The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum (PMPM) announced today the promotion of John DeSouza to Deputy Executive Director. In this new role, DeSouza will have expanded responsibilities for staffing, budgeting and operations while continuing his duties over membership.
“It is with my great pleasure to announce John DeSouza as Deputy Executive Director,” said Dr. David Weidner, Executive Director of PMPM. “He has been a key team player over the past six years and will continue to contribute to the future growth and development of our programs and facilities.”
"John is a trusted and valuable teammate who not only has deep institutional knowledge from his history with PMPM, but also embraces the vision and direction of where we're headed. This new role signifies the growth of PMPM and John is the perfect person to fill it," said Courtney Hurst, President of the PMPM Board of Trustees.
Previously, DeSouza had served as the PMPM Constituent Relations Manager where he helped increase membership, increased fundraising, developed and executed new programs and streamlined administrative processes. Prior to joining the PMPM, DeSouza was principal and owner of JDDS & Co., a professional consultancy firm serving a diverse range of businesses in the professional and creative communities. DeSouza has both a Master of Public Studies degree and also a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.
DeSouza has volunteered extensively in the community including with the Provincetown Business Guild and the Provincetown International Film Festival and he continues to support many charitable causes in Provincetown and on Cape Cod.