Beth Tuttle is President and CEO of DataArts, a nonprofit organization that empowers the arts and cultural sector with high quality data and resources to strengthen its performance, vitality, and public impact. She also is managing director and founder of METStrategies, LLC, a consulting firm that provides management consulting, strategic and business planning, communications and branding, and leadership development services to cultural and other social benefit organizations in times of major change, transformation or growth.
Beth is a skilled facilitator of group dynamics and an organizational strategist, whose work has focused on envisioning, launching and repositioning institutions as well as initiatives leading to new products and businesses in the nonprofit and corporate sectors. A partial list of METStrategies’ museum clients includes: Crocker Art Museum, Contemporary Museum/Baltimore, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, National Museum of American Jewish History, Newseum, and the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies.
Before launching METStrategies in 2008, Beth served as Deputy Director, Chief of External Relations and Planning for the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and as Senior Vice President for Communications for The Freedom Forum and Newseum. Previously, she was a senior account manager in the advertising industry and has significant experience working with or in technology-based companies in the media and online arenas. She also held leadership positions in the public policy advocacy and foundation sectors where she gained experience in fundraising and philanthropy and grantmaking.
Beth is co-author of Magnetic: The Art and Science of Engagement (AAM Press, 2013), a best selling study on the practices of high performance museums. A graduate of Brown University, Beth is a frequent university guest lecturer and presenter at museum and industry conferences. She has completed the certificate program in Strategic Foresight at the University of Houston and the Leadership Development Program at the Center for Creative Leadership. In 2010-12, she served as Visiting Practitioner at Georgetown’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Management.
Beth lives in Philadelphia, PA and Alexandria, VA, where she is a certified master gardener.
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