of Americans for the Arts. TBBCA mission is to unite businesses to champion arts and culture for a prosperous community. TBBCA pARTnerships and programs raise awareness and connect businesses and individuals in support of arts and culture as vital economic drivers, catalysts for innovation, creativity, transformation and development, and essential contributors to well-being and quality of life. The arts are good for business and business is good for the arts. www.tbbca.org