St. Martin succeeds Jed Bernstein, who recently left the position after nearly 11 years to produce and market entertainment projects.
About the new Executive Director, League Chairman Gerald Schoenfeld said in a statement, "We are delighted to welcome Charlotte St. Martin to the post of Executive Director. She is a seasoned executive with a truly national view, an extraordinary history of consensus building and a clear track record of running complex organizations. Ms. St. Martin is an ideal choice to lead the League as it identifies new directions and goals."
Michael Rego, who headed the League’s Search Committee, added, "Ms. St. Martin has tremendous experience mobilizing complicated, layered organizations around a vision, and successfully implementing a strategic plan. She is also a great champion of tourism, New York City, and theatre, through her involvement on the Executive Committee of NYC & Company, and having served on the boards of both the Arts & Business Council of New York and the Vineyard Theatre. We are thrilled with this appointment."
About her new position St. Martin said, "For my entire career I have been preparing to lead an organization such as the League of American Theatres and Producers. This role combines my marketing, branding and operational expertise with the passion I have for making a difference. . . . Creating partnerships with new as well as existing organizations is something that trade associations can and should do as a matter of business, and this is something to which I am deeply committed."
St. Martin, a Texas native who has resided in New York for over a decade, joined Loews Hotels in 1977 as Director of Sales and Marketing for the former Loews Anatole Hotel. During her time with the company she served as President and CEO of the Anatole Hotel and later became Executive Vice President of Operations. She has served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Association Executives, the Professional Convention Management Association, and as both an Officer and Director of Meeting Planners International. From 1995-1999, she was Chair of the Education Foundation of the Professional Convention Management Association, and served on their Board from 1988 through 2001. Currently, St. Martin serves as Chair for the Meeting Professionals International Foundation. In addition, St. Martin is the Immediate Past Chair of the New York Society of Association Executives. She has also served as both Vice Chair and Treasurer of the New York Convention and Visitors Bureau and also served on the executive committee. She is also is on the Board of Directors of the Children’s Advocacy Center of New York.
Founded in 1930, The League of American Theatres and Producers, Inc. is the national trade association for the Broadway community. Visit www.LiveBroadway.com for more information.