Our Team - Staff

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Cathy Cordes hiking in the woods.

Cathy Cordes

Faculty
Staff
Volunteer
Department
Music
Instrument or Specialty
Family Music
Musik Kids
Preschool Music
Position
Office Manager
Committees
Marketing/Communications Committee

Cathy graduated from Shenandoah University with a BM in French Horn Performance in 1997. She and her husband Walt moved to Wyoming in 2006 to be closer to family. A mom to 4 girls, Cathy and her children took our Musikgarten class in 2006, and she started teaching several Family Music classes and Preschool classes with Ms. Mary in January 2015. She is currently the Artistic Director of the Cincinnati Civic Orchestra, and the Registrar/Office Manager here at The Center.

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Julie

Julie Collinsworth, MBA

Staff
Position
Executive Director
Committees
Executive Committee
Facilities Committee
Events Committee
Development Committee
Finance Committee
Marketing/Communications Committee
Program Committee
Scholarship Committee

Julie joined the Wyoming Fine Arts Center in February 2020.  Her passion for music and the arts combined with her extensive business experience, has brought a new vibrancy to The Center.  

She is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, acquiring a BA in Political Science and an MBA, with a concentration in International Business and Marketing.

Her twenty years of senior level management has mostly been in the entrepreneurial space.  She has taken over 15 concepts to market in a variety of industries. Her area of expertise includes operations, innovation ideation, marketing, brand and business development.

She is a member of the Forty under 40 Class of 2004 and has received the YWCA Rising Star and been a National Stevie Award Finalist. In 2018, she received the very first Flywheel Certified Coaching Certification for her commitment to volunteering in the non profit community.

When she is not listening to music or visiting art exhibits, she is an avid traveler.   She has lived in several countries and visited over 35 countries.