Ms. Jennifer Tuchband joined Keen Independent as a Consultant after working in production for Phoenix Convention Center and Venues. She has been involved in arts and culture management, audience and membership development and customer service for many years. Ms Tuchband brings practical experience in performing arts and museum management to Keen Independent’s arts and culture practice area, as well as data management and interview expertise relevant to other projects.
Ms. Tuchband is assisting Keen Independent on the feasibility study for Denver Arts and Venues regarding next steps for the Denver Performing Arts Center, and a similar study for May Bonfils Theater in Denver.
As part of previous positions in the arts and venues arena, Ms. Tuchband has performed technical aspects of theater and venue operations for several theaters in Phoenix including the Phoenix Symphony Hall, Orpheum Theater and Herberger Theaters.
For Scottsdale Arts — an umbrella organization promoting four operating organizations in Arizona including Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale Public Art and Scottsdale Arts Education & Outreach — Ms. Tuchband has served in membership and patron services with a focus on membership and fund development, box office management and marketing. Her outreach work has helped contribute to growing the organization’s focus on diversity.
Ms. Tuchband has assisted on a study assessing the feasibility of a proposed Latino cultural center in Phoenix. She has also worked in hospitality sales, marketing and events in Palma de Mallorca, Spain where she was responsible for Spanish to English translation and database management.
From Arizona State University (ASU), Ms. Tuchband earned her Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts Entrepreneurship and Management along with a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management. Ms. Tuchband also received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Design & Production with a minor in Business from ASU.