Board of Directors

Arthur Ollman

Board Chairman
Director of the School of Art, Design and Art 
History at San Diego State University

Michael Benson

Director Prix Pictet, Founder Photo London

Todd Brandow

Executive Director, Founder

Richard Grosbard

Photography Collector/Photographer

Carl D. Lobell

FEP Legal Counsel
Former Partner  Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Evan Maurer

Emeritus Board Member
Minneapolis Institute of Arts/Director Emeritus 

Deborah Berg McCarthy

Art Collector

Phil Rosenbloom


Andrea Wallack

NightOwl CEO, Photographer

Thomas Walther

Photography Collector


Professional Advisory Committee

 Brian Daly

Development Consultant 

Patterson Sims

Independent Art Curator and Consultant


Advisory Board

Stuart Alexander

Photo Historian, Independent Curator

Jared Bark

President of Bark Frameworks

Pierre Borhan

Author, Photography Curator

Zana Briski

Academy award winning filmmaker,

Laura Crosby


Seth Goldschlager

Director of Development
Partner, Publicis Consultants, Paris

Anne Hovland

Development Consultant

Michael McCarthy

Former Partner, Goldman Sachs,
Chair of Eureka Foundation

Joan Simon

Writer, Independent Curator


Organizations Supporting FEP Activities

American embassies (incl. Brazil, Denmark, France, Greece, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, from 2005)

Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation (2010)

Estate of Marian O. Naumburg (2010)

Legacy Fund of the State of Minnesota (2010) as administered by the Minnesota State Library System (CRPLSA)

McKnight Foundation (2013)

US State Department / Public Diplomacy Affairs Department for the Western Hemisphere (2006)

Michael G. & C. Jane Wilson Trust (2016)


FEP Founding Friends

Joanna Steichen (2009)

Cy and Paula DeCosse (2009)

Arno Rafael and Sandra Hughes Minkkinen (2010)

Howard Greenberg (2012)


FEP Friends

Harry Drake (2009)

Kurtz Family Foundation (2012)