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Professional Profile

I lead high-performing teams to create world-class exhibitions that evoke wonder, inspire experimentation, and bring people together in memorable settings.  

WHY I DO WHAT I DO

Key Skills

Directing Creative Teams | Writing & Public Speaking | Exhibit Fundraising | Experience Design | Interactive Technology | Learning Research | Conceptual Planning | Exhibit Prototyping | Vendor Oversight  | Museum Operations | Budgets & Schedules | Contract Negotiation | Invention

What can we accomplish together?

Let's generate breakthrough ideas, secure funding, design interactive learning experiences, deliver award-winning results, and change lives. If I can help you make a difference, we should talk. 

Contact Me

Independent Consulting and product design

Hellenga Projects

leadership positions in museums

Illinois Holocaust Museum | Director of Program Services

Museum of Science and Industry | Project Director, Science Storms

Chicago Children's Museum | Associate VP, Partnership of Playful Learners

The Tech Museum of Innovation | Sr. Director of Exhibits