Ally Haynes-Hamblen Ally Haynes-Hamblen is the Director of the City of Las Vegas’ Office of Cultural Affairs, overseeing the city’s performing, visual and public art programs and facilities, and the Las Vegas Arts Commission. Haynes-Hamblen was previously the Director of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, overseeing all aspects of programming, production, marketing, operations and finance during her 13-year tenure. Previously, Haynes-Hamblen was general manager and associate producer for NY-based Entertainment Events, Inc.Originally from Denver, Colo., Haynes-Hamblen earned her M.B.A. from Regis University and B.A. in theater from University of Denver. Haynes-Hamblen is a member of the 2nd cohort of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals’ Leadership Fellows Program (2016-2018), and completed the 2015 International Festival Encounters course with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the 2013 California Presenters Mentorship Program, and the 2012 Emerging Leadership Institute of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals. She currently serves on the boards of California Presenters and the Arizona Presenters Alliance, is a co-chair of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals Annual National Conference Committee, and was previously a member of the Las Vegas Committee of the Nevada Museum of Art, the Expedia Corporate Travel Advisory Board, and served as the treasurer of VSA Arizona, The State's Organization on Arts and Disability. In 2013, Haynes-Hamblen received the Mentoring Award from the Western Arts Alliance, and in 2015 received the Chandler Center for the Arts' Katrina Pappas Award. Ms. Haynes-Hamblen is a proud member of the 2020 class of Leadership Las Vegas.