Beyond 2021:
Ensuring Arts Resiliency


Meet Our Speakers

Ben Cameron

President, Jerome Foundation
was Program Director for the Arts at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (2006-15). During his tenure, the Foundation created the Doris Duke Artists Awards and received the National Medal of the Arts from President Barack Obama. He received an MFA from the Yale School of Drama, a BA with honors from UNC-CH, and is a recipient of three honorary degrees. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Council on Foundations.

Rebecca Thomas

helps non-profits and their supporters balance their societal aspirations with business realities. She assists nonprofit leaders in making choices that build organizational health and adaptability. Rebecca speaks and writes about the relationship between nonprofit finances and mission success, and she advocates for improvements in the way money flows to the sector. She is the co-author of Critical Steps Toward Capital Health in the Cultural Sector, The Case for Change Capital in the Arts, and Change Capital in Action: Lessons from Leading Arts Organizations.