Gerry Heise is the Executive Director of the GPO, a position he has held since September 2013. He is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado from which he earned a Bachelor’s in Music Performance and a minor in business administration. Gerry is helping to advance the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra’s long tradition of success and community engagement by managing all human and financial resources, setting the tone for organizational operations and collaborations, and overseeing the contact of external constituents including guest artists, school districts, patrons, and potential volunteers and donors. He is also passionate in growing the arts within the Greeley community as a Board Member of the Greeley Creative District. This district works in partnership with UNC, the Downtown Development Authority, the City of Greeley, and the Colorado Creative Industries to promote the creative enterprises in Greeley.