Press Release Adrienne Arsht Center names Aaron Feinberg as Chief Financial Officer
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County Names
Aaron Feinberg as Chief Financial Officer
Seasoned arts and entertainment financial professional joins senior leadership team
Miami, FL – September 13, 2023 – The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County has selected Aaron Feinberg as Chief Financial Officer following a national search. His tenure begins on October 2, 2023.
“With Aaron’s guidance, we are confident that the Arsht Center will continue to thrive by fostering financial sustainability in support of the Center’s mission to connect all people to the arts, to the Arsht and to each other through artistic excellence and inspiring educational experiences,” said Arsht Center President and CEO Johann Zietsman on behalf of the search committee.
Feinberg brings a wealth of expertise to the Arsht Center as an experienced leader in the visual and performing arts. He most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer for Oolite Arts, one of Miami’s largest support organizations for visual artists. Feinberg has demonstrated exemplary financial leadership during his tenure in charting the organization’s path forward amid the COVID-19 pandemic and acquiring Oolite Arts' new space. Prior to his position at Oolite Arts, he held various roles at prestigious institutions, including Florida Grand Opera, Papermill Playhouse in New Jersey and the professional men’s soccer club, D.C. United.
Feinberg stated, “I am deeply honored to assume the role of Chief Financial Officer of the Arsht Center, an organization with an outstanding reputation of stability, artistic achievement and community impact. I am eager to join the Arsht Center family and look forward to fostering strong relationships with all Arsht Center stakeholders and staff as we work together to further the Center’s mission.”
Feinberg earned a BSBA from the American University and an MBA specializing in finance from the University of Miami.
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is made possible by the public support of the Miami-Dade County Mayor and the Board of County Commissioners, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Tourist Development Council and the City of Miami Omni Community Redevelopment Agency, as well as the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. The Adrienne Arsht Center also receives generous support from individuals, corporations and local, state and national foundations.
About the Adrienne Arsht Center
Set in the heart of downtown Miami, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is committed to welcoming and connecting ALL people to the arts, to the Arsht Center and to each other. Our stages are alive year-round with artists from around the world, innovative programming from our resident companies and local arts partners, free community events that reflect Miami’s unique identity and arts education experiences for thousands of Miami children each year.
Since opening in 2006, the Arsht Center, a 501C3 non-profit organization, has been recognized as a catalyst for billions of dollars in new development in the downtown area, a leader in programming that mirrors South Florida’s diversity, a host venue for historic events and Miami’s hub for arts education.
Each year, we serve more than 60,000 young learners and offer more than 100 culturally diverse and inclusive education programs — many enhanced by the Arsht Center’s relationship with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, local teaching artists and Miami-based arts organizations.
The Arsht Center is also a home stage for three resident companies — Florida Grand Opera, Miami City Ballet and New World Symphony — and a launch pad for local artists to make their mark on the international stage. Our 300+ events each year include the Center’s Signature Series of classical, jazz, Broadway, local theater and much more. We present a robust series of touring Broadway musicals direct from New York, the largest jazz series in South Florida, a major annual Flamenco Festival and an award-winning Miami-based theater program. In addition, our Family Fest, Free Gospel Sundays, CommuniTEA LGBTQ+ celebration and Heritage Fest are among dozens of free events that bring together people from all corners of our community. For more information, visit arshtcenter.org.