The Board of the London Town Foundation is pleased to announce that Mickey Love will become the new Executive Director of Historic London Town and Gardens on January 23, 2023. She is an accomplished non-profit cultural arts and education administrator with 20+ years of experience.
“After an extensive search, we are excited to welcome such a competent leader with established management experience, fundraising achievements, and expertise in marketing and government relations,” said Robert C. Leib, President of the Board.
“I’m excited to join London Town with its rich heritage, culture, and beauty,” Love stated. “I look forward to working with the staff and board to continue their outstanding programs.”
Prior to joining London Town, Love served as the Managing Director of Encore Creativity for Older Adults in Washington, DC, the nation’s largest choral arts program for seniors.
Additionally, she spent 10 years as Executive Director at the Dorchester Center for the Arts, the county’s cultural arts center and council. She oversaw a nearly $2 million dollar capital campaign to renovate its historic 14,000 square-foot facility in the downtown’s Arts and Entertainment District. Under her leadership, the organization received several awards, including What’s Up? Eastern Shore Magazine’s “Best Arts Program” and “Best Gallery Recognizing National and Regional Artists.”
Other career roles include serving as the Education and Cultural Enrichment Manager for the City and County of Broomfield, Colorado, Library and Cultural Affairs Division; Executive Director for the Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences; and Area Director for University of Maryland Extension.
Love earned her Master of Arts in Arts Administration from Savannah College of Art and Design and received her Bachelor of Science in Business from Pennsylvania State University.