Author: Laura Lott

President and CEO at American Alliance of Museums | Website

Laura L. Lott began her tenure as president and CEO of the American Alliance of Museums in June 2015. A results-oriented, entrepreneurial, strategic leader with a track record of setting and achieving aggressive programmatic and financial goals, Laura served as the Alliance’s chief operating officer since 2010.

Laura led the 2012 re-launch of the Alliance, including rebranding the organization and rebuilding its technical infrastructure and web/mobile presence, and redesigning its membership and excellence programs – leading to a 52% growth in membership and the organization’s first three profitable years in a decade.


See the steps 1 association took to transform its culture

I have always been a student of organizational culture. I’m intrigued by how groups of people operate together and curious about how different leadership styles and management techniques can produce dramatically different outcomes from the same group of people. You’ve probably heard the old adage attributed to nonprofit management guru Peter Drucker, “Culture eats strategy […]