Giles Lemmens

Headshot of Executive Director, Giles Lemmens. He wears a zip up sweater and has dark hair and facial hair.

Executive Director

Giles began working with WCPA in 2019 and is an arts administrator and lifelong musician originally from Atlanta, GA. He completed a bachelor’s degree in music education at the University of Georgia, where he studied trumpet with David Bilger.

After graduation, he completed a graduate certificate in arts administration at the University of Connecticut and began working at Chicago-area nonprofits in 2016. He has a background in finance, development, and venue operations.

In addition to his work at WCPA, Giles is the Finance and Administration Manager at Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (CAPE) and is a consultant for several nonprofits in the Chicago area.

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