Danielle Swan- President
Job: Department Assistant at Drexel University
Favorite Philly Restaurant: Sabrina's Cafe (Try the stuffed French toast)!
Favorite Philly Cultural Institution: I love Philadelphia Theatre Company- they always put on such wonderful productions.
Professional Advice: Events- Be the first one there and the last one to leave.
Lindsay Tucker (Soon to be So)- Vice President
Job: Arts Administration Fellow with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia
Favorite Philly Restaurant: Barbuzzo
Favorite Philly Cultural Institution: I just went to Longwood Gardens
for the first time and it was awe-inspiring.
Professional Advice: Events- Try to participate in as many events outside of class-- it’s a great way to learn about the sector, meet people and get a real idea about what you’re interested in.
Juliet Verde- Events Director
Job: Group Tour coordinator at Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Favorite Philly Restaurant: The last place I went to was twenty manning grill- it was excellent!
Favorite Philly Cultural Institution: Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation
Professional Advice: Get involved, Ask questions, and Smile! The elevator speech is important. Tell everyone who asks why you're passionate about what you do.
Lindsey Gearhart- Advocacy Director
Job: Human Resources Coordinator at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Favorite Philly Restaurant: Parc
Favorite Philly Cultural Institution: Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
Professional Advice: I have always believed that every choice that you make will lead you to where you want to go. Even if you change your mind a million times - each experience builds upon the next and gives you a unique perspective for whatever career you choose. Don't be afraid to embrace those individual experiences and use them to your advantage in moving toward your career goals.
Caitlin Grogan- Volunteer Coordinator
Job: Development and Events Intern at the Please Touch Museum
Favorite Philly Restaurant: Kanella
Favorite Philly Cultural Institution: Fleisher Art Memorial
Professional Advice: Events: Make sure to use all the networking opportunities that come with this program, its a great experience and truly helps in our future career paths.
Eric Mathew Colton- Communications Director
Job: Executive Assistant to the Managing Director, Arden Theatre Company
Favorite Philly Restaurant: Zavino (I highly recommend the pistachio pesto and arugula pizza)!
Favorite Philly Cultural Institution: Philadelphia has such great theatre- Arden, Wilma, PTC and 100+ more… totally check them out.
Professional Advice: Always dress sharp & carry business cards, paper, and a pen with you.