Staff

• Cano Ozgener | 
Founder
• Tim Ozgener 
| President and Chief Executive Officer
• Kate Abrams | 
Artistic Associate
• Samantha M. Avent | 
Director of Digital Marketing
• Tyler Axt 
| Technical Director 
• Jaime Lassiter | 
Accounting Manager
• Marci Rosenblum | 
Administrative Manager
• Lauren Snelling
 | Artistic Director
• Rus Snelling 
| Production Manager
 & Lighting Designer
• Lindsey Tipps | 
Development Assistant  

 

Board of Trustees

• Cano Ozgener, Chairman

• Max Goldberg

• Mike Hodges

• T. Alp Ikizler, MD

• Jerry Johnson

• Janet Miller

• Sherri Neal

• Mark Rowan

• Jimmy Wilson III

Advisory Board

• Amy Atkinson
 | Marketing & Communications Consultant

• Anne Brown | 
Owner, The Arts Company

• Libby Callaway
 | Writer, Media Consultant

• Chase Cole | 
Partner, Waller Law

• Jen Cole
 | Executive Director, Metro Arts Commission

• Stephanie Conner | 
Tennessee Arts Commission

• Gavin Duke | 
Principal, Page Duke Landscape Architecture

• Kristy Edmunds | Artistic & Executive Director – Center for the Art of Performance, UCLA and Guest Curator – Artistic Program, OZ Arts

• Karen Elson | 
Model, Singer – Songwriter, Guitarist

• Karen Hayes 
| Co-owner, Parnassus Bookstore

• Gavin Ivester
 | Partner, FLO Thinkery, Creative Leader, Nike, Puma

• Keith Meacham | 
Education and Learning Consultant at Homer Learning, Inc.

• Ellen Meyer
 | Executive Search Consultant at AGB Search, LLC

• Aylin Ozgener | 
Philanthropist

• Dave Pittman | 
Editor, NATIVE Magazine

• Paul Polycarpou
 | CEO and Editor, Nashville Arts Magazine

• Jill Robinson
 | Director of Executive Learning and Marketing, Belmont University

• Patterson Sims | 
President of the Board at ICI, Former Curator at MoMA, The Whitney (NYC)

• Mike Smith 
| Group Publisher – Nashville, SouthComm

• Ronnie Steine 
| At-Large 2, Council Member, Metro Council

• Joseph Sulkowski 
| Artist

• Stacy Widelitz | 
Composer

• Betsy Wills
 | Founder at YouScience, ArtStormer Blog

• Mel Ziegler | 
Professor of Art, Chair, Department of Art, Vanderbilt University

Consultants

• Amy Atkinson | Partner/Founder, Marketing and Communications

• Brannan Atkinson | Partner, Amy Atkinson Communications

• Delevante Creative | 
Brand Design and Creative Development

• Arnita Ozgener | Development and Events

• Aylin Ozgener | Education and Development 

• Nancy Heathman | Graphic Design, Cage Free Visual

• Milek Media | Media Buyers