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Elizabeth Weaver, Consultants Bank

Biography Elizabeth H. Weaver has worked in arts administration for 25 years in Cobb County. She believes in team work, thinking outside of the box and most of all the importance of the arts in our lives. Through her experience … Continue reading

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Kathleen Thompson, Consultants Bank

Biography Dr. Kathleen Thompson has a diverse range of experience including 37 years as an arts educator, board member of two county arts groups and the Advisory Board of the Georgia Council for the Arts, and Executive Director of the … Continue reading

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Candace Long, Consultants Bank

Biography Candace Long has been in the arts & entertainment sectors since 1970 as a: Performer, Writer, Composer, Theatrical Producer, Entertainment Project Developer, Branding & Marketing Consultant and Arts Leader. She understands the “calling” and the struggles of the creative … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Labbe-Webb, Consultants Bank

Biography Check back soon for full biography! Areas of Specialty • Accessibility • Board Development • Diversity Building • Financial Management • Marketing/Public Relations • Organizational Planning • Strategic Planning Consulting Methodology Client List (past 3 years) • VSA of … Continue reading

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Kathy Hoskins, Consultants Bank

Biography Kathy Hoskins is an award-winning creative director and a certified media buyer for Bright Ideas Group, a full service advertising agency in Macon, Georgia.  With over 30 years of combined media and agency expertise, she consults with clients to … Continue reading

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Phyllis Free, Consultants Bank

Biography Phyllis Free is an Interdisciplinary Arts Consultant with more than thirty years’ experience in the arts—in education programs, community arts, and therapeutic treatment programs. In addition to extensive credits as a creative artist working in multiple artistic disciplines, she … Continue reading

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Janina Edwards, Consultants Bank

Biography Janina Edwards is the President of Justwrite! Communications & Proposals, Inc. Since 2003 she has prepared successful grant proposals for many arts organizations and non-profits. Ms. Edwards holds a BFA from New York University in theatre (acting) and an … Continue reading

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Laura M. Disano, Consultants Bank

Biography As a former executive in a Fortune 100 Company, my professional career was continuously intertwined with nonprofit organizations. Initially it was through stewardship and roles as either a member/chairman of the Board. I learned first hand the challenges faced … Continue reading

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Erin Bailey, Consultants Bank

Biography Erin Bailey has been delivering successful community arts programs for more than thirty years, working for the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs. She has held a number of positions, with job responsibilities that included all aspects of … Continue reading

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“Arts & Culture are good for business”

Need for Public Funding of the Arts, from a Business Perspective, 11/11/12 Dave Petersen, a co-founder of Atlanta-based global consulting company North Highland, wrote this guest column for the Saporta Report. He encourages more public funding for arts & culture … Continue reading

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