Lauren Gilmore

Lauren (she/her/hers) works closely with the President and Chief Officer for Finance & Administration as part of the Administrative team to oversee the Membership Program, Job Bank and keep things running smoothly around the office as Manager of Membership & Administration. Before joining the Cultural Alliance team, Lauren was Assistant Director of Admission at Westminster Choir College. Lauren has a Bachelor’s in Music Education and a Master’s in Voice Pedagogy and Performance. In addition to being Manager of Membership & Administration, Lauren volunteers with different arts organizations around the city and enjoys reading, traveling and her yoga practice.

Read more about Lauren in her Meet an Alliancer blog.

Manager of Membership & Administration
Lauren Gilmore

Allison Vanyur

Allie (she/her) received her BS in Entertainment & Arts Management, with a concentration in Dance and a minor in Business Administration, from Drexel University. As Grants & Events Manager, she administers the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts re-granting program, manages the STAMP (Students at Museums in Philly) and its Teen Council and plans many of the Alliance’s events including the Annual Meeting. Before joining the Cultural Alliance, Allie served as Communications Associate for The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage and as Marketing & Communications Manager for BalletX. In addition to being Grants & Events Manager, Allie is an instructor at Freehouse Fitness and enjoys yoga, hiking and attending live music concerts.

Read more about Allie in her Meet an Alliancer blog.

Programs Manager
Allie Vanyur

Stuart Adair

Stuart Adair (he/his) has a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  As Chief Officer for Finance & Administration he oversees finance and human resources and works closely with the team that manages membership, IT, events, grantmaking and general administration.  Prior to joining the Cultural Alliance, Stuart was Executive Director of Astral Artists; an associate with Your Part-Time Controller; Director of Business On Board and Business Volunteers for the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia; and Director of Housing at Internal House Philadelphia.  Stuart is on the board of the Philadelphia Cultural Fund and served as Treasurer for the past 4 years. Stuart also participated in the Shannon Institute Leadership Program in 2014.  Stuart loves to travel, visit museums, and attend theatre and music performances.    

Read more about Stuart in his Meet an Alliancer blog.

Chief Officer for Finance & Administration
Stuart Adair
(215) 399-3519