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Columbia Film Society names interim CEO

Staff Report //February 26, 2018//

Columbia Film Society names interim CEO

Staff Report //February 26, 2018//

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The Columbia Film Society board of directors has named Avni Gupta-Kagan interim CEO of the organization, which governs the Nickelodeon Theatre and Indie Grits Labs.

Gupta-Kagan, who has a master’s degree in education administration from Trinity University and a law degree from Yale Law School, has worked as a teacher and leader in K-12 schools and has extensive nonprofit management experience. She is a Nickelodeon member and a former Columbia Film Society board member.

Gupta-Kagan will assist with the society’s daily operations as a search committee works to find a permanent CEO.

Andy Smith resigned in January after becoming the organization’s CEO in December 2016.

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