Nan Hildebrandt Elected to The Strong's Board of Trustees

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700

December 4, 2017

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365,

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325,

Nan Hildebrandt Elected to
The Strong’s Board of Trustees

The Strong® is pleased to announce that Nan Hildebrandt has been elected to the museum’s Board of Trustees. Hildebrandt brings more than 20 years of experience serving in leadership roles at not-for-profit organizations—including as Executive Director of Geva Theatre Center and President and CEO of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Hildebrandt retired from Geva Theatre Center in 2009.

Hildebrandt holds a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and did MFA and doctoral coursework at the University of Connecticut. She lives in Webster with her husband, Tom.

About The Strong

The Strong is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. It is one of the largest history museums in the United States and one of the leading museums serving families. The Strong houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play and is home to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the World Video Game Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, the Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play. Together, these enable a multifaceted array of research, exhibition, and other interpretive and educational activities that serve a diverse audience of adults, families, children, students, teachers, scholars, collectors, and others around the globe.