“On A Mission” with Wanda Willis from the Cummer Museum

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Each week on “On a Mission” we talk to community leaders who are out to make a positive impact in the area. Today, our host Wendy Norfleet talks to Wanda Willis from the Cummer Museum.

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is the largest fine arts museum in northeast Florida. Our mission is to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens and education.

To learn more, visit https://www.cummermuseum.org.

What makes your company unique?: We are at a pivotable moment in history to create an inclusive environment and center of our community.

How do you define success?: Being able to connect and meet the needs of our community through engagement!

Who in the industry inspires you and why?: Our current Director/CEO with her BOLD vision for our organization.

What is a tip for success that you would provide someone in your same industry?: To be able to organize strategy through creativity, collaboration ad community!

What excites you most about your industry?: To be a part of the change during this time…the museum being a place to enjoy art, connect with community, a place for healing, relaxation and enjoyment.

What is the biggest challenge you think you or your organization is going to face in the upcoming year?: Preserving the legacy while moving forward with necessary change within the industry while remaining relevant

Who is a Trustee in our community that you admire and why?: I admire Madeline Scales Taylor because she has been a mentor to many and has taught me the importance of mentoring younger professionals and women in our community.

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