New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the McCord Gallery and Cultural Center are pleased to announce Rene Leyva has been named Executive Director.

Rene joins McCord from the Palos Park Library, where he served as Public Service and Marketing Manager. Rene holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts and Art History from Governor’s State University and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from Dominican University. He also serves as a Trustee in the Frankfort Library District. Rene brings a unique understanding of the community and a creative perspective for the future of McCord. We look forward to working with him.

He succeeds Lynne Terr who has been instrumental to the growth and success of McCord these past 10+ years. Lynne has provided invaluable leadership that has helped make McCord a treasure of the Southwest suburbs. Lynne will assist with the transition.