Through tireless work, a keen vision and the ability to forge meaningful collaborations, Donna Rinehart-Keever’s leadership has helped shape the Oklahoma City community, particularly in the arts and philanthropy.
In 2013, Donna joined Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center to lead the organization through planning and fundraising for a new arts campus in Midtown Oklahoma City, destined to become a cultural landmark and regional destination. She began in the role of deputy director in October 2013 and was promoted to executive director in March 2014.
Prior to joining Oklahoma Contemporary, Donna was president and executive director for ESCCO (Executive Service Corporation of Central Oklahoma), which provides volunteer management consulting to more than 150 nonprofit agencies, government entities and school districts. She has also served as president and chief executive officer of Allied Arts and, along with her executive team, achieved the highest fund-raising totals in the organization’s history (more than $20 million for the arts) through its annual campaign and special events. Donna has also been vice president of membership and marketing with the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce.
In 2009, Donna received the Governor’s Arts Award, which recognizes individuals for longtime leadership and significant contributions to the arts across Oklahoma. She was recognized as the Woman of the Year by High Noon, Inc., one of Oklahoma City’s professional and philanthropic organizations, in 2006. The Journal Record recognized Donna as one of the Top 50 Women Making a Difference in Oklahoma in 1997 and 1998, and she was inducted into their Circle of Excellence program in 2004.