photo courtesy of the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation

July 17, 2019

Judy Cullen BLS ’18 has been named the executive director of the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation (FoxPACF). With the position, Judy returns to St. Louis as well as to her theatrical roots. 

"I am honored to join the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation in their goal of encouraging young people to discover the joy of live performance," Judy said in a statement. "I have long admired the Foundation’s founder Mary Strauss’s unparalleled support of young performers. Not only do the teens win awards, scholarship money and mentorship; many remain part of our strong, supportive arts community." 

Judy recently retired from PepsiCo, for which she had supervised administrative teams overseeing global control compliance for Columbia, Sedalia and Springfield, Missouri. She also had served as corporate representative for the nonprofit Partners in Education, sponsored by the city of Columbia.

Judy is a 40-year member of Actors’ Equity Association, the labor union representing actors and stage managers in live theater. She earned a bachelor's degree in legal studies from Dominican University.   

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