Dallas, TX, July 9, 2007—The Dallas Museum of Art today announced that Jeffrey R. Guy has been named its Chief Financial Officer and Director of Finance and Administration, he will join the museum in mid-August. Guy comes to the Dallas Museum of Art from the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth where he has served as Director of Finance and Operations since 2001.
In his role at the DMA, Guy will be responsible for the effective management of the Museum’s finances, information technology services, human resources, and facilities and protective services. He will report to John R. Lane, The Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art.
“The DMA has grown significantly in the last decade, so much so that, in terms of the size of our operating budget, our facility, and our staff, we now number among the twenty largest art museums in the United States,” said Dr. Lane. “Jeff Guy has the financial and management skills and experience to make a significant contribution to the institution’s advancement at a very exciting point in the Museum’s history, one at which our artistic program is more substantive and alive than ever before and our engagement with our audiences is flourishing at an unprecedented level.”
“I am excited for the opportunity afforded me by the museum’s Board and Dr. Lane,” added Guy. “Engaging art with people in multiple and diverse ways is a challenging task, a challenge which I find energizing and worthwhile. The DMA is poised to take art and cultural education to new heights both in Dallas and nationally, I welcome the chance to assist in this endeavor.”
At the Amon Carter Museum, Guy was responsible for planning and directing all aspects of the museum’s administration, its finances, and operations, including the development and implementation of the Amon Carter’s strategic plan and annual budgeting process.
Prior to joining the Amon Carter Museum six years ago, Guy served as an executive at Bank of America for more than 15 years in various roles of increasing responsibility. His last assignment was with the bank’s Global Corporate and Investment Banking group, where he served as a Managing Director and Business Manager of the division.
A graduate of Texas Christian University with a B.B.A in Management and an M.B.A. in Finance, Guy began his professional career in operations and sales positions at several small banks in Texas.
About the Dallas Museum of Art
The Dallas Museum of Art, established in 1903, has an encyclopedic collection of more than 23,000 works, spanning 5,000 years of history and representing all media, with renowned strengths in the arts of the ancient Americas, Africa, Indonesia and South Asia; European and American painting, sculpture and decorative arts; and American and international contemporary art.
The Museum is located just south of Woodall Rodgers Freeway with driveways on both Harwood and St. Paul providing access to the underground parking garage.
The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day except Thursday, when the Museum is open until 9 p.m. The Museum is closed Mondays, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
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