Flower City Arts Center Selects Cheryl Mckeiver As New Executive Director

The Flower City Arts Center (FCAC) Board of Directors announced Cheryl McKeiver as the Center’s new Executive Director.

McKeiver’s professional experience encompasses decades of leadership roles in finance, operations management, in academia, for-profit, and non-profit organizations throughout New York State. Before coming to FCAC, she retired as a vice president and director of training and development at Citibank/Citicorp. In that position she led a global education department that managed Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany, and Portland, Maine. 

Additionally, McKeiver has held numerous positions within Citibank at their corporate offices in New York City and Richmond, VA. Cheryl has influenced the education community of Rochester at Monroe Community College, the State University of Brockport at REOC, and Consumer Credit. She has been a long time financial strategist, offering live, on-air financial guidance on WDKX – 103.9FM.

Cheryl comments, “I come to the FCAC with great enthusiasm knowing this organization was succeeding in its mission to transform lives through art. I believe that through art and FCAC’s creative and dynamic programming-people come together and are inspired to put beauty back into the world.

“It is with great joy and honor to be named Executive Director, and I look forward to working with the Board and staff to strengthen partnerships between the artists and the broader community. I believe there’s an artist in each of us that just needs a bit of nurturing-and that’s the power of our accessible, engaging, and educational programs at FCAC!”

About the Flower City Arts Center

The Flower City Arts Center, now in its 51st year, is a community-based 501(c)3 not-for-profit Educational institution that educates, encourages, and inspires all people to create and enjoy the visual arts. The Flower City Arts Center is the only community visual arts center conveniently located within the City of Rochester.

For more information, contact the Arts Center Office at sbenenati@flowercityarts.org, or visit our website at www.flowercityarts.org