Molly Fortune


Molly Fortune is the Executive Director for the South Carolina American Revolution Sestercentennial Commission in the Governor's Office. 

Prior to joining SC250, Molly Fortune was Executive Director at the world-renowned performing arts center, the Newberry Opera House. Under her leadership, the Opera House hosted 150+ events each year greatly impacting Downtown Newberry.

Molly was also Director of Restoration and Operations at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, where she was influential with the development and implementation of new strategic initiatives such as the Fox Theatre Institute, an outreach and consulting division for which she served as the Director of Restoration Consulting.

And even before her work at the Fox, Molly was employed by the Department of Defense as a Cultural Resource Specialist in Historic Preservation and Programming. Molly received her BFA in Interior Design from Converse College with a minor in Physics; received an MFA in Historic Preservation from the Savannah College of Art and Design Summa Cum Laude with Distinction.

Molly is married to LTC (ret) Christopher Kemper and has two daughters and three dogs.