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Musical Instrument Museum Names Two New Members to Board of Directors

New Members to Bring Experience In Corporate & Community Leadership

PHOENIX (March 16, 2015) The Board of Directors of the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) has elected two new members. Richard T. Burke and Matthew P. Feeney have joined MIM’s Board and will serve three-year terms working to advance MIM’s mission.

Burke is the chairman and founder of United Health Group, parent company of United Health Care and Optum. He is also general partner of Rainy Partners, a private equity fund, and a former National Hockey League team owner. Burke was educated at Georgia Tech, Georgia State University and the University of Virginia.

Feeney is chairman at the Phoenix-based law firm of Snell and Wilmer. His practice concentrates on corporate law, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and general corporate matters. Feeney is also a current Board member of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and previously served on MIM’s advisory board. Feeney was educated at the University of Notre Dame.

“I am delighted that Richard and Matt will be bringing their talents and enthusiasm for MIM to the Board,” said Board Chair Bob Ulrich. “This is an especially exciting time for MIM as we approach our fifth anniversary and continue our work to ensure that this cultural gem can continue its mission and enrich the world for generations to come.”

The Musical Instrument Museum is located at 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard in Phoenix (corner of Tatum and Mayo Boulevards, just south of Loop 101). For general museum information and a full schedule of events, visit or call 480.478.6000.


About MIM
The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) enriches the world by collecting, preserving and making accessible a wide variety of musical instruments and performance videos from every country in the world. We offer our guests a welcoming and fun experience, incomparable interactive technology, dynamic programming and exceptional musical performances. MIM also fosters appreciation of diverse cultures around the globe by showing that we all innovate, adapt and learn from each other to create music—the language of the soul.

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Erin Miller, Media Relations Manager, MIM