Philip Rivera

Director or Volunteer Service, Detroit Institute of Arts

November 14, 2018

Visitor engagement at the DIA, including upcoming exhibitions and programs, and opportunities to become involved through membership, auxiliaries and volunteering.

About the speaker

Philip Rivera joined the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) in April 2015 in the role of Director of Volunteer Services, succeeding his mentor and previous Director prior to her retirement. He is responsible for the administration of more than 600 volunteers in service to the museum. Philip arrived at the DIA with a wide variety of relevant experience, serving previously as Volunteer Manager for the Detroit River Front Conservancy and as Volunteer Coordinator at the DIA. Prior to this, Philip served as Corporate Meeting Planner for Volkswagen Group of America and as a Marketing Specialist and Event Manager at Chrysler Financial.

A resident of Detroit, Michigan, Philip received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, his Master of Business Administration degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and is an alumnus of the American Express Leadership Academy. In 2014, he earned his Certification in Volunteer Administration (CVA) and is a member of the Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (AL!VE) and the Southeast Michigan Volunteer Coordinators Network. A fervent advocate of Detroit, Philip serves on the Board of Directors of Tour de Troit and Build Institute.

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