Kristi Heeney-Janiak has spent her 25-year career at Hallmark primarily focused on driving leadership, team and organizational excellence. Kristi has driven results in several roles throughout Customer Development, Retail Training and HR, and in this journey she found passion in coaching and elevating the skillsets of leadership in the organization. Kristi is currently focused on building a winning culture in the creative community at Hallmark, and recently led a culture initiative by defining their Sense of Purpose. She's also accountable for elevating and driving Creative leadership forward., leading a team who's mission is to invest in, inspire and develop a culture of thinkers, makers and leaders, and leads the strategy for the communities' Creative Leadership Symposium and #my5days initiatives.
Americans for the Arts serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.
A forum for today's leading arts professionals sharing their knowledge, thoughts and comments on the topics shaping the arts in our communities, schools and nation.