Adventure Theatre MTC Announces Seven New Board of Directors Members

Seven new members have joined Adventure Theatre MTC's Board of Directors: Kevin Shane (Chair), Business Consultant; Christopher Agan (Treasurer), LockheEd Martin Maritime Systems and Training; Patricia Figge Glowacki, Former Adventure Theatre MTC Board Chair and Supporter; Jan Donohoe McNamara, PBS; Leon Seemann, Yeshiva of Greater Washington; Julie Rosenthal, JR Communications; and HL Ward, President of Monument Bank. They have joined Adventure Theatre MTC's fourteen member Board of Directors.

Adventure Theatre MTC's Board of Directors is Vice-Chaired by Deborah Preston, Montgomery College. Current members are also: Theresa Flanders (Secretary), Fannie Mae; Keith Parsky (Immediate Past Chair), Office of Historical Trust Accounting; Roland Hawthorne, The Meltzer Group; Robert Jacob, Independent Consultant; Daphne Pallozzi, Ardmore Enterprises; Lee Pushkin, National Institutes of Health; Micah Salb, Lippman, Semsker & Salb, LLC, and Honorary Board member, longtime ATMTC and Montgomery County arts volunteer, Carol M. Leahy.

Adventure Theatre (founded in 1951) and Musical Theater Center (founded in 1986) merged into one organization, Adventure Theatre MTC, in 2012. Located in Glen Echo Park (Glen Echo, MD) and Wintergreen Plaza (Rockville, MD), ATMTC cultivates new generations of artists and audiences by creating memorable theatrical productions and by providing young people the highest quality musical theater training. ATMTC serves students at all skill levels and families from diverse communities, approximately 75,000 people annually.

Adventure Theatre MTC New Board of Directors:

Kevin Shane (Chair)
Business Consultant
Kevin is a strategic and results-oriented business consultant. Having more than 30 years of management experience, 20 years in executive Human Resource roles, he has proven success developing and implementing strategies and processes to improve leadership bench strength, organizational effectiveness and business performance. His focus is on designing, leading and executing comprehensive enterprise initiatives to support business strategy. He has held executive Human Resource positions at Transamerica Finance Corporation, First Nationwide Mortgage Corporation, The Travelers Insurance Companies, USF&G. His business consulting in Human Capital includes commercial, government, manufacturing and non-profit organizations. He enjoys helping companies scale their business and see the alignment of strategy, people and process produce outstanding results. Kevin has a Master's Degree from the University of Hartford in Organizational Behavior and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Villanova University. He is a member of the National Association of Business Owners and Entrepreneurs, Resource Associates Corporation, and a certified International Mediator.

Christopher Agan (Treasurer)
Director Business Development Operations, LockheEd Martin Maritime Systems and Training
A 20 year US Navy veteran, served as an officer on ships. Spent final four years on the personal staff of the Chief of Naval Operations dealing with key strategic issues facing the Navy. Started with LockheEd Martin on retirement from the Navy in 2003 where he is currently a Director of Business Development in Manassas, VA. Duties include strategic planning for a $7B segment of LockheEd Martin. Also manages a $250M annual new business fund ensuring that research and development and proposal funds are applied to projects with the best strategic fit.

Patricia Figge Glowacki (Former Chair)

Longtime Adventure Theatre MTC Supporter

During her tenure at Adventure Theatre, Trish wore many hats including acting Executive Director, President of the Board of Directors, Capital Campaign Chair, Treasurer, Education Director, actor, director and producer. As President and Acting Executive Director, Trish spearheaded the effort to renovate the theater's space in Glen Echo Park while negotiating a leasing structure with the new park management, a public/private collaboration. She increased public and private funding, hired an Artistic Director and Managing Director, wrote many successful grant applications and increased the operating budget by 75%. Trish is currently pursuing various writing projects. She has written many short stories and is working on a novel. Her first play, Warning: Take Only as Directed, is expected to debut in late 2013. In addition to her work with Adventure Theatre, Trish has served on many different boards in the past including the Parents Association Advisory board at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart and the Woodstock Theological Society at Georgetown University. Trish and her husband, Tony, live in Washington, DC. Their children are in various stages of college. Christ Child Society of Washington, DC, Abell Guild: Treasurer, Queen of Angels Sodality, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Sustaining Member, Junior League of Washington, Woodstock Theological Society at Georgetown University former Board Member & Catholic Studies Department of Georgetown University Advisory Board Member. Trish has a B.A. in English from Georgetown University.

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