SARASOTA, FLA.- The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
announced that Mark Terman has joined the staff as the senior director of development. With more than 30 years of development experience, Terman served as executive director of principal gifts for 19 years at Michigan State University where he worked most recently with MSU leadership on the universitys successful $1.8 billion campaign. He was the lead fundraiser on the Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU which opened in 2012. Before his time at Michigan State, he was the president of the Michigan Fitness Foundation Governors Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. He holds 2 masters degrees in the arts, including one in Music from Michigan State University.
Steven High, The Ringlings Executive Director said, We are thrilled to have hired a candidate with Marks high level of development expertise. We eagerly anticipate his arrival and look forward to introducing him to the Sarasota community.
Terman, whose duties at The Ringling will commence Aug. 23, said, I am excited to join The Ringling and Florida State University. I am looking forward to engaging with the people of Sarasota and to continue advancing the museums mission of inclusion, inspiration and excellence. Mr. Terman and his wife, Denise have vacationed in the Sarasota area many times and have a son and daughter-in-law in Bradenton.