PRESIDENT & CEO, DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, ORLANDO
Starting in 2002, Ramsberger led the effort that created the center, which comprises two downtown blocks and features the 2,700-seat Walt Disney theater and a 10,000-sq.-ft. Advent Health School of the Arts. Steinmetz Hall, a multi-form theater and an N1-rated acoustical hall, one of a few in the world, opens this year. Since opening in 2014, the center has held more than 1,600 performances and hosted 2 million guests.
|EDUCATION||Florida State University (BA)|
|FLORIDA ISSUE||Economic diversification, livable wages, education, affordable housing, the environment, and arts and wellness|
|PROFESSIONAL PROGRESSION||My first professional role after graduating was a teaching position in design at the University of Southern Mississippi. From there, I worked in the international theme park and show design field in both design and business development.|
|ALTERNATE CAREER?||A pilot|