THE MANN APPOINTS TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS: ALYSE BODINE AND NICOLE LEVINE
PHILADELPHIA (November 6, 2019) – The Mann Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce that Alyse Bodine and Nicole LeVine have been appointed to the board of directors. Bodine is co-managing partner of Heidrick & Struggles’ Global Financial Officers Practice. Previously, she served as partner-in-charge of the firm’s Philadelphia office.
“We are thrilled to have two exceptional Philadelphians join our board of directors at the Mann,” said Catherine M. Cahill, President and CEO. “These women are focused on helping the Mann excel, and each brings a different area of expertise to the table. I am confident they will help to further position the Mann as the premier outdoor concert venue in the city and advance our education initiatives.”
Bodine’s experience comprises of corporate CFO and other senior level financial officer assignments, working with a diverse client base, including Fortune 500, small- and medium-sized public and private companies, as well as private equity- and venture-backed companies across a range of industries. In 2018, Bodine received Heidrick & Struggles’ top regional honor, the Americas Partnership Spirit Award, a partner-nominated and -selected award presented to the partner who exemplifies the collaborative partnership behaviors Heidrick & Struggles seeks to uphold.
Over the years, Bodine has been involved in the Philadelphia community as both an active volunteer and board member of various professional and non-profit organizations, including The Rosenbach, the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia American Marketing Association, the Philadelphia Art Alliance, White-Williams Scholars, and the Junior League of Philadelphia.
“The Mann Center for the Performing Arts has a rich history of bringing a wide range of cultural programming and education programs to Philadelphians,” said Bodine. “As a leading innovator in the performing arts sector, I look forward to serving on the board of this dynamic and energized organization.”
Based in Philadelphia, LeVine is vice president of electric operations at PECO overseeing the daily operation of PECO’s electric distribution system, including management of the company’s distribution system operations and construction and maintenance organization. Prior to her current position, LeVine served as vice president of technical services where she was responsible for the distribution engineering, project management, long-range planning, and vegetation management organizations for PECO.
Outside of the office, LeVine dedicates her time to the local community serving as a director on the boards for the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania and the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia.
“Music and arts education shape lives and enrich our communities,” said LeVine. “It is an honor to join the board of the Mann, a place that contributes significantly to the cultural fabric of the city I love and makes meaningful, and in some cases, life-changing contributions to music education.”
Both Bodine and LeVine join an active board of dedicated trustees who are engaged and committed to furthering the Mann’s mission and strategic vision.
About the Mann
As one of the foremost outdoor music centers in the country, the Mann, a leading non-profit organization, has a historical legacy of artistic excellence as a world-class entertainment destination presenting premier artists in association with The Bowery Presents. Each summer season, renowned symphony orchestras, iconic rock stars and the latest touring artists in indie rock, hip hop, R&B and pop take the stage here. The Mann is the summer home of The Philadelphia Orchestra and has presented critically acclaimed performers in every decade since the 1930s. Located in the heart of Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park, the Mann hosts more than 200,000 visitors annually. Signature concert experiences are surrounded by Philadelphia’s stunning skyline and include seats beneath the Mann’s acoustically acclaimed TD Pavilion at the Mann; picnics, blankets and music under the stars on its Great Lawn; and dining in Crescendo, the venue’s spectacular tented restaurant. For more information, visit MannCenter.org.