President and CEO
Content expertise: museums as educational resources, leadership in the 21st century, connecting with diverse communities
Chevy Humphrey is the seventh president and CEO of the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI), one of the largest, most popular and well-known science museums in the world. She joined MSI in 2021.
Humphrey is a recognized national and international leader in the museum field. Prior to joining MSI, she served as CEO of the Phoenix-based Arizona Science Center for 15 years. Humphrey is Chair of the Board of the American Alliance of Museums and previously served as Chair of the Board of the Association of Science and Technology Centers.
Humphrey is committed to the Museum's mission to inspire the inventive genius in everyone and its role as an educational institution, with a focus on connecting with communities across Chicago. The Museum's STEM learning programs prioritize serving Chicago-area schools and neighborhoods, reaching over 4.8 million youth since 2006 with a unique approach that also supports their teachers, families, schools and communities.