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Ceramic Purple Cow

Greg Stevens is principal of Purple Cow Career and Talent Development, helping emerging, mid-career, and senior-level professionals through job search, leadership development, and career transition coaching. Previously, from 2007-2017, Greg directed the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Professional Development program, through which he addressed career management, leadership development, and professional skills-building for museum colleagues. Prior to AAM, Greg held positions at the National Museum of the U.S. Army, Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, National Building Museum, and Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Greg is currently the director of the Master of Arts in Museum Professions program and the Institute of Museum Ethics at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey. In this capacity, Greg oversees a vibrant program focused on preparing students for dynamic careers in museums. Greg co-edited (with Wendy Luke) A Life in Museums: Managing Your Museum Career (2012, The AAM Press), has written numerous articles and book chapters on museum practice, and facilitates workshops and seminars on career and  leadership topics. Greg earned his M.A.T. in Museum Education from The George Washington University and his B.A. in Theatre from San Diego State University.

If you’re interested in learning more about how Purple Cow can benefit you or your organization, how my career coaching and other services work, or how much it costs, please reach out to set up a complimentary call, during which we will explore possibilities together. I look forward to hearing from you, and to helping you stand out in the field!