FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 2, 2021
Contact: Amanda Bertone
(888) 234.4236 Ext. 219
BOSTON — Arts Consulting Group (ACG), the leading provider of hands-on management consulting services to the arts and culture industry, today announced that Nagham Wehbe has joined the firm as Associate Vice President to support all of ACG’s practice areas with market research, data analysis, financial modeling, survey and interview design, and translation of data for cultural organizations. Based in Los Angeles, she will begin her tenure on June 1, 2021.
As a researcher and strategist, she has utilized qualitative and quantitative data (primary and digital) to identify trends and deliver recommendations to clients. Her areas of expertise include audience engagement trends, brand visibility, and program competitiveness. Prior to joining ACG, she worked as a researcher with CBS, 20th Century Studios, Hallmark Channel, and Freemantle Productions. As a storyteller, Ms. Nagham adapted to the stage and directed Confessions of an Arab Woman based on the memoir of journalist and human rights activist Joumana Haddad. Her production won the Encore Producers’ Award at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in 2017. She has also directed cultural events and facilitated educational programs with various organizations and nonprofits in California.
In making the announcement, ACG Senior Vice President Douglas R. Clayton said, “ACG is delighted to welcome Nagham Wehbe to the team. Her adept skills in market research and data analysis will provide our clients with critical information needed to make actionable strategic and business recommendations. In addition, Ms. Wehbe’s extensive background in film and television will add a unique perspective to ACG’s team of arts and culture experts.”
"I’m honored to join Arts Consulting Group and contribute to the firm’s efforts in making a difference in the world of arts and culture,” said Ms. Wehbe. “I believe in the critical role that arts and artists play in the development and well-being of our society and look forward to supporting arts organizations by providing data-driven recommendations to achieve their goals.”
Recently selected to join the Women in Cable Telecommunications’ 2021 class of Rising Leaders Program, Ms. Wehbe previously led the Los Angeles chapter of the Arab Film Festival and is currently on the Selection Committee of the Asian World Film Festival. She also served on Crown Media’s Diversity Council as the chair of the workforce committee. In addition, she has led teams in fundraising efforts, obtaining nearly half a million dollars for organizations such as the Dragon Kim Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, and Veterans Village.
Ms. Wehbe received a bachelor’s degree in radio, television, and film from California State University, Fullerton and a master’s degree in communication management from the University of Southern California. In addition to earning certificates in a variety of topics related to diversity, marketing, and change management, she is also a certified coach and trained workshop facilitator.
About Arts Consulting Group (ACG)
ACG is the leading provider of hands-on interim management, executive search, revenue enhancement, strategic planning & community engagement, facilities & program planning, and other capacity building services for the arts and culture industry. Founded in 1997, ACG is a full-service firm that effectively works with a wide range of nonprofit organizations, universities, government agencies, and for-profit entities that operate in the creative industries. The firm takes a contemporary approach to client challenges and opportunities focused on growing institutions, advancing arts and culture, and enhancing communities. ACG team members have leadership experience in every artistic and cultural discipline and they seamlessly adapt to clients’ rapidly changing strategies, business models, and operating environments. The firm currently has locations in Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Portland, Raleigh, San Diego, San Francisco, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit ArtsConsulting.com or contact info@ArtsConsulting.com or (888) 234.4236.