J.S. (John Stuart) May is in his second season as the Managing Director of Artists Repertory Theatre. He is seasoned fundraising and communications professional and has worked with a wide range of local, regional, national and international nonprofit organizations. He and his teams have raised more than $500 million. For eleven years prior to ART, he was the chief fundraising, marketing and communications officer, and strategist for the Portland Art Museum - Oregon’s premier visual arts institution. Before the Art Museum, for seven years J.S. led the fundraising practice for Metropolitan Group, a Portland-based social marketing firm that works to create a more just and sustainable world. For the six years prior to MG, he supported the growth of the region’s leading pediatric teaching and research hospital as executive director for the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation at OHSU. Before Doernbecher, J.S. spent six years supporting the expansion and growth of the region’s most trusted media source as the director of corporate support for Oregon Public Broadcasting. J.S. currently serves as president of Cycle Oregon board and is a board member for the Cultural Advocacy Coalition. J.S. is an avid yogi, cyclist, and reader.