About Martha Jones, Founding Partner

"Excellence is that which creates a sense of belonging and a lasting memory"

Martha Jones is a consultant in arts, nonprofit & philanthropic management, specializing in organizational assessment, executive leadership, board development, and interim management. She has over 37 years of experience as a leader in the cultural industry.

Prior to forming SnowHill Strategies, Marty served for 25 years at the Celebrity Series of Boston, New Englandís premier performing arts presenter, the last 15 as President and Executive Director.

During her tenure at Celebrity Series, Marty led the organizationís separate non-profit incorporation initiative; expanded its artistic programming in the areas of jazz, contemporary music, ballet and modern dance; procured an 18-year corporate title sponsorship; created new educational initiatives, including partnerships with Boston Public Schools, the New England and Boston Conservatories and Harvardís Office of the Arts; erased a half million dollar deficit; and raised a $7.5 million endowment.

Prior to Celebrity Series, Marty served 13 years in several artistic, arts management and education positions, including as founding Marketing Director of Bostonís Huntington Theatre Company, Director of Development at the Indiana Repertory Theatre (Indianapolis), Associate Director of Walden Theatre (Louisville, KY), and as instructor in arts management at Boston University, Lesley University, and the University of Rhode Island.

"Marty Jones is an exceptional woman who is dedicated, loyal and truly tenacious. She clearly sees what her purpose is in bringing the arts to Boston and creating a cultural life for the young people in the city. She has her own footprint on the path of artistic excellence."
Judith Jamison, Artistic Director, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (1989-2011)

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