Terry Schechter joined Knight Foundation in June 2018. Prior to joining Knight, Schechter was director of community outreach and special projects with the Miami City Ballet. While there, she managed many of their community based activities and programs, including the “Ballet Bus.”
Prior to that, she was executive director of the Miami Art Museums Alliance where she facilitated collaboration across local museums to build audiences and expand funding, and was former president of Funding Arts Network. Earlier in her career, Schechter was an entrepreneur and ran a successful catering company to help busy, working mothers. She is deeply rooted and involved in the Miami community.