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Perry Mixter is Cain Center’s new chief fundraiser


April 27. Perry Mixter is the new development director at the Cain Center for the Arts. The former vice president of development at the Arts & Science Council, he successfully generated $6 million annually to support Mecklenburg’s arts and culture ecosystem.

He also served as president of the Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg (2007-11), director of the Office of Cultural Affairs at Appalachian State University (1991-2007), executive director of the Winston-Salem Symphony (1984-91), and most recently as the Development Director for JazzArts Charlotte.

Cain Center groundbreaking takes place May 14; construction will be completed in late 2022. The Capital Campaign so far has brought in $18 million toward a total $25 millionl project budget.