Richard Banz, D.Ed.
Dr. Richard Banz serves as the Executive Director of the Southern Museum and the Kennesaw Museum Foundation. He holds a Doctorate in adult education from Pennsylvania State University, a Master’s degree in history from the University of Maryland, and a Bachelor’s degree in social science education from Towson State University. Prior to the Southern Museum, Dr. Banz held positions at the York College of Pennsylvania, York County Heritage Trust, and Baltimore Museum of Industry. He is also a past president of the Alliance of Pennsylvania County Historical Societies. Dr. Banz has had several works published, including Adult Education in Cultural Institutions: Libraries, Museums, Parks, and Zoos (Handbook of Adult Education), Self-Directed Learning: Implications for Museums (Journal of Museum Education) and Transportation in York County Before the Automobile (York County Heritage Trust).
Director of Operations
Mr. Sexton serves as Director of Operations for the Southern Museum. He holds a Master’s degree in History, specializing in Public History, from Royal Holloway, University of London and a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Arkansas. Prior to the Southern Museum, Mr. Sexton held positions as Assistant Manager of Historical Resources for Sarasota County, Florida, and Director of Records and Archives for Jasper County, Missouri.
Jolee Sanders – Archivist
Joshua Whitfield– Curator
Vacant – Tour and Volunteer Coordinator
Amy Torrance – Early Childhood Educator
Address: 2829 Cherokee St, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
Phone Number: (770) 427-2117