Birch Creek Music Performance is pleased to announce the recent hiring of two qualified individuals to join its leadership team. Their experience spans a range of skills that will help Birch Creek meet the needs of students and audiences on its Egg Harbor campus, and provide the 43-year-old summer music academy with expertise in the areas of finance, community and donor development and creative and graphic design.
The key organizational positions include:
Emily Maher, Baileys Harbor, is Birch Creek’s Marketing Manager. Her expertise in handling a wide variety of assignments makes her well suited to implement emerging and integrated marketing trends. Emily joined Birch Creek in September 2017 and brings with her a background in marketing, advertising and business administration. Her work experience includes Associate Director of Corporate Communications for a real estate investment/development company, and Creative Services Director for an ad agency in Chicago. Since moving to Door County in 2004, Emily has held positions as the Programs Director at the Peninsula School of Art and Office Manager for On Deck Clothing Company. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in business combined with fine arts studies.
With the retirement of long-time, experienced and trusted Finance Manager, Ann Johnson, Birch Creek has hired Carol Boudreau as Finance Manager, expanding Boudreau’s position to include Donor and Community Outreach. Canadian-born and raised, Boudreau received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Texas Woman’s University in Sociology and Mathematics respectively. Carol’s work history includes adjunct faculty at several colleges teaching algebra and statistics and Account Group Manager in market research where she was responsible for building and maintaining client relationships, contracts and budgets while managing her team to create actionable results for her clients. She moved to Door County in 2013. Most recently, Carol was the Executive Director at the Humane Society. With a strong background in business math in addition to her big picture non-profit experience, she will make a great addition to our team.
Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor, WI, is a residential summer music academy for advanced young musicians. With a performance emphasis, students are taught by nationally known performers and educators during the day, and perform alongside them in concerts at night. Four sessions focus on Percussion & Steel Band, Symphony, and Big Band Jazz. 2018 concert and session dates are posted at www.birchcreek.org.