Effective Sept. 1, Mike Scott will assume the position of Bluecoats chief executive officer.
CANTON The Board of Directors of Bluecoats has restructured the organization’s executive leadership.
Effective Sept. 1, Mike Scott will assume the position of Bluecoats chief executive officer, and Genevieve Geisler will be promoted to chief financial officer/chief operations officer.
David Glasgow, who has served as the executive director of Bluecoats since August of 2003, has accepted a position in the music education products industry. He will stay on as executive adviser. In addition to his new position with Bluecoats, Glasgow will maintain a connection to the drum corps activity as he will continue to serve on the Drum Corps International (DCI) Board of Directors.
Glasgow was twice named by his peers as the DCI Director of the Year and was inducted into the Bluecoats Hall of Fame in 2017.
Scott currently is the business development manager of the Bluecoats and was the chief executive officer of Rhythm X, a performing arts organization based in Dayton. At Rhythm X, he oversaw the growth of the organization from a community-based percussion ensemble to a music education non-profit hosting a world-class drumline, WGI Winds ensemble, and an open class drumline based in The Netherlands. He is a graduate of Miami University, where he earned a bachelor of music degree in music education, and completed the Farmer School of Business Summer Business Institute, an accelerated minor in business administration and entrepreneurship.
Geisler has been the operations director at Bluecoats since 2006 and the director of finance since 2015. She holds bachelor of science and master of public health degrees from the University of Michigan. She has been instrumental in the financial development of the organization, developing and operating bingo and charitable gaming programs, creating a standard-setting merchandise operation, and improving the financial accounting practices. In addition, she is responsible for the overhaul of both the Bluecoats’ health and wellness program and nutrition and food service program.