Larsen previously served as the Dayton Art Institute’s external affairs director for 10 years and was a liaison to DAI’s Associate Board, which supports the Art Ball and Oktoberfest. During her tenure with DAI, Larsen oversaw staff and volunteers in fundraising. She’s also worked at the Dayton Daily News, where she continues to provide dining and other content on a freelance basis.
“We’re so excited to welcome Alexis to the Five Rivers MetroParks team,” said Becky Benná, Five Rivers MetroParks executive director and CEO. “We look forward to working with her in support of MetroParks’ mission to provide outdoor experiences that inspire a personal connection to nature and to protect our region’s natural heritage. Alexis is a proven leader, and we’re confident she will take our philanthropic and development efforts to the next level.”