Press Release The Warhol Adds Jeroen Kwist and Cris Turner to Advisory Board
For immediate release
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
The Andy Warhol Museum has added Jeroen Kwist and Cris Turner to The Warhol advisory board effective March 12, 2021.
Jeroen Kwist is an experienced management consultant and financial services executive. A Dutch national, he has lived in the Netherlands, Indonesia, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Belgium and the United States. Kwist received his bachelor of arts degree in business from Vesalius College in Brussels (affiliated with Boston University) and his master of business administration degree in finance and marketing from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He started his career in the management consulting division of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) and then UNISYS, focusing on strategic transformation projects with a specialty in marketing, customer services and sales. Kwist was also a financial advisor at HBK Sorce Financial and managed high-net worth clients in the international wealth management department of the Bank Of New York Mellon in London, England. He currently works for a family office and sits on the board of several foundations, a medical research company, and the operating committee of the Amsterdam Tigers Ice Hockey organization.
Cris Turner is the vice president & head of global government & public affairs at Micron Technology, a memory and storage solution company. He received his bachelor of arts degree in government from Georgetown University. Turner is a business leader, lobbyist, board member and keynote speaker who passionately advocates for mission-driven initiatives that support small/midsize companies as well as Fortune 1000 corporations. He has a particular interest in the future of work and building learning pathways for underserved communities and communities of color. Turner’s speaking engagements have included SXSW, GigaOm Change, Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Thrival Fest and Dell Technologies/World. His areas of expertise include government affairs strategy, strategic relationships and alliances, and diversity outreach and coalition building.
“Cris and Jeroen together bring vast experiences and global perspectives to an already talented and diverse advisory board. The Warhol is thrilled that they have agreed to help further the mission of the museum and its programs,” stated Erich Smith, chair of the nominating committee of The Warhol advisory board.
The Andy Warhol Museum Advisory Board
Demetrios Patrinos, Chair
Judith Evans Thomas, Secretary
Ann M. McGuinn, Treasurer
Amy Baron Brourman
Judith Evans Thomas
Edith H. Fisher (Honorary)
Vincent P. Fremont (Emeritus)
William E. Hunt (Ex Officio)
Maureen B. Kerr
Dr. Steven Knapp (Ex Officio)
Ann M. McGuinn
Patrick Moore (Ex Officio)
Demetrios T. Patrinos
Dmitri D. Shiry
Juliet Lea H. Simonds (Emeritus)
Erich C. Smith
Joel Wachs (Ex Officio)
The Warhol receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; and The Heinz Endowments. Further support is provided by the Allegheny Regional Asset District.
The Andy Warhol Museum
Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the place of Andy Warhol’s birth, The Andy Warhol Museum holds the largest collection of Warhol’s artworks and archival materials and is one of the most comprehensive single-artist museums in the world. The Warhol is one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
Established in 1895 by Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is a collection of four distinctive museums: Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. The museums reach more than 1.4 million people a year through exhibitions, educational programs, outreach activities, and special events.
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