John Abodeely

President & CEO
Houston Arts Alliance
Houston, TX

At Houston Arts Alliance, John directs organizational strategy, including development of new programs and services for artists and nonprofits. John brings a strong background in arts and arts education policy, formerly serving as the Acting Executive Director and Deputy Director of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities under President Obama, as well as policy and leadership development positions for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Americans for the Arts. With a background in theatre and visual arts, John’s an avid consumer of Houston’s local arts scene.


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