Board of Directors
Michael C. Quinn , President and CEO
Since 2012, Michael Quinn has served as President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution. Under his leadership, a national institution dedicated to exploring the entire story of the American Revolution opened its doors on time and on budget on April 19, 2017. The $150 million capital campaign goal now stands at nearly $153 million. The Campaign will formally close on December 31, 2017.
Previously, Mr. Quinn served as President and CEO of James Madison’s Montpelier in central Virginia. During the twelve years of his tenure, he helped raise over $90 million and carried out initiatives that authentically restored the home of James Madison and its surrounding environment, transformed Montpelier from a private estate into a premier historic home, and established a vibrant educational center that provided over 4,000 teachers, legislators and others with in-depth study programs on American constitutional theory.
Prior to his service at Montpelier, Mr. Quinn served as deputy director at George Washington’s Mount Vernon where he was responsible for on-site interpretation, educational programs, special events, marketing, public relations, and publications. He has also worked in preservation advocacy and as a preservation planner at the state and federal level.
Mr. Quinn received a B.A. from the University of Virginia, an M.A. from Yale University, and a M.B.A from George Mason University.