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JALC Announces New Executive Director

Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) announced last Monday the appointment of Katherine Brown as executive director, succeeding Derek Gordon, who was promoted to president last month upon the retirement of former president Hughlyn Fierce.

In her previous position as vice president for development, Brown directed the organization’s fundraising and oversaw the $131 million capital campaign, which made possible the design and creation of the JALC’s new home at Rose Hall. As executive director, Brown will directly supervise the functions of fundraising, marketing and public relations and share management of other administrative functions, including the operations of Rose Hall, with Gordon.

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