Catherine Heitz New
Catherine Heitz New, Chief Advancement Officer and Deputy Director of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, graduated summa cum laude from the College of Charleston with Bachelor degrees in Arts Administration and Fine Art. Prior to her tenure with The Arts Council, she worked with the City of Charleston Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, PURE Theatre, and as a consultant to several non-profits including colleges, community foundations, professional development groups and arts organizations. She has been with The Arts Council since 2006 and raised more than $46 million during her tenure. She helped lead the successful Comprehensive Campaign for the Arts that built the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts and established The Arts Council Endowment Fund.
New is a graduate of the Leadership Winston-Salem Class of 2009 and was named one of the Triad Business Journal’s 2014 40 Leaders Under 40. As a volunteer she has served as a Board and Executive Committee Member of Arts North Carolina, Piedmont Craftsmen, the Junior League of Winston-Salem, the State Political Action Committee of the Junior Leagues of North Carolina, Triad Academy, DASH Young Professionals, and as a committee member for special events benefitting Brenner Children’s Hospital and The Children’s Museum.