JANET M. BAILEY
Janet M. Bailey has an extensive career spanning both strategic consulting and direct line management in both the corporate and nonprofit arts sectors.
She is currently President of Janet Bailey Associates, providing marketing, strategic, development, and communications consulting services to organizations in the arts and nonprofit sectors. Recent and current clients include several of the major performing and visual arts organizations in Boston, along with a number of smaller arts groups in the Boston area and around New England. The client roster encompasses organizations engaged in theater, classical music, opera, dance, and visual arts, along with several performing arts facilities, multi-site arts festivals, and service organizations. Prior to starting the practice in 1997, Janet served for five years as General Manager and Director of Marketing for the Handel & Haydn Society.
Earlier in her career she spent five years working as a consultant with McKinsey & Company in their New York office and in several locations in Latin America, advising major corporations in a variety of industries on matters of organization and strategy. She subsequently served in several line-management positions with the Times Mirror Corporation, working as Operations Director and General Manager in two of Times Mirror's cable-television subsidiaries.
Janet has been extensively involved in the leadership of professional associations and volunteer activities throughout her career, and has served in the past as President of the Boston Arts Marketing Alliance, the Boston Ballet Volunteer Association, and the Boston chapter of Women in Cable. She currently serves on the Board of Directors and Chair of the External Relations Committee of the Community Music Center of Boston and on the Boston Steering Committee of the National Arts Marketing Project. She is a frequent contributor to Dramabiz magazine. She holds B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from Boston University, and is currently on the faculty of BU’s graduate program in Arts Administration.