Mont Levy


Mont Levy retired in December 2018 after serving more than 20 years as a wealth advisor at Buckingham Wealth Strategies and member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Mont also served as COO and then CEO of Buckingham’s sister organization, BAM Advisor Services. He previously worked as vice president of finance and administration at Grand Center, Inc. – a nonprofit arts & entertainment urban development organization in St. Louis – and as a partner with Follman/Levy Acquisition Group. His expertise in finance was recognized in 2010 when he was named to Accounting Today’s “Top 100 Most Influential People” list for the second consecutive year.

Mont is a passionate and engaged advocate for the arts and civic leader. In addition to his appointment as chair of the Regional Arts Commission’s board, Mont currently sits on numerous other boards including Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis, Arts & Faith St. Louis, and the American Jewish Committee, where he recently stepped down as vice-chair of AJC’s national Interreligious Affairs Commission. Mont has served as chair of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, Craft Alliance Center for Art +Design, and the Jewish Fund for Human Needs. He was the founding chair of the advisory committee for the Millstones Institute for Jewish Leadership and served for many years as a member of the executive committee of Forsyth School in St. Louis and on the Board of John Burroughs School.

Arts and cultural events are waiting around every corner throughout the St. Louis region. Explore the abundant creativity our area has to offer. From gallery shows and performances to public installations, St. Louis is rich with culture and the arts in all forms. Browse these links to experience our arts community firsthand.


Due to the ongoing financial impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Regional Arts Commission (RAC) has been working diligently to adjust our annual grantmaking programs to ensure alignment with RAC’s strategic priorities, and in response to feedback from the arts community.


We have gathered a variety of news, information, and other resources to sustain the health and vibrancy of our arts community.


As the leading public catalyst for arts and culture in St. Louis, the Regional Arts Commission leverages the power of creativity to strengthen and enrich our community. Read our commitment to diversity, racial equity, accessibility, and inclusion, and see our strategic plan for the next five years.


Covid-19 has impacted us all. But what it hasn’t changed is RAC’s commitment to finding innovative ways to support arts programming, arts organizations, and individual artists through the pandemic, and to resuming these programs as soon as conditions allow.


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