Industry Leaders of Arizona: Scottsdale Arts
Leadership: Neale Perl, president and CEO; Mallard Owen, chief of operations and finance
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.