Our Story

Mission & Vision

To inspire community interaction with history, preservation, and the arts.

Brucemore Staff

Organizational Leadership
  • David Janssen, Chief Executive Officer
  • Tara Richards, Chief Operating Officer
  • Katie Benedix, Director of Business and Development
  • Rachel Potthoff, Facilities Manager
Operational Management
  • Jennifer Beall, Events and Communication Coordinator
  • Greg Billman, Landscape Manager
  • Megan Clevenger, Program and Outreach Manager
  • Ashley Courtney, Office Administrator
  • Scott Humeston, Site Maintenance Specialist
  • David Morton, Curator of Landscape
  • Jessica Peel-Austin, Curator of Museum Collections
Operational Support
  • Liz Dietenberger, Visitor Services Assistant
  • Madison Eberle, Visitor Services Assistant
  • Glenna Houtz, Visitor Services Assistant
  • Miki Miller, Bookkeeper
  • Phil Nickerson, Visitor Services Assistant
  • Buster Sullivan, Visitor Services Assistant
  • Byanca Young, Visitor Services Assistant

Board of Trustees

The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a non-profit organization based out of Washington D.C., owns the Brucemore buildings and landscape. The operation, which oversees care of the estate and programming efforts, are developed by Brucemore, Inc., a non-profit run by a local Board of Trustees.

Board Officers
  • Doug Neumann, President
  • Lisha Coffey, Vice President
  • Kevin Bruns, Secretary
  • Ryan Buresh, Treasurer
Board Members
  • Brian Bergstrom
  • Pat Deignan
  • Shadia Igram
  • Mark Mathis III
  • Akwi Nji
  • Carroll Reasoner
  • Kristin Roberts
  • Kim Schmidt
  • Dr. Jennifer Smith
  • Doug Steinmetz

Jobs & Internships

Brucemore does not currently have any openings.

Internship Spotlight

Brucemore provides internship opportunities in a variety of disciplines, from museum studies to event management. We are excited to showcase our interns and their learning experience with Brucemore!

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