Case Studies

Case Studies

The stories of how Opportunity Resources  met the needs and aspirations of just a few of our client organizations.

Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina
We placed Della Watkins, who arrived at CMA from her position as Director of the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, Virginia to expand the accessibility of this highly respected, vibrant jewel of a museum. More...

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire
This museum with a stellar fine art collection needed a CEO who would be a seasoned visionary with a discerning and trained eye for art acquisitions and committed to reaching out to a diverse community.  Our international search brought Dr. Alan Chong to the Currier from the Asian Civilisations Museum and Peranakan Museum in Singapore. More...

Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, Fishers, Indiana
One of the most visited indoor-outdoor history venues in the U.S., Conner Prairie was looking for a CEO who would carry forward the innovative integrated STEM and history programming initiated by its dynamic retiring director. We knew Norman Burns who was leading Maymont in Richmond, Virginia, and convinced him to make the move to Conner Prairie. More...

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York
We were hired to bring the finest of the next generation of world-class experts to the premiere institution internationally for the scholarship, interpretation and exhibition of glass, beginning with placing Dr. Karol Wight as President and Executive Director, and subsequently placing four senior curators: Curator of American Glass, Curator of European Glass, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass, and Curator of Science and Technology. More...

International Print Center New York
This strong and highly-respected pace-setter in the small but growing field of fine art prints hired us to find its founding director's successor. Our outreach brought Judy Hecker, a 25-year curatorial veteran of the Museum of Modern Art's print department, to the forefront. More...


Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan (click to read more)

Coastal Discovery Museum, Hilton Head, South Carolina (click to read more)

Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, Delaware (click to read more)

Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, Orange, Texas – Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center (click to read more)

Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, Orange, Texas – Stark House and Stark Museum of Art (click to read more)

Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida (click to read more)

Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, Kentucky (click to read more)

Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens, Washington, DC (click to read more)