“Hank and Miles bring tremendous skill sets and a deep understanding of the Miami community and the entertainment industry, both of which will add value and additional perspective to the Adrienne Arsht Center’s diverse board,” said Mike Eidson, Chairman of the Performing Arts Center Trust Board of Directors. “We are excited to have them join us as we continue our work transforming Miami into one of the world’s capitals for the performing arts.”
As Vice Chairman of Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Hank Klein helps spearhead the firm’s new business development efforts. He is a real estate industry veteran and a longtime participant in community and civic affairs, currently serving on the boards of directors for the Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA), Miami Finance Forum, and the Miami Science Museum. Previous roles include Chairman of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and Vice Chairman of the Miami-Dade College board of trustees. Mr. Klein earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami.
Miles Wilkin is the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Key Brand Entertainment (KBE), a premier live theatre and interactive entertainment company. His more than 30 years of experience have seen Mr. Wilkin emerge as one of the leading innovators in the international entertainment industry. He previously served as the CEO of Broadway Across America, where he was responsible for the North American Presenting and Theatre Operating businesses. Mr. Wilkin has earned numerous awards, including six TONY (not sure if Tony is capitalized, also might need a copyright mark, not sure) Awards and a Theatre Lifetime Achievement Award from the League of American Theatres and Producers.
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 Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. The Adrienne Arsht Center also receives generous support from local, state and national foundations, as well as private contributions to the Adrienne Arsht Center Foundation through corporate and individual giving, Visionary Society membership and the Encore Circle major gifts programs.
About the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is one of the world’s leading performing arts organizations and venues. Made possible by Miami-Dade County’s largest ever public/private-
Designed by world-renowned architect Cesar Pelli of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the venue is comprised of the 2,400-seat Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House, the 2,200-seat John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall, the black box Carnival Studio Theater, a restored Carnival Tower, the Peacock Foundation, Inc. Studio, the Peacock Foundation, Inc. Education Center and the outdoor Parker and Vann Thomson Plaza for the Arts. Events impresario and restaurateur Barton G. Weiss brought his signature style to the Center in 2009 with PRELUDE BY BARTON G, a full-service upscale restaurant.
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