The Mauldin Cultural Center is managed under the City of Mauldin’s Community Development Department. Check out the team that makes this all possible!

mauldin_KK2Keira Heider, Cultural Affairs Manager

Keira manages the artistic and cultural endeavors of the City of Mauldin. Her main role is overseeing the vision for the Mauldin Cultural Center and Outdoor Amphitheater, using them as tools to benefit the City economically.

After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Winthrop University, Keira spent her career planning, marketing, and managing a wide variety of events from gallery receptions and galas to conventions and festivals. She has managed and promoted events for youth development, animal welfare, and the food industry, but her heart is in the arts.

When she’s not working, you can find Keira hanging out with friends, family, her husband, and her pup, vacationing on the water, trying new foods and craft beverages, or putting her creative skills to use.

jeannie_headshotJeannie Harmon, Marketing & Design Coordinator

Jeannie handles marketing and graphic design for the City of Mauldin. Born and raised in Greenville, she moved away from the Upstate to attend Winthrop University, where she earned a BFA in Illustration. She enjoys finding ways to communicate ideas visually, whether through realistic drawings or abstract design.

Jeannie likes to spend time with her friends, family, and cats. She writes and draws her own comics and when she isn’t making comics, she’s reading them. She also loves supporting the performing arts in the Upstate, from local theatre to indie musicians and more.

mauldin_KK2Alexandra Stein, Events Coordinator

Ally plans and coordinates the festival season at the Mauldin Cultural Center. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, she moved around quite a bit before settling in Greenville. She attends Liberty University Online and is finishing pursuing her degree in Strategic Communications. Ally has spent her professional career planning trade shows, conferences, and meetings of all kinds! She hopes to one day have her own wedding planning business. She enjoys finding new and creative ways to make every event better than the last.

Ally loves to spend time with her friends, family, and two dogs, Chief and Leia. She is married to her wonderful husband Jon who always keeps her laughing. She enjoys ice cream, the lake, and reading a good book. She is a 2 on the Enneagram, so she loves to help anyone she can!

mauldin_KK2Tim St. Clair, Theatre Productions Coordinator

Tim directs the theatre productions at the Mauldin Cultural Center.  He and his family have been involved with arts in the Upstate since moving here in 2010. He has worked on productions with Mill Town Players, Centre Stage, Younts Center for Performing Arts, SCCT, and Greenville Theatre. Tim directed the first Mauldin Youth Theatre program in 2017 and has been directing their productions ever since and is working to expand Mauldin’s theatre offerings.

In his spare time, Tim and his wife Sarah love to go on adventures with their six daughters. Swimming, hiking, visiting parks, and eating ice cream are among their favorite activities.

mauldin_KK2Janice Holcombe, Development Assistant

Janice is a long-time resident of Mauldin and has volunteered with the City for over 40 years, including planning the annual Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day ceremonies.

After retiring from the position of Outreach Pastor for First Baptist Church of Mauldin, Janice took on a part-time position with the City of Mauldin, assisting the Community Development Department with planning and organizing business events and securing volunteers for all of the Cultural Center’s events.

Janice has been a member of the Mauldin Rotary Club for many years.  When she’s not working, she can be found directing weddings and special events. Her passion is doing her part in making the City of Mauldin a great place for her children and grandchildren to enjoy for years to come!

She and her husband, Tommy, have been happily married for more than 50 years; they have two children and four grandchildren.


The Mauldin Cultural Council, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, was founded in 2004. The council aims to engage community partners, provoke diverse ideas for economic empowerment, and secure funds for the arts, culture, and arts education programming organized by the City of Mauldin’s Community Development Department, thus enhancing the quality of life in Mauldin, S.C.

Funds donated to the council are tax-deductible and go toward the council’s capital campaign to renovate the Mauldin Cultural Center.


Executive Committee

Scott Crosby, Interim President
Community Volunteer

Carol King, Treasurer
Cox, Cauley & Richardson, LLC

Keira Heider, Secretary
City of Mauldin

Council Members

Alrinthea Carter, Clemson University
Krystal Donald, All Occasion Celebrations
Brandon Dyke, Brandon Dyke Guitar
Dan Herren, RE/MAX Realty Professionals
Dave Sikkelee, Signature
Steve Stuart, Individual Artist
Waddy Talley, Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church
Jackson Thacker, Traditional Concepts, Inc.

Ex-Officio Members

Van Broad, City of Mauldin