February 21, 2017

Michael Gossie

Industry Leaders of Arizona: Scottsdale Arts

Leadership: Neale Perl, president and CEO; Mallard Owen, chief of operations and finance

Website: scottsdalearts.org

What it does: Creates arts experiences and educational opportunities for the community.

How it leads: Scottsdale Arts produces, presents & hosts over 1,800 events a year. Since its founding in 1987, Scottsdale Arts has grown into a regionally and nationally significant, multi-disciplinary arts organization offering exceptional programs through three acclaimed operating divisions – Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) and Scottsdale Public Art. Together, they serve more than 375,000 participants annually from the region and throughout the United States and abroad.

Honor the 2017 Industry Leaders of Arizona at the awards ceremony and dinner on Feb. 23 at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn. Purchase tickets here.