Julie A. Richard
Chief Executive Officer
Julie Richard is the CEO of the Sedona Arts Center. She most recently held the position of Executive Director of the Maine Arts Commission which is a government agency that supports and promotes the arts. Prior to her work in Maine, she held the position of President & CEO of the West Valley Arts Council which operates in the West Valley of Greater Phoenix, Arizona and Executive Director of the Metropolitan Arts Council in Greenville, South Carolina. Julie earned BS degrees in Psychology and Music and a MA in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Previous positions include Managing Director of Tulsa Opera in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Managing Director of Syracuse Opera in Syracuse, New York; and Executive Director of the Cayuga Community College Foundation in Auburn, New York. She has held positions on numerous boards and has presented at many national conferences on topics such as board governance, strategic and cultural planning, fundraising, arts education programming, marketing the arts and more.
Chief Operating Officer
Finance & HR Manager
Press Releases and Public Relations
Social Media Contact
School Operations & Membership Manager