The Contemporary Art Foundation, the organization charged with raising the capital funds to renovate and maintain a permanent home for Contemporary Art Museum
(CAM), announced Rosemary Wyche as Director of Development and Communications.
Rosemary has recently served as Vice President of Development for North Carolina Citizens for Business and Industry, the state chamber of commerce and manufacturers association. In that capacity, she was responsible for membership recruitment, retention and fund raising. In addition, she staffed the NCCBI's Small Business Advisory Board.
Rosemary served as marketing specialist and special projects coordinator in the North Carolina Department of Commerce and coordinated Governor Hunt's trade missions to Israel, Mexico, China, Sweden, Germany, Belgium and Great Britain. In this capacity, she managed logistics and pre-mission planning.
Rosemary has a record of service on boards involving various cultural institutions in the state. She is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of Western Carolina University, the Foundation of the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Board of Stop Hunger Now, and the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Museum of History Associates.
She is a graduate of Bell Leadership, UNC Chapel Hill; Leadership North Carolina; and The Protocol School of Washington, certified to teach Corporate and International protocol . In her position at NCCBI, she twice won the nation's top award for highest market share growth and the Award of Merit for Highest Retention from the Association of Membership and Marketing Executives; and the Triangle Business Journals Top Women in Business Award.
As the Contemporary Art Museum's renovation enters the final construction stage and begins preparing for its public opening, Rosemary will continue to lead the board through the final phase of the capital campaign. Rosemary brings a wealth of fundraising and operational knowledge to the organization and is the perfect addition to the museums professional staff. Rosemarys leadership will be a valuable resource for the future of the foundation, says Carson Brice, Foundation Board Chair.