Cliff Walters of the law firm of Blalock Walters, P.A. has been elected the 2012 Chair of the Board of Directors of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Foundation, Inc. “To lead this organization in the coming year is an incredible honor and responsibility.” said Cliff Walters.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is one of the largest museum complexes in the nation. It preserves the legacy of John and Mable Ringling, educating and enabling a large and diverse audience to experience and take delight in a world-renowned collection of fine art; Ca’ d’Zan, the Ringling historic mansion; the Circus Museums; the historic Asolo Theater; and historic architecture, courtyard, gardens and grounds overlooking Sarasota Bay.
We are privileged to have the world renowned The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in our community.” said Bob Blalock, principal with Blalock Walters and a former trustee of the museum. “This is likely one of our most prestigious and important boards and we thank Cliff for continuing to make a difference.
Walters concentrates his law practice in business planning, complex real estate transactions, and strategic estate planning. He has led numerous boards including University of South Florida-Sarasota, Manatee United Way, Goodwill Industries-Manasota, Inc.; Manatee Chamber of Commerce; and Manatee County Economic Development Council. Walters has received the Edgar H. Price, Jr. Humanitarian Award; Leadership Manatee’s Distinguished Leadership Award; and the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Manatee County Bar Association.