Wednesday, August 29, 9:00am-10:45am - DaVinci 2, Bellagio Las Vegas
ALLY HAYNES-HAMBLEN is the Director of the City of Las Vegas’ Office of Cultural Affairs, overseeing the city’s performing, visual and public art programs and facilities, and the Las Vegas Arts Commission. Haynes-Hamblen was previously the Director of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, overseeing all aspects of programming, production, marketing, operations and finance during her 13-year tenure. Previously, Haynes-Hamblen was general manager and associate producer for NY-based Entertainment Events, Inc. Originally from Boulder, Colo., Haynes-Hamblen earned her M.B.A. from Regis University and B.A. in theater from the University of Denver. She completed the 2015 International Festival Encounters course with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the Emerging Leadership Institute of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals and the California Presenters Mentorship Program, and was a member of the Expedia Corporate Travel Advisory Board. In 2013, Haynes-Hamblen received the Mentoring Award from the Western Arts Alliance. Haynes-Hamblen is a member of the 2nd cohort of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals’ Leadership Fellows Program (2016-2018).