ArtsBuild Welcomes Four New Members to its Board of Directors

ArtsBuild welcomed four new members to its Board of Directors on August 26. New members are Suzy Anthony, Mary Kilbride, MaryStewart Lewis, and Sybil Topel.

Suzy Anthony is Chief Financial Officer at the Public Education Foundation. She is active in the community and serves on the ArtsBuild financial review committee, Ochs Center for Metropolitan Studies board, and the Common Cents Financial Literacy board. Ms. Anthony is a Chattanooga native and graduate of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Mary Kilbride is a very active community volunteer who currently serves on the boards of AVA—Association for Visual Arts, Women’s Fund of Greater Chattanooga, United Way of Greater Chattanooga, and WTCI. She also served on the 2015 Siskin Possibilities Steering Committee and was the Co-Chair of the 2015 Ruth Holmberg Arts Leadership Award.

Also a native of Chattanooga, MaryStewart Lewis is currently with BB&T Huffaker after 16 years with AT&T. She is involved with several community organizations including Memorial Hospital Foundation, Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, Urban League of Greater Chattanooga, Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Board, and the Southeast Tennessee Development District.

Sybil Topel serves as Vice President of Communications with the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce. Prior to relocating to Chattanooga, Ms. Topel was President of Coastal Creative Communications, Marketing Director of Street Dixon Rick Architecture, and Vice President of Spaeth Communications.

“I am delighted to have these four talented leaders join us on the ArtsBuild Board,” said Lee Davis, Chair of the ArtsBuild Board of Directors. “Each of them brings a unique perspective and passion for furthering our mission of building a stronger community through the arts. This is an exciting time for ArtsBuild and the arts in Chattanooga.”