Nealy Andrews named Executive Director of the Toe River Arts Council

Nealy Andrews, photo by Craig Dillenbeck

Press release from Toe River Arts Council:

The Toe River Arts Council has appointed Nealy Andrews as Executive Director, a position that Denise Cook exemplary has held for 30 years. Nealy is from Hickory, North Carolina with a degree in Arts Education from Appalachian State University at which she is completing a MPA with a concentration in nonprofit management. She has held administrative positions at Artspace in Raleigh, The Turcin Center for the Visual Arts at ASU, and Mayland Community College. Nealy says, “Stepping into this new role with TRAC feels like the perfect marriage of my love for the arts and my passion for growing and enhancing the community that has come to mean so much to me.” “We had a significant number of well-qualified potential candidates for the position,” said Chair of the TRAC Board, Dr. Dan Barron, “however, Nealy was the unanimous choice of the Search Committee, the Board and the TRAC Staff. We are looking forward to working with her to continue building on the strong foundation established by Denise Cook.”

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