Tuesday, October 9, 2012

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Catherine Brandt Vacovsky

Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, announced today the election of Robert (Rob) Lamb III, president of Grayson Group LLC, to its BCA Executive Board. 

“Rob has done tremendous work to increase both awareness and public support for the arts,” said Robert L. Lynch, president and CEO of Americans for the Arts. “I look forward to working with him as we strive to ensure the arts expand their reach in America.”

As president of Grayson, a marketing and sales consultancy serving financial services firms, Rob directs the firm’s strategic direction and client development. He has more than 20 years of experience in investment management, capital markets and investment company operations. Before founding Grayson in 2008, Rob led the Private Wealth Management division of Babson Capital Management, a subsidiary of the MassMutual Financial Group.

“I’m delighted to join BCA’s Executive Board,” Rob said. “The arts are a cornerstone of our lives, and I look forward to joining BCA in its important work.”

Rob lives in Weston, CT with his wife, Denise, and their three children. He serves as chair of Weston’s  Board of Ethics. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of Fairfield County (Connecticut) as well as the Board of Directors of KLD Research & Analytics—the leading provider of management tools to professionals integrating environmental, social and governance factors into their investment decisions. In addition, Rob was a strategic advisor from 2006 to 2008 to the Monaco Music Film Festival, which celebrated music and film and was presented  in the Principality of Monaco.

Americans for the Arts is the leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America. With offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City, it has a record of more than 50 years of service. Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts. Additional information is available at www.AmericansForTheArts.org.