Stephanie Grosskreutz: Executive Director
Since 2004, Stephanie has acted as Managing Director of Visit Sarasota County. During her 11 year tenure, she led all operational aspects of the organization and acted as liaison with arts organizations throughout the region and nationally to promote Sarasota as a cultural destination. Prior to that, she worked as a Travel Industry Sales Manager at the Longboat Key Club. In addition, Grosskreutz served as RCLA Town Hall Chair (2013) and has volunteered with RCLA for over 6 years.
Membership & Events Administrator
Originally from Miami Beach, Florida, Michelle moved to Sarasota in 2011 after graduating from Florida International University, where she received her Bachelor’s in English with Magna Cum Laude honors. She focused her degree on creative writing and postmodern American Literature.
Since 2012, Michelle has worked for the Education Foundation of Sarasota County as their Program and Events Director. She was responsible for their Classroom Grants Program, their gala, the Evening of Excellence art competition and auction, the Science Fair, and other initiatives and collaborations with the School Board.
Michelle has a passion for education and the arts, and looks forward to meeting the wonderful members that make the organization so successful for the community and Ringling College.