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Lisa Grove—Guest Speaker
September 12, 2013 @ 8:15 am - 9:00 am
Lisa Grove is Director/CEO, of Telfair Museums.
Mission Statement. Telfair Museums offers compelling expressions of visual culture—embracing three unique buildings and three distinct collections that bridge three centuries of art and architecture. The museum develops awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the arts and serves as a dynamic cultural center connecting people of all ages and backgrounds.
Ms. Grove was appointed as Telfair Museums’ Director/CEO in January 2012. Prior to her appointment, she served for 7 years as Deputy Director of the Contemporary Art Museum St Louis (CAM) and was instrumental in leading CAM to become internationally recognized as one of the country’s leading museums of contemporary art. Prior to her position at CAM, Ms. Grove was a Senior Strategy Consultant for Monitor Group in Cambridge, MA, where she worked with Fortune 100 companies and non-profit organizations on issue including marketing, product development, and competitive analysis.
Ms. Grove is a Kansas City native. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University and received a master’s degree in art history from the prestigious Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. She also received her MBA with Distinction from the University of London’s Imperial College Business School and was one of 40 Americans to be selected as a Marshall Scholar. She is married and has three children.