Terry D. Loftis is the Donna Wilhelm Family President and Executive Director of TACA (The Arts Community Alliance). TACA’s mission is to support excellence and impact the arts in North Texas through grant making, capacity building and thought leadership. Under his leadership, TACA launched the TACA Resiliency Initiative (TRI) to reframe vital support for Dallas cultural arts organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Loftis is a Tony nominated Broadway producer of Bandstand on Broadway in 2017 which received the Tony for Best Choreography and Orchestration. He received his first Tony nomination in 2015 for The Visit starring the legendary Chita Rivera. Prior to TACA, Loftis was Vice President of the Broadway Strategic Return Fund (BSRF) in New York. He was responsible for investor development for BSRF throughout the United States. BSRF was a co-producer of the hit Broadway Musical Hadestown, which received the Best Musical Tony in 2019.
Loftis is a Dallas native and a graduate of the Booker T. Washington High School for the Visual and Performing Arts. He has been actively engaged in the Dallas arts and non-profit community for many years and serves on the board of directors of the Texans for the Arts, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Black Tie Dinner (Co-Chair), the Dallas Assembly, Arts District Dallas, and President’s Council of the Advisory Board of Booker T. Washington High School for the Visual & Performing Arts. He has served on the boards of Resource Center, Resource Center Foundation, The Dallas Way, the Friends of the Katy Trail, USA Film Festival and TITAS.