Frauenthal Center Announces New Managing Director

Muskegon, MI — The historic Frauenthal Center, located in downtown Muskegon, has hired West Michigan arts professional, Ricki L. Levine, to serve as its new managing director.
“We are delighted to welcome Ricki to the Frauenthal Center,” said Chris McGuigan, president/CEO, of the Community Foundation for Muskegon County (CFMC). “As we launch a new year and a refreshed vision for the Center, we are confident that Ricki’s leadership will strengthen the team and enlarge the Center’s presence in West Michigan.”

The Community Foundation for Muskegon County owns the Frauenthal Center and provides the Center with annual grant support as part of its community investment and commitment to the arts.

Levine brings a wealth of arts management experience to the Frauenthal Center position. She served as the development director of St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids where she managed a $5.5 million capital campaign and as the managing director of the professional Mason Street Warehouse theater in Saugatuck where she was responsible for theater operations, development, advertising and marketing.

“I am so pleased to join the dynamic and historic Frauenthal Center,” said Levine. “There are so many innovative things going on in Muskegon and being able to engage the community and generate economic growth through the diverse programs of the Frauenthal Center is very exciting.”