Meet Deputy Director Alex Bortolot and Business Officer Ramie Speicher.
In January 2023, Alexander Bortolot joined the Hood Museum of Art as the second deputy director in the museum's history. In this position, Alex will advise on work related to publications, external relations, operations, digital platforms and media, exhibitions management, collections care, and registration. Alex comes to the Hood Museum from the Minneapolis Institute of Art, where he served as a content strategist for ten years. Early in his career, Alex worked at the Hood Museum of Art as an assistant curator, and we are thrilled to welcome him back to the museum in this new capacity. Alex graduated from Harvard with a bachelor's degree in the history of art and architecture and holds a PhD in art history from Columbia University.
Ramie Speicher joined the Hood Museum of Art in the role of business officer in February 2023. Ramie comes to the museum from the Dartmouth College Cancer Center, where she had served as a senior research administrator, operations lead. In her role as business officer, Ramie will oversee the fiscal and administrative management of the Hood Museum of Art. Ramie graduated from Columbia University with a bachelor's degree in art history, holds a master's degree in the history of art and art world practice from Christie's Education at the University of Glasgow, and earned a certificate in business administration from Northeastern University's D'Amore-McKim School of Business