Monograph: Business Boomers Penetrate Arts Leadership

Published in: GIA Reader, Vol 17, No 1 (Spring 2006)

Ramona Baker

2005, 12 pages. Americans for the Arts, 1000 Vermont Northwest, 6th floor, Washington, DC, 20005, 202-371-2830, www.artsusa.org

In response to the surprising migration of leaders from the business world to the nonprofit arts sector, the author interviewed eighty-two individuals who had made such career changes and asked: What motivated them? How are they doing? What are the long-term benefits and challenges resulting from this influx of new leadership?