Hollis Headrick is a consultant for arts, education and philanthropic organizations. His clients have included the Arts Education Partnership (AEP), Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), NYC Department of Education, and The Wallace Foundation. From 2003-06 he was the Director of the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall and managed all education activities. He was the founding Executive Director of the Center for Arts Education (CAE) from 1996-2003, an initiative to restore arts education in NYC public schools. He was Director, Arts in Education Program, NY State Council on the Arts, from 1990-96. He has lectured at MIT, Teachers College and Bank Street College. He received a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Missouri and studied percussion at the Berklee College of Music. He has performed at the Knitting Factory and Lincoln Center. Hollis received the Arts Management Excellence Award from the Arts and Business Council in 2002.