The Arizona Republic reports that Sean Malone, the CEO of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, has announced he will step down after his two-year contract is up in 2016. Based in Wisconsin, Malone feels the Foundation's CEO needs to be based in Scottsdale, AZ at Taliesin West and he cannot make the move. His tenure was marked with a tripling of annual fundraising dollars, but much more needs to be raised to stabilize both Taliesin sites. The Foundation begins the search for a replacement, which they hope to have by November. Read more here.
Photo credit: Sean Malone and Minerva Montooth at Wright's birthday dinner, Saturday June 6, 2015 at Taliesin, Spring Green. © Mark Hertzberg