Journey Museum names new Executive Director - KOTA Territory News

Journey Museum names new Executive Director


The Journey Museum Board of Directors has announced its appointment of Troy Kilpatrick as its Executive Director. He will begin his duties at The Journey Museum on December 1.


After conducting a regional search, The Journey Board of Directors selected Kilpatrick because of his proven track record of outreach and communication skills.  The Search Committee cited his deep commitment to Rapid City's business and tourism markets and to The Journey Museum's potential as an educational asset for the region.


Kilpatrick brings nearly three decades of community involvement including Rotary, Junior Achievement, and coaching. He is the current president of the Storybook Island Board of Directors and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross.


A graduate of Rapid City Central High School and the University of South Dakota, Kilpatrick worked for the Rapid City Journal from 1989 to 2013 in a variety of positions including Newspaper Sales and Marketing, Circulation Director and Advertising Director, and manager of Northern Hills Weekly Publications and Sales. Most recently, he managed the Audience Development and Circulation team for both digital and print versions.


Kilpatrick and his wife Brenda have a son Gannon, and a daughter, Bailey.


The Journey Museum is an interactive venue for learning about the people, heritage, land and culture of the Black Hills. For more information, visit the museum's web site at or call 605-394-6923.

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