Arts management

& Consultancy

RESUME

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

Strong leadership skills with the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of organizational teams to foster inclusive participation in the decision-making process and employ strategic and critical thinking skills proactively;

 

 The experience and poise to interact with high-net worth individuals for the purpose of cultivating relationships to encourage philanthropic giving, with proven success in securing funding support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies;

 

Extensive producing and project management experience in developing budgets, team building, vendor relations, and outcome assessment as well as the financial proficiency to work with trustees, accountants, and auditors in preparing organizational financial statements;

 

Creates a work environment that fosters employee motivation and engagement, hands on experience in the strategic planning, implementation and management of initiatives, by properly delegating responsibility, creating deadlines, and accountability; and

 

Capacity to manage multiple undertakings simultaneously, working well under stressful situations, and with a sense of humor.

 

 

CONSULTANCY EXPERIENCE

 

Executive Consultant

Independent Arts Consultants, New York, New York, 2000 - present.

 

Client listing:

 

The Long Island Youth Orchestra

 

The Big Quiz Thing, New York, New York

 

New Jersey Ballet, Livingston, New Jersey

 

Arts Reach, National Arts Marketing Conference, New York, New York

 

PA Presenters Conference, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

 

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Wellington, New Zealand.

 

Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand, Annual General Meeting, Auckland, New Zealand.

 

Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand.

 

Arts Reach, National Arts Marketing Conference, New York, New York.

 

Glove Theater, Gloversville, New York.

 

Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County, Ithaca, New York.

 

Kitchen Theatre Company, Ithaca, New York.

 

 

EXECUTIVE AND MANAGERIAL EXPERIENCE

 

Director

Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture, Erie, Pennsylvania,
2012 – 2014.

 

 

Co-Founder/Managing Director

The Icarus Theatre Ensemble, Ithaca, New York,
2000 – 2005.

 

 

Managing Director 

The Hangar Theatre, Ithaca, New York,
1999 - 2000.

 

 

Development Director

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem, Winston-Salem, North Carolina,
1997 - 1999.

 

 

Managing Director

Actor’s Express, Atlanta, Georgia,
1994 - 1997.

 

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

Assistant Professor

Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pennsylvania,
2012 – 2014.

 

 

Assistant Professor

Point Park University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 
2006 – 2010.

 

 

Assistant Professor

Ithaca College, Department of Theatre Arts, Ithaca, New York,
2000 – 2006.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Duke University, Certificate in Nonprofit Management, Durham, North Carolina

 

Lesley College, Master of Science in Arts Administration, Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

Bentley College, Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Waltham, Massachusetts

 

 

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