Ms. Jeannie L. Howe
Jeannie Howe is executive director of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA), an organization founded by artists and organizations to work toward common goals of critical importance both locally and nationally, and to act as a voice for the cultural community. In the past three years GBCA’s membership has increased from 80 to nearly 500, and programs have grown to include artists grants and awards, professional development (including programs for aspiring arts administrators of color) and region-wide audience development efforts including CultureFly.org. Prior to joining the GBCA, Ms. Howe was founder and president of BayCliff Associates and provided management and fundraising consultation for various nonprofit clients including Everyman Theatre in Baltimore for whom she led a successful $17.7 million capital campaign. Ms. Howe was president of the Everyman Theatre Board of Directors and has held many volunteer positions in the community.