Festival Mozaic has selected Lloyd Tanner as Executive Director, following an executive search process led by Arts Consulting Group (ACG). He began his tenure on May 23, 2019.
Mr. Tanner is a skilled nonprofit manager and fundraiser focusing on brand management, strategic planning, and business operations. He most recently served as Principal of Double L Analytics and Consulting, working with clients such as LA Opera, Opera Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. During his tenure, he prepared nonprofit and performing arts organizations for financially secure futures, delving into aspects of their pricing modules, donor activity, and patron bases. Prior to his consulting work, Mr. Tanner held the Director of Development position with the Broad Stage in California, where he helped the organization garner $2.5 million from combined giving programs, oversaw a $5 million budget, and planned board development, endowment, and capital campaign strategies. Mr. Tanner has also held several positions with LA Opera, including Associate Director of Development and Director of Business Development, where he managed income generation for a $35 million budget.
Prior to his time in Los Angeles, Mr. Tanner spent several years in Washington, DC, where he served in various development roles such as Director of Development at the Washington Ballet and Associate Director of Development at Washington National Opera. Mr. Tanner is a member of OPERA America, the League of American Orchestras, the Sierra Club, and The Nature Conservancy. He holds a bachelor of music degree from Southern Methodist University.
In making the announcement, Search Committee and Board President Jo Anne Miller said, “We are incredibly excited to welcome Lloyd Tanner to the Festival Mozaic family. His leadership experience and accomplishments achieved at internationally recognized arts organizations will help further establish the ambitious artistic programming of our Music Director Scott Yoo. We look forward to collaborating with Lloyd on further engaging our donors and stakeholders and building their support for the mission and programs of the Festival.”
“I am humbled by this tremendous opportunity to help carry forward the artistic vision Festival Mozaic and Scott Yoo have established and to join an organization deeply supported by the community, a committed board, and a devoted staff,” said Mr. Tanner. “It is an honor to be selected.”
“Congratulations to Festival Mozaic on selecting Lloyd Tanner as its new Executive Director,” said ACG Senior Advisor Shawn D. Ingram. “Mr. Tanner’s exemplary accomplishments in nonprofit fundraising, knowledge of performing arts organizations, and visionary leadership will greatly serve Festival Mozaic as it embarks on its 50th anniversary season.”