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LexArts appoints Ame Sweetall as interim president and CEO to lead arts funding, advocacy organization

LexArts announced Monday the appointment of Ame Sweetall to lead the arts funding and advocacy organization as interim president and CEO. Sweetall is co-owner of APS Communications, an integrated marketing and consulting firm offering a combination of design, advertising, marketing, website development and promotional advertising. In addition to her role at APS, she specializes in transitional leadership,...

LexArts’ Nan Plummer leaving January 31 to become executive director of Treeline Conservancy in Ann Arbor

Ellen “Nan” Plummer has announced her resignation as LexArts President and CEO, effective January 31. She has accepted the position of Executive Director of The Treeline Conservancy, a new nonprofit dedicated to creating and maintaining an urban trail along the historic alignment of Allen Creek in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Nan PlummerPlummer began her work at LexArts, the united arts fund and...

LexArts Fund for the Arts campaign kickoff, arts showcase, set for Tuesday at Transylvania

LexArts, Lexington’s United Arts Fund and community arts council, will renew its commitment to raising funds on behalf of Lexington’s arts and culture industry at a campaign kickoff and arts showcase on Tuesday, March 14. The even begins at 5:30 p.m. at Haggin Auditorium on the Transylvania University campus. Doors open at 5 p.m. Arts administrators, area business leaders, local government...

LexArts chooses new president and CEO from Arkansas, Michigan after nationwide search

Ellen A. Plummer has been selected to lead LexArts as president and CEO. Plummer, known as “Nan,” will begin her tenure on Nov. 17.   Plummer’s appointment followed a nationwide search for a successor to retiring CEO James Clark and her unanimous approval by the LexArts Board of Directors.   Nan Plummer (Photo from LinkedIn) Plummer comes from Little Rock, Arkansas, where...