The Board of Directors of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts recently announced that after completing the maximum term as board members, Mark Levy of West Palm Beach and Joseph Sanches of Wellington will be awarded the designation of “life trustee” beginning July 1.
“The Kravis Center is thankful to Mark Levy and Joseph Sanches for each serving 12 years on our Board,” Kravis Board Chair Jeffrey Stoops said. “Their leadership and business expertise has contributed immensely to the overall success of Palm Beach County’s cultural crown jewel. The Kravis Center is honored to have their continued involvement and guidance as Life Trustees.”
Levy and Sanches were awarded special Tiffany & Co. pentastars honoring their dedication and service to the Kravis Center.
Sanches is president of D. Stephenson Construction. He was the chief of support operations for the School District of Palm Beach County. Sanches has been in a leadership role as a vice chair of the Kravis Center board since 2019 and has served on the Kravis Center Executive Committee as well as the Operations, Employee Relations and Governance, and Nominating committees.
Sanches holds a Florida general contractor’s license and is a LEED-accredited professional. He served on the distinguished panel of six art and design judges for the Kravis Center and Pratt Institute Sculpture Competition in 2015. Embrace, the winning majestic steel sculpture, now stands in front of the Kravis Center’s soaring glass-curtain façade. Sanches is on the board of directors of the Black Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County and is actively involved in the Minority Builders Coalition and National Forum for Black Public Administrators.
Levy is president of Cenvill Recreation Inc., which manages the recreational facilities at Century Village of West Palm Beach, Boca Raton and Pembroke Pines. He has been an active member of the Florida Bar since 1981. Levy is the current Kravis Center Corporate Partners Executive Committee chair and has served on several other Kravis Center committees.