CCV Business Manager Tori Talbot has been working in the arts and nonprofit world for more than twenty years specializing in logistical planning, event production, and financial management. Known for her organizational wizardry and calm under pressure, she shepherds CCV through daily administrative operations, financial and human resources processes, and provides support to projects and programs. From 2010 to 2021 Tori served as Events Manager for Virginia Humanities, where she handled all aspects of logistical planning and execution for several major festivals including the Virginia Festival of the Book, coordinating the participation of more than 300 authors for a weeklong literary event involving more than 150 separate programs in two dozen venues; the annual Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Showcase; and the Virginia Folklife Area at the Richmond Folk Festival, which routinely draws audiences exceeding 150,000 people. Prior to her position of Events Manager, Tori served as the Program Associate for the Virginia Folklife Program assisting in the planning, coordination and production of a host of festival events, conferences, concerts, apprenticeships, recording projects, and exhibitions. In 2003 Tori handled all logistical aspects of Re-Imagining Ireland, a weeklong festival and conference that hosted a large number of Irish and American artists, authors, poets, activists, and political leaders, including the President of Ireland. Tori holds a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia.