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Molly Harpel

Creative Project Management

Portland, United States
Project Manager at Burning Man Project
Operations Manager at Farber Art Services
Studied Urban Studies at University of Texas at Austin
Joined May 25, 2024


Project and Operations Manager with 10 years of experience advising remote teams.
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Burning Man Project
Aug 2023 – Present
San Francisco, CA
Project Manager
- Lead a remote global team of 40 community leaders responsible for developing partnerships, evaluating programs, and implementing new solutions for the Regional Network - Collaborate with CEO and COO to align solution development with long term strategic plans - Production, logistics, and content development for 4-day in-person conference at HQ in SF - Cross-functional collaboration across Technology, Legal, Regional Leadership, and Operations - Coach 5 distinct 8-person functional teams to develop 16+ future-oriented project outcomes
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Farber Art Services
Mar 2022 – Present
San Francisco, CA
Operations Manager
- Recruit, hire, train, and manage field team for boutique art installation business in the Bay area - Acquire new residential and commercial clients, and partner with Interior Design and Art Consulting firms to execute selection, receiving, staffing, and logistics for 10+ weekly installations - Directly support artists, galleries, designers, and commercial clients to manage intake and service - Responsible for forecasting, scheduling, task management, IT support, invoicing, and payroll
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Dec 2018 – Dec 2022
Portland, OR
Operations Manager
- Managed teams of 30+ staff, musicians, and visual artists to Co-Produce Art Sales Events - Wrote grants, proposals, and developed programs to secure $85,000 in project funding - Oversaw Production for 2,000 person event in Oregon, including P&L and 125-person team - Developed new SOPs for expense reimbursement, tech support, communications, and DEI
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University of Texas at Austin
Sep 2008 – Jun 2012
Bachelor of the Arts, Urban Studies