J. Kevin McMahon is the President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and is responsible for executive management and operations of the Trust’s administrative offices and facilities including The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, Byham Theater, Harris Theater, O’Reilly Theater, Theater Square, including a Cabaret Theater, Wood Street Galleries, SPACE, 707-709 Penn Galleries and the Trust Arts Education Center, among several other arts venues.
Previously, Mr. McMahon was Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for eight years. Mr. McMahon is on the Boards of Hiram College, Point Park University, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, Performing Arts Centers Consortium, PA Economy League, Three Rivers Arts Festival, First Night and Pittsburgh Dance Council. He is a member of the Board of Visitors of the Heinz School of Management of Carnegie Mellon University, the American League of Theaters and Producers, and is an Associate Member of the African American Chamber of Commerce. He is an Adjunct Professor for the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. McMahon holds an MBA from the City University of New York, and an undergraduate degree in economics and psychology from Hiram College.