Michael Roediger is the recipient of the 2017 Graduate School Outstanding Alumni Award.
Michael Roediger joined The Dayton Art Institute as Director & CEO in October 2011 and is the first Director to be born and raised in Dayton. In 2014, he was invited to join the prestigious Association of Art Museum Directors. Michael’s prior experience includes Victoria Theatre Association; Junior Achievement of Dayton; Children’s Friend and Service, the country’s oldest not-for-profit in Providence, RI; and Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.
Michael holds a Master of Science degree in Leadership Development from Wright State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio Northern University with concentrations in Communications, Public Relations and Theatre. In 2013, he received a scholarship for the highly-respected Aileron Course for Presidents and is a 2007 graduate of the Dayton Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Dayton program. In 2010, Michael was named Outstanding Fundraising Executive by the Greater Dayton Region Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and in 2014, he received his Certified Fund Raising Executive credential. In 2015, Michael received the Outstanding Alumni Award from Trotwood Madison High School.
His current volunteer service includes the Dayton Convention and Visitors Bureau Board; Ohio Citizens for the Arts Board; Ohio Northern University’s Getty Council for the Arts and Sciences; and the Dayton Rotary for which he is a Paul Harris Fellow.
Michael’s past service includes the National Conference of Community & Justice of Greater Dayton former chair and Board; Wright Memorial Library Board; Association of Fundraising Professionals of Greater Dayton Board and Philanthropy Day Event Chair; Association of Fundraising Professionals Rhode Island State Board; Dayton Playhouse Board; Clothes That Work, a Linda Vista volunteer and a member of the Oakwood Rotary.
Michael resides in Kettering and is the proud father of his son, Richard.