Andrea Bailey Cox Awarded Martin Bell Scholarship

Executive Director and CEO of Art and History Museums - Maitland to Receive Full Scholarship to Executive MBA Program

March 27, 2014 - The Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business today announced that Andrea Bailey Cox is the recipient of this year’s Martin Bell Scholarship — a full grant to the Rollins Executive MBA program. The Martin Bell Scholarship is awarded annually to a senior non-profit professional who demonstrates outstanding leadership.

Andrea Bailey Cox currently serves as the Executive Director and CEO of Art & History Museums – Maitland with two campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Maitland Art Center, Waterhouse Residence Museum, Carpentry Shop Museum, Telephone Museum and Maitland Historical Museum. Ms. Cox created a development plan that resulted in a 116% increase in annual giving and 119% increase in gala revenue over the past three years.

“For over 12 years, Andrea has been educating and enriching the Central Florida community,” said Craig McAllaster, Dean of the Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business. “Her passion and commitment for developing the art and history culture of Maitland exemplifies the qualities of a Martin Bell Scholarship recipient, and we look forward to her joining the Executive MBA program.”

Ms. Cox received a bachelor’s degree in Art History from the Honors College of the State University System of Florida, New College, and has extensive leadership experience in the museum and non-profit sectors. Respected for her successful strategic planning and impressive fundraising abilities, Ms. Cox was a 2013 nominee for Orlando Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” award.

The Martin Bell Scholarship was established in 1988 in honor of Dr. Martin L. Bell, former director of the Rollins Executive MBA program, who was a passionate advocate of business graduates using their skills to benefit charitable organizations.


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