Orpheum Theatre Announces Three New Board Members
The Orpheum Theatre, which is operated by its parent organization, the Memphis Development Foundation (MDF), proudly announces that three new members have been added to its Board of Directors: Dr. Scott Morris, Mark Barry, and Robin Orgel.
"The Foundation is honored to welcome our newest Board Members," said Pat Halloran, Orpheum President and CEO of the Orpheum Theatre and MDF. "The commitment that these innovative leaders have given Memphis over the years is extensive and impressive. We are eager to see where their passion and expertise will take us as we move toward the next exciting chapter of the Orpheum's illustrious history."
Dr. Scott Morris, Chief Executive Officer of the Church Health Center: Rev. Scott Morris, MD is a leading voice in the rising faith and health movement. He is founder and CEO of the Church Health Center in Memphis, Tennessee, the largest faith-based healthcare ministry of its type. For more than 25 years he has spurred ecumenical and interfaith support among 200 congregations to provide quality healthcare to the uninsured population of Memphis working in low-wage jobs. The Church Health Center seeks to reclaim the Church's biblical commitment to care for our bodies and our spirits. Long recognized as a national model for serving the uninsured, the Center has spent years connecting people of faith and their congregations with quality health resources and educational experiences.
Mark Barry, President of ServiceMASTER American Home Shield: Mark Barry joined The ServiceMaster Company in August 2012 as president of American Home Shield. Previously, Barry served as president of United Technologies' Automation and Controls Solutions, spent two years as president of GE Security-Americas, spent seven years at Tyco International, including five as president of Tyco's Fire and Security Services Asia division, based in Singapore. Barry also has a strong background in field operations, serving in a number of leadership roles in sales, installation, customer service, and administration for ADT Security Services before it was acquired by Tyco in 2000. Barry graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management.
Robin Orgel, Community Volunteer: Robin Salky Orgel is a lifelong Memphian who graduated from Lausanne Collegiate School and attended the University of Georgia at Athens, where she received a Bachelor Degree in Education. After teaching elementary school in Atlanta she moved back to Memphis to work for the former Memphis City Schools at Grahamwood Elementary. Orgel has been very involved in the Memphis community and served her children's pre-school at Temple Israel as its President. She is a former board member at Lausanne Collegiate School, Jewish Family Services, and Habitat for Humanity. Currently, Robin also serves on the board of Memphis Opportunity Scholarship Trust (MOST), the Jewish Community Center, and Bridges Inc. Robin is married to Billy Orgel and they have 3 children, Benjamin (21), Megan (18) and Hannah (14).
Orpheum Theatre/Memphis Development Foundation Board Members serve two year terms and are eligible to serve three consecutive terms.
The Orpheum Theatre is operated by the Memphis Development Foundation, a non-profit organization that depends on the financial support of the community to carry out its mission to foster the enjoyment and understanding of the arts in Memphis, as well as the economic prosperity of Downtown and surrounding areas. For more information, visit www.orpheum-memphis.com or call 901-525-7800. The Orpheum is located at 203 South Main Street Memphis, TN 38103.