The Arts Partnership of Greater Hancock County has named Peggy Grandbois as its executive director. She succeeds Leigh Esper, who announced her resignation in December.
Grandbois will be responsible for financial and personnel management, media and public relations, as well as strategic planning and development for the local arts organization.
She has served as The Arts Partnership’s education director since August 2005 in addition to serving as assistant director for the past three years. As the education director she has been responsible for all Youtheatre productions and workshops, School Day Performances and promoting arts integration in area schools through the Arts in the Schools and Professional Development Workshop program for educators.
“We have an excellent staff and organization and I am confident that Peggy will continue the implementation of our strategic plan which includes placing an emphasis on our strengths of Arts Education and Community Events. She is the right person to lead our organization. We are excited to continue this positive momentum and provide the community with all the benefits expected from The Arts Partnership,” said Steve Bihn, president of the board of directors for The Arts Partnership.
A graduate of Bowling Green State University and Boston University, Grandbois is also a graduate of the Hancock Leadership Class of 2012 and serves on the board of Hancock Youth Leadership.
She and her husband, Bob, reside in Findlay with their college-age son.
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