Museum Management Consultants, Inc.

Consultants to Cultural Organizations

Adrienne Horn

MMC President

Adrienne has served as a consultant to museums for the past thirty years. She has a Masters Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies of Education from San Francisco State University and non-profit management certification from Harvard University. She has extensive experience in leading project teams in the areas of organizational development, strategic planning, educational program planning and evaluation for youth and adults, market analysis, governance, and project management. Adrienne is particularly well known in the museum field, having served on the Board of Directors for the American Association of Museums as both a director and executive committee member, and President of the Western Museums Association. She is adept at analyzing operational issues so that successful program and business strategies can be planned.

Stephen Horn, II

MMC Senior Vice President

Steve has thirty-five years of experience in the financial services industry including planning, marketing, personnel development and financial analysis. He brings his background as a CEO and COO from the corporate world to assist museums in developing the business side of the organization. Steve has worked with a variety of museums in planning and evaluation of programs and services for the public. Steve, who has a B.A. degree with honors from the University of California at Berkeley in English and Political Science, is also the author of a number of textbooks. He has been a member of the adjunct faculty at Golden Gate University and the Insurance Educational Association in San Francisco and is a former U.S. Military Intelligence Officer.

Katie Sevier Potter

MMC Senior Vice President

Katie has twenty years of experience in nonprofit and cultural organizations, including museums, performing arts organizations, and government arts agencies. Since joining MMC in 2005, Katie has consulted with museums on strategic planning projects, financial and organizational assessments, audience research, and executive search. Prior to joining MMC, Katie worked in the development field, most recently as Assistant Director of a $5 million unrestricted corporate fundraising campaign at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City, and as an independent consultant working with San Francisco nonprofits on fundraising and capacity building projects. Katie has a B.A. in Art History and Political Science from Wellesley College and an M.A. in Public Policy from UC Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy, where she concentrated in nonprofit management and cultural policy.

Georgianna Lagoria de la Torre

MMC Vice President

Georgianna has thirty years experience in leadership, strategic planning, human resources, program development, and fundraising. Before joining MMC in 2011, she was the Director of The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, for fourteen years, where she managed a $3.6 million budget and a staff of fifty, raised $20 million in pledges toward a capital campaign, and $12 million in endowment funds. Prior to this, she directed the Palo Alto Arts Center and the de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University. She has an M.A. in Museum Studies from the University of San Francisco, and participated in the first class of the Executive Program for Non-Profit Leaders – Arts presented by the Stanford Business School Center for Social Innovation. She is an elected member of the Association of Art Museum Directors and field reviewer for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).