KRAVIS CENTER Names Jeffrey Bateman to Board of Directors
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
Names Jeffrey Bateman to Board of Directors
(West Palm Beach, FL – July 6, 2011) William A. Meyer, Chairman of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, today announced that Jeffrey Bateman has been named to the nonprofit organization’s Board of Directors. Also announced was the election of the officers for the organization.
Jeffrey Bateman, Regional Vice President of the legendary Tiffany & Co. is also a caring and compassionate philanthropist and active community leader in the Palm Beaches, who – in addition to the Kravis Center – has worked with many outstanding local and national organizations.
Mr. Bateman is currently or has been a member of the boards of the Turtle Nest Village, Young Friends of the Opera, The Foundation for the Advancement of Cardiac Therapies (F.A.C.T.) with Dr. Mehmet Oz, Leaders In Furthering Education (LIFE). He will serve as Chairman of the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ Corporate Partners Executive Committee for the coming year and has served on the Center’s Palm Beach Wine Auction Committee for several years.
At Tiffany & Co., Mr. Bateman is responsible for all operations and retail sales for the world-renowned jeweler's Southeast region. He has spent more than 14 years with Tiffany's developing the market into one of Tiffany's most successful worldwide. As part of his position, Mr. Bateman chairs a number of committees that have U.S retail responsibilities, which include management and professional staff development and fiscal management.
A graduate of Georgia Southwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in business administration with a concentration in marketing, Jeffrey Bateman resides in West Palm Beach with his wife Elizabeth.
Additionally, the following officers were elected to a one-year term: William A. Meyer, Chairman of the Board, Amin J. Khoury, Vice Chairman and Jane M. Mitchell, Vice Chairman, Garrison duP. Lickle, Treasurer, and Stephen L. Brown, Secretary
About the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts:
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit performing arts center whose mission is to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality; by offering comprehensive arts education programs; by providing a Palm Beach County home in which local and regional arts organizations can showcase their work; and by providing economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County.
The Kravis Center is located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, FL. For more information, please call 561-832-7469 or visit www.kravis.org.
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