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Dr. Jonathan P. Binstock is the Vradenburg Director and CEO of The Phillips Collection. Dr. Binstock comes to the Phillips following eight years as the Mary W. and Donald R. Clark Director of the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG) of the University of Rochester in New York. During his tenure in Rochester, Binstock led an expansion and diversification of the museum’s permanent collection, special exhibition program, public engagement and outreach efforts, and audience, as well as a significant increase in the museum’s annual budget. Prior to Memorial Art Gallery, Binstock served as the Senior Vice President for Modern and Contemporary Art in the Art Advisory & Finance group of Citi Private Bank. He was Curator of Contemporary Art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, from 2000-07, and Assistant Curator at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia from 1998-2000.

Q&A with Jonathan P. Binstock on the blog

Staff Leadership

Jonathan P. Binstock, PhD, Vradenburg Director & CEO

Nehemiah Dixon III, Senior Director for Programming and Community Engagement

Angela Gillespie, Director of Human Resources

Renée Littleton, Chief Communications Officer and Director of Marketing

Elizabeth Racheva, Chief Advancement Officer

Elsa Smithgall, Chief Curator

Anne Taylor Brittingham, Deputy Director for Education and Responsive Learning Spaces

Yuma I. Tomes, Horning Chair for Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion

Board of Trustees

John Despres, Chair
Barbara Hall, Vice Chair
Sala Patterson, Vice Chair
Pamela Gwaltney, Secretary
B. Thomas Mansbach, Treasurer
Patty Alper-Cohn
Beatriz Bolton
Barbara Berish Brown
Susan L. Butler
Robert Drumheller
Nina Chung Dwyer
Josh Eastright
Todd Galaida
Julie Garcia

Bonnie Burke Himmelman
Lynne N. Horning
Paul Killian
Micheline Klagsbrun
Gail Lione
Jane Lole
A. Fenner Milton
Juanita Moore 
Ronald A. Paul
Judy Pomeranz
Harvey Ross
Alice Phillips Swistel
Leslie Wheelock
Elizabeth Williams

Dani Levinas, Chair Emeritus
George Vradenburg, Honorary Chair, Trustee Emeritus

James B. Adler, Trustee Emeritus
C. Richard Belger, Trustee Emeritus
Jonathan Fineberg, Trustee Emeritus
Gerald W. Fischer, Trustee Emeritus
Jay Gates, Director Emeritus
J. Roderick Heller III, Trustee Emeritus
Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan, Trustee Emerita
Dorothy Kosinski, Director Emerita
Toni H. Paul, Trustee Emerita
Thomas D. Rutherfoord Jr., Trustee Emeritus
Alan L. Wurtzel, Trustee Emeritus
Leo E. Zickler, Trustee Emeritus