The Hermitage Artist Retreat recently announced the hire of Elizabeth Power in the newly created role of deputy director/operations manager and Michael Salimbene as executive assistant/program coordinator.
Prior to joining the Hermitage this month, Power served 16 years as executive director of The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast (PMP/Suncoast) and brings more than 20 years of experience in arts education and administration. She will work closely with Hermitage CEO Andy Sandberg.
Salimbene has a track record in performing arts and talent management, having worked his way up from the mailroom at Innovative Artists to the theatrical department of William Morris Endeavor Agency. He recently moved to Sarasota County following his years at William Morris Endeavor in New York, where he worked with actors including Hugh Jackman, Cherry Jones, Angela Lansbury, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Audra McDonald, Bernadette Peters, Emma Stone and more.