Apr 06, 2022
Patrick Nugent, PhD
President and CEO Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance: What’s the Future?

Patrick has been President and CEO of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance since August 1, 2021. He was previously VP for Development at Lyric Opera of Chicago. A graduate of Xavier University, he has lived in this region four times, including a total of twelve years in Cincinnati and eight in Richmond, IN, where he taught at Earlham College. He has served in development and executive roles at Cincinnati Museum Center, Beech Acres Parenting Center, and the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. He lives in Kettering with his wife, Mary Kay Rehard, a psychotherapist. They are avid sailors, kayakers, and music fans. Patrick is a classically-trained pianist and a ham radio operator.