Frank Steslow served as the Da Vinci Science Center’s Executive Director and CEO from Aug. 2005-Aug. 2008. Steslow transitioned to become Chief Operating Officer of what is known today as the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Miami, Fla. Steslow became President and CEO of the Frost Science Museum in July 2016.
Steslow led the organization as it re-located its operations in Allentown, Pa., in the fall of 2005. Highlights of Steslow’s tenure included the introduction of an expanded and modernized visitor experience opened to visitors seven days a week, the expansion of services for members, an increased emphasis on public visitation and programming, the creation of an exhibit area for preschool children and the popular marine tank exhibit.
A Lehigh Valley native, Steslow has spent the majority of his career directing the aquatic science, education, exhibition development and operations of public aquaria. Prior to coming to the Da Vinci Science Center, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the New Jersey Academy For Aquatic Sciences in Camden, N.J. Steslow also worked as Director of Biological Programs at The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, Fla.