FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: St. Petersburg, Florida, (July 20, 2023) – The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance (SPAA) is excited to welcome Michelene Everett to the SPAA Board of Directors. Senior Events Manager with American Express Global Business Travel, Michelene Everett brings over 15 years of event management experience, including city-wide conferences with up to 100,000 people, to the SPAA Board.
“St. Pete is where culture and travel converge. I believe our local arts community plays a vital role in shaping our city's identity, attracting tourists, meetings, and conferences interested in cultural experiences, all of whom contribute to the economic and social development of the city we are proud to call home,” says Michelene.
SPAA is excited for Michelene’s contributions to further our vision of strengthening and sustaining the art and cultural community within St. Petersburg through collaboration, economic growth, education, and adequate and consistent funding.