President & CEO, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando
The completion of phase two will fulfill a “decades-long dream” of creating a world-renowned artistic destination. The center, covering two downtown blocks and costing a total of $612 million, employs 120 full-time and 115 part-time employees and boasts more than 400 volunteers. In response to the pandemic, the center created a 2,000-seat, COVID-safe, outdoor Frontyard Festival venue. Ramsberger has been president and CEO since 2007.
|EDUCATION||Florida State University (BA)|
|ADMIRES||Suneera Madhani, founder and CEO of Fattmerchant, built an organization recognized by Forbes as one of the top new companies in the fintech industry; Harris Rosen, president and COO of Rosen Hotels & Resorts, is a humanitarian and hospitality legend whose vision is to help the less fortunate.|
|WORRIES ABOUT||Managing the business recovery of the COVID impact and completing construction of the phase-two, $250-million addition, including the 1,700-seat Steinmetz Hall and 150-seat Green Room.|