Cindy Harper – Executive Director
Cindy Harper currently serves as the Executive Director of ACT. Cindy has worked as a consultant with non-profit organizations bringing more than 25 years of experience with boards, staffs, and volunteers of arts organizations and community groups. She has expertise in strategic planning, annual and capital fund campaigns, grants and grants administration, prospect research, and program development and evaluation. With a B.S. in Mathematics from Wake Forest University and an M.A. in Arts Administration from the University of New Orleans, Cindy has held various positions with arts organizations including the National Endowment for the Arts, the Mississippi Arts Commission and the Alabama Ballet. Active in the community, she served as president of the Birmingham Figure Skating Club for five years and chaired the 2016 US Figure Skating National Theatre On Ice Competition in Pelham, AL. She has served on numerous other boards including Association of Fundraising Professionals – Alabama Chapter, Magic City Actors Theatre, Space One Eleven and the Music Opportunity Program.