Mary Ann Luciano
Mary Ann grew up in New York City and has been a lifelong , passionate lover of the ballet and opera since childhood. She feels honored that she grew up seeing performances by all of the great super stars with New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theater and the Metropolitan Opera. Moving to Arizona, she likewise developed a passion for Ballet Arizona and is thrilled to be affiliated with such a fantastic organization that receives increasing national recognition. She hopes to bring the perspective and knowledge to the board that comes with the vast experience of ballet appreciation.
In her professional career, Mary Ann has worked for some of the largest global cosmetics companies developing sales leaders around the world. She has both consulted and led programs to enhance executives’ skills as leaders and communicators in both New York and Arizona. She currently serves on the board of Cancer Support Community of Arizona. Previously, she was a docent for the Heard Museum and is involved in numerous local charities including Phoenix Children’s Hospital, The Salvation Army, and St. Mary’s Foodbank Alliance.