Murray Wilson and Jill Cheeks have been named interim directors for the Creative Coast.
Wilson, a former member of The Creative Coast board, is president of tps Consulting. Jill Cheeks, founder of The Meaning Co., recently served as interim director for The Savannah Children’s Choir.
Former executive director Bea Wray resigned in March to pursue other projects. Wray had been with The Creative Coast since 2013. The organizaiton consults and advocates for tech, digital and other knowledge-based businesses
In the interim role, Wilson and Cheeks will focus on the daily tasks for the organization to further connect the creative and innovative community of Savannah.
“The Creative Coast is looking forward to the leadership Murray Wilson and Jill Cheeks will bring to the organization as we search for a permanent executive director,” said Sean Brandon, chairman of The Creative Coast. “We believe the organization will benefit greatly with the combined leadership of these two professionals working together to help implement our mission.”