The Averitt Center for the Arts added recently two employees to the team in an effort to fulfill the mission of the organization.
Brandi Harvey is taking over as the program development director. Harvey is a native of Gainesville, Fla. She received her BA in Communications from Brewton Parker College. She has primarily been an educator in previous positions, but also has an extensive background in music and has been a vocal performer all over the region.
Harvey's primary responsibilities at the Averitt are to secure corporate and private funding to support the many quality programs offered at the center. She has three daughters: Emmy, Mackenzie and Madison.
Brooks Adams is no stranger to the Statesboro/Bulloch County community and he was just named business development director. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia Southern.
Adams is a veteran of the United States Army, has served as an internal auditor for Georgia Southern University and was the finance director of the town of Thunderbolt. He has an extensive background in all aspects of business.
Also, Adams is an avid performer in the Averitt Center's community theater and has been seen in multiple productions over the past several years. He is married to Susan and has a daughter, Darien and two sons, Jake and Brandon.
"We are very fortune to add Brandi and Brooks to the Averitt team," said Tim Chapman, executive director of the Averitt Center for the Arts. "They are both very knowledgeable in the arts and passionate about helping us meet and exceed the mission of the Averitt. I have very high expectations for both of them."