The Trustees has named Kord Jablonski to the position of business director of deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, newly a Trustees reservation as of July 1 and the largest sculpture park of its kind in New England.
In his new role, Jablonski serves as a member of The Trustees’ senior management team and oversees the day-to-day operations and management of deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum with regard to the visitor experience, stewardship and resource care, enterprise, engagement, education and public programming. He will work in close partnership with John Ravenal, former executive director at deCordova, who now oversees the curatorial and exhibition efforts of The Trustees statewide as a member of The Trustees Executive team, serving as both vice president, arts and culture and artistic director at deCordova. Jablonski joined The Trustees officially on Aug. 26.
“We are delighted to welcome Kord to The Trustees,” says Joanna Ballantine, Trustees’ vice president, western region. “His extensive leadership and entrepreneurial experience as well as his passion for museums as a visitor, patron and collector will be a great asset to the organization at this pivotal moment of deCordova’s integration with The Trustees.”
Jablonski brings a diverse background as a leader and entrepreneur with over 15 years’ experience as an executive, investor and company founder in the enterprise software and technology arenas. Jablonski comes to The Trustees from bpm’online, where he was the vice president of strategy and corporate development. His earlier experiences include founding Retablu, a multichannel online reseller specializing in merchandise returned to big box retailers, and serving as principle and co-founder of Kaintuck Capital, an investment firm he co-founded. He is actively involved in community service, focusing his volunteer time open space preservation.
“I’m thrilled to be joining The Trustees,” adds Jablonski. “And so excited to be working with the talented on-site staff and my new colleagues across the organization, as well as community members and leadership, as we grow deCordova and build upon the deep history of delivering vibrant artistic, educational, and cultural experiences in Lincoln.”
Jablonski holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both mechanical engineering and economics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and lives with his wife and two dogs in Norwell.