Management Staff

Elyse Card

Vice President of Finance & Administration

A Jacksonville native, Ms. Card earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida. Prior to joining the Cathedral Arts Project, she acted both as an accountant and financial consultant to various local businesses and brings more than 10 years of experience to the CAP team. She is responsible for the financial and risk management operations of the Cathedral Arts Project, in addition to all financial accounting and bookkeeping, including overseeing preparation and implementation of the organizational budget and maintaining vendor relations.

Elyse has a lifelong history with and love of the arts, having grown up taking piano and dance lessons, as well as performing in local theatre productions. She also has served on the board of the MOCA Contemporaries and volunteered her time with various arts organizations, such as the Youth of the Beaches Arts Guild in Jacksonville and LEAF Community Arts in Asheville, NC.

In 2011, Elyse launched the CAPtivators, a dynamic group of young professionals between the ages of 21 and 45 who support the work of the Cathedral Arts Project. During her time as the staff liaison for the CAPtivators, she was responsible for hosting eight events annually, including Diner en Noir, Run Your HeART Out 5k races, kickball tournaments and educational panel discussions.

Jennifer Clements

Communication & Marketing Manager

Ms. Clements, a Jacksonville native, earned her Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications from Elon University. After graduating in 2010, she began her career at Jacksonville University as a Development Associate, where she managed and mentored a team of students to help raise funds for the university.

Jennifer comes to the Cathedral Arts Project with a passion for the arts and has been involved in the performing arts for most of her life. She was a member of the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus for several years, took many years of piano and dance lessons, and even performed in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2003!

Allison Galloway-Gonzalez

Chief Program Officer & Executive Director of Any Given Child

Allison Galloway-Gonzalez serves the Cathedral Arts Project as the Chief Program Officer and Executive Director of Any Given Child Jacksonville. After earning her M.A. from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 2003, Ms. Galloway-Gonzalez began her career at the University of Central Florida’s Department of Education. During her tenure, she facilitated a K-12 literacy integration course and a training course for online teaching. Ms. Galloway-Gonzalez then became the Associate Director at the Austin Museum of Art – The Art School where her duties were to create and manage art programs for more than 5,500 students of all ages annually. She joined CAP after serving as the Director of Education for the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Jacksonville where she contributed to the improvement of the museum’s educational services for all ages and abilities. Ms. Galloway-Gonzalez is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of North Florida specializing in arts integration for elementary school curriculum. Photograph by Ingrid Damiani

Nichole Garvie

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

Ms. Garvie joined CAP with over 20 years of experience supporting high-profile celebrities and business leaders. She has held leadership positions in both member and public relations and has more than 10 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations and their executive teams. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Organizational Management from the University of Georgia. During that time, she worked as the personal assistant to the entertainers Marianne and Kenny Rogers, co-managing the estate and personal schedules of the Rogers family.

Ms. Garvie's dedication to the development of communities in which she’s resided has earned her recognition for her civic mindedness, and she was most recently appointed to the Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women. She is the mother of three talented dancers and has herself performed in The Community Nutcracker. Through her pursuit of excellence and tendency to color outside the lines, Ms. Garvie is devoted to helping leaders advance initiatives and embrace their unique creative spark.

Marcus Haile

Chief Development Officer

Marcus Haile is a graduate of the University of North Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Communications and Master’s Degree in Public Administration. In addition to his professional work with CAP, he serves his community as a member of the Rotary Club of South Jacksonville, a Community Coach with the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida, and a member of the Leadership Jacksonville class of 2014.

Mr. Haile is responsible for cultivating relationships with the Cathedral Arts Project’s private donors and connecting them with CAP’s initiatives that allow them to meet their philanthropic goals. He has 25 years of development experience for a wide range of organizations, including the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, United Way of Northeast Florida, Communities in Schools and PACE Center for Girls.

Forrest H. Holland

Chief Marketing Officer

Ms. Holland leads the organization in all communications and marketing efforts, gallery management, and signature special events, such as Jacksonville’s premier fundraising event for arts education, Spring for the Arts.

Throughout the year, she assures the organization’s programs, campaigns and initiatives are consistently presented in a strong, positive image that drive growth and progress toward CAP’s mission and vision.

Ms. Holland joined CAP in 2008 from Stellers Gallery, where she was Gallery Director. A graduate of Hollins University, she earned her B.A. in Studio Art and received the Margaret Markley Smith Award. She was also the first student in university history to have artwork purchased by the university to include in its permanent collection.

The Rev. Kimberly Hyatt

President & CEO

Reverend Hyatt brought a diverse background to the Cathedral Arts Project when she became President & CEO in 2002. Her 25-year career is notable for developing new initiatives, growing programs, formalizing structures and processes and executing to achieve goals.

Following divinity studies at Princeton Seminary where she earned her Master’s degree, she moved to Jacksonville in 1996 and served pastorates at South Jacksonville Presbyterian and Peace Presbyterian churches. During this time she also served on the boards of directors for Hubbard House and Community Connections.

Prior to divinity school, Kimberly was a business lobbyist in Washington, D.C., from 1987 until 1993. Employed by the Food Marketing Institute, she represented the interests of the nation’s food retailers and wholesalers before Congress and ran the political action committee FoodPAC.

During a short stint after college as a reporter for a local newspaper, Kimberly won the South Carolina Press Association’s award for Best Feature Story for her coverage of Ku Klux Klan activities in Horry County, SC. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1987 from Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC, where she was voted Outstanding Senior.

She was one of 20 Jacksonville citizens chosen for the Inaugural Class of the Jessie Ball duPont Community Building Fund’s Community Coaches. The Community Coaches program was designed to build a cadre of community experts who can assist local nonprofits in improving their operations and increasing their knowledge of what constitutes good youth development programs. The coaches spent a year being trained by a team of national experts and then provide at least 10 days of pro bono service to local nonprofits.

Reverend Hyatt serves as President of the Trustees for the Presbytery of St. Augustine as well as on its Permanent Judicial Commission. She also serves on the Board of Governors for the JAX Chamber. She is an active member of Downtown Rotary, the Jacksonville Women’s Network, and the Chamber’s Downtown Development Committee, and a past board member of The Cathedral School, Heritage Singers of Jacksonville, Hubbard House and Community Connections. She was named a Woman of Influence by the Jacksonville Business Journal in 2015, was a finalist for the EVE Award in 2014, received the Woman of Vision Award by Girls Inc. in 2011, and received the Boundless: 40 Years, 40 Icons Award from the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville in 2016.

Elise Johnson

Marketing and Advocacy Manager

After graduating from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Communication, Ms. Johnson worked for GuideWell Connect, formerly DVA, as a producer. Elise has a lifelong appreciation for the visual and performing arts and more than 11 years of experience in communications and project management.

Elise now serves as our Marketing and Advocacy Manager to ensure excellence across all digital media platforms and leads the organization’s social media efforts. She is also responsible for gallery openings, event rentals and other community events, such as Spring for the Arts and Curating Confidence.

In addition, Elise brings with her the experience of working in the CAP program department. She will use this knowledge to nurture relationships with teachers, students, alumni and families. Elise is proud to showcase our programs, provide each individual we serve with a voice and advocate for arts education in our community.

Kristin Livingston

Director of Programs

Kristin Livingston holds a Bachelor of Arts from Florida State University and a Masters of Public Administration with a focus in nonprofit management from the University of North Florida. She has more than six years of experience in arts education and has worked for many arts organizations in Jacksonville, including the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and the Wilson Center for the Arts at FSCJ South Campus where she helped launch the Summer Musical Theatre Experience (SMTE). She is also an active member of the theatre community in Jacksonville.

Ms. Livingston serves as the Director of Programs for the Cathedral Arts Project where she is responsible for the effective and efficient administration of CAP's direct service programs. In addition, she assists with the coordination of the Any Given Child Jacksonville working groups and is the staff liaison for the CAPtivators, CAP’s young professionals group.

She is an active member of the theatre community in Jacksonville and currently serves as the board chair for The 5 & Dime, a Theatre Company.

Sabreen Murray

Program Coordinator

Sabreen Murray holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Florida. She has spent both her undergraduate and professional careers serving a variety of nonprofits and public agencies that meet the needs of underserved and marginalized children, including Junior Achievement of Alachua County, the City of Gainesville Office of Equal Opportunity, Girls, Inc. of Jacksonville, the Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center, and PACE Center for Girls Jacksonville. During her undergraduate career, she founded and led WRAPS (Women of Respect, Achievement, Perseverance, and Service), a collegiate women’s empowerment organization that is now chartered at the University of Florida, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University and Clark Atlanta University

Sabreen serves as the Program Coordinator at the Cathedral Arts Project, where she provides administrative support for our ARTS Ignite!, Art SmARTS and EnCORE programs, in addition to helping plan and execute the annual visual and performing arts showcases. She learned to play violin in the 6th grade as a result of access to arts education programs, and has since been afforded the opportunity to perform in orchestras and bands throughout middle school, high school and college.

Ariani Pena

Program Data Analyst

Ms. Pena is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology from the University of North Florida. After graduating in December, she plans to continue in the nonprofit sector by earning her Masters in Public Administration with a concentration in non-profit management.

Originally from Miami, Ariani has fallen in love with Jacksonville through her work with Rotaract Club at UNF, Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry and CAP, where she serves as a liaison for the Ounce of Prevention Fund and assists with the planning of the annual visual and performing arts showcases. She looks forward to continuing to help those in need in Jacksonville.