Cissy Segall Davis

Managing Director
Miller Outdoor Theatre
Houston, TX

Cissy Segall Davis has been involved in the production, management and promotion of the theatrical, entertainment and special event industries since 1972. She is Managing Director of the Miller Theatre Advisory Board, managing day to day operations, overseeing a grants program for Houston performing arts and community organizations and a presented series to create an annual season of artistically and culturally diverse free performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park. Under her guidance, the series has grown into the largest program of its kind in the U.S, attracting multigenerational, multi-cultural audiences of more than 400,000 annually. Prior to joining Miller, she owned Publicity Specialties, a public relations, marketing and special event consulting firm, serving a diverse client base in the upscale retail, hospitality and non-profit sectors. Segall Davis is a Senior Fellow of American Leadership Forum. She serves on the Board of Texans for the Arts, and on the Advisory Board of Houston’s High School for Performing & Visual Arts. Segall Davis was named by Houston Woman’s Magazine as one of Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2012. She served on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations including Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, Theatre Under The Stars, Texas Institute for Arts in Education, and Congregation Beth Israel, among others.