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Wright Museum's Juanita Moore to retire

Jun 14, 2018 - The Detroit News
Board and Executive Moves

Juanita Moore, the longstanding president and CEO of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, will retire July 1.

In her 12 years, the 66-year-old has overseen a period of relative stability for a museum that suffered a near-death financial crisis two years before her arrival in 2006. Under her tenure, the Wright dramatically expanded its community programs, boosted donors, weathered the 2008 economic collapse and implemented strategies for long-term financial health.

"When I think about the museum," Moore told The Detroit News in 2015 on the Wright's 50th anniversary, "I think about making it sustainable so it's around for the next 50 years. That's my goal...