Commons Good Podcast: Michael Romy Greer, Artsfund Seattle
In this episode we’re talking with Michael Greer about the arts and it’s essential role in our social and civic fabric. We might also consider it’s role in our economy. The arts industry employs more than 5 million people and drives 900 billion in economic activity across our nation. The choices we make in the next six months about how we support and find our intersectionality with the arts will impact the next 60 years.
Michael Greer is the President & CEO of ArtsFund Seattle. He is a former professional dancer and experienced executive, Michael’s leadership experience spans both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. He previously held roles as the executive director of Oregon Ballet Theatre and Portland Ballet in Maine. Michael started his arts career as a dancer with Ballet West in Salt Lake City, where he danced for six years.
National Civic Review: Civic Engagement and Inclusion Through Art (Access Code: TT21)