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August 12, 2016 -- andrew

Donna Goyak Named Interim Executive Director of Chatham Baroque

PITTSBURGH, PA – Donna Goyak has been named interim Executive Director of Chatham Baroque, Inc. In addition to managing business operations and helping to launch the ensemble's 2016/17 Season, she will be working alongside the Board on an extensive internal evaluation to identify priorities and key strategies for the next chapter of the 26-year-old organization.

Donna’s tenure will follow that of Marc Giosi, Executive Director of the past five years, who recently announced his departure. Board President Lauren Stern said: “We’ve built up our audiences and greatly increased our program offerings over the past few years. Now is the time to take a thorough look at our organization and examine our practices to assure we have a solid structure for the future. Donna is the perfect person to help us in this effort,”

Goyak’s recent work has included serving as Founding Producer of Maker Faire Pittsburgh and General Director of Attack Thetre, Inc. She has many years of experience working as a “strategic” interim executive for several cultural organizations and social service and economic development agencies. The timeline and details for the search for a permanent executive will be determined in the coming months.