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February 2, 2010

GCAC NAMES GOLDSTEIN VP OF MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS & EVENTS

Columbus, Ohio – The Greater Columbus Arts Council is pleased to announce that Jami Goldstein has been named to the new position of Vice President of Marketing, Communication & Events.

Goldstein is leaving her position as director of the Ohio Arts Council’s Public Information Office and will join GCAC later in March.

“This new position provides us with efficiencies in our staffing while adding key management depth and organizational experience to our existing team,” said Baughman. Goldstein will be responsible for external communications, including media relations, online and social media communications, marketing and events, including the Columbus Arts Festival and the Community Arts Partnership Awards.

During her 16 years with the Ohio Arts Council, Goldstein has managed a number of marketing initiatives and events, developed the agency’s Web site and helped build the statewide ArtsinOhio.com partnership. She co-authored the Ohio Arts Council’s The Appreciative Journey: A Guide to International Cultural Exchange and has helped coordinate four international symposia, both in Ohio and Chile. She serves on the boards of ROY G BIV Gallery and the Arts and College Preparatory Academy. In 2008 Goldstein received Business First’s Forty under 40 award for outstanding work in and service to the Columbus community. She graduated with High Distinction from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Communication.

“I look forward to working with the GCAC board and staff and the Columbus community to help create a sustainable and prosperous future for our arts and cultural organizations and ensure Columbus’ place among the top cities in the nation for creative capital,” said Goldstein.

About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, GCAC funds exemplary artists and arts organizations and provides programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus, Franklin County and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support.

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