Facetsa nonprofit that connects people to independent ideas through film experienceshas announced Karen Cardarelli as its new executive director.
She succeeds founder and longtime executive director Milos Stehlik, who passed away last July after a six-month battle with lung cancer. Facets opened in 1975.
Cardarelli is the co-founder and former executive director of Emerald City Theatre. During her time as the theater's executive director, she partnered with Broadway in Chicago, KPMG and Chicago Public Schools to create the company's projects.
Facets stated on its website, "With Karen's leadership, the immense dedication of our board and staff, and the generations of audience members, program participants, and Facets Members who have helped sustain us, we will continue to make the world a better place through the power of film."