Noah Keesecker, Organization Metro member, is Program Director at Springboard for the Arts in St. Paul, MN. He is a professional development ninja for artists across the upper midwest and frequent presenter on a wide range of topics related to the business of art. His professional work focuses on leading workshops, individual consulting, developing Minnesota Lawyers for the Arts, and spearheading curriculum development. He is an active composer and multimedia artist having won awards from McKnight Foundation (2008 Composer Fellow), Jerome Foundation and the Knight Foundation. He compliments his artistic practice as an aficionado of fine cocktails and cats.