Levi Landis is a nonprofit executive with over 17 years of experience with management, administration, arts, and education. He is currently the President and Executive Director of GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, where he has raised over $5M in new annual revenue; secured the first endowment; launched 14 new programs, opened a restaurant and bar, makerspace with Penn State and two new studios on-site; and achieved financial sustainability for the first years since its founding in 2005.
Before joining GoggleWorks, Landis was the COO at The Center for Art in Wood, which has been recognized internationally as one of the most valuable resources in the field of wood art. Prior to his work in the visual arts, he was the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Folksong Society (PFS). The Philadelphia Folk Festival, the premier program of PFS, is the longest continuously running festival of its size and scope in the country. Landis is an adjunct professor at and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Villanova University. He is the founder of Floating Festivals, a community-centered arts production company.