Alison was invited to join the Recording Academy. The academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Click here to learn more about the Recording Academy and the Class of 2021.
By MCEArts Arts, Business, Culture, Mentorship, Philanthropy, Strategy, Women of Color Sep 15, 2021
By MCEArts Arts, Business, Culture, Lifestyle, Mentorship, Philanthropy Sep 15, 2021
The Black Genius Foundation (TBGF) celebrates and invests in the intellectual and creative genius of Black artists, arts professionals and arts organizations. Check out the video to learn more.
By MCEArts Arts, Business, Culture, Mentorship, Strategy, Women of Color Sep 09, 2021
By Tonia Kallon, Creative Talent Acquisition Partner Job searching is hard whether you’re looking for your first role, career progression, or switching to a new industry. You apply to many jobs only to receive silence or the automatic “we’re moving forward with other candidates” message. Maybe you’re getting interviews but are finding it difficult to[…]
By MCEArts Arts, Business, Culture, Women of Color Jan 01, 2021
MCE was hired to lead and manage all elements of the executive search process for Dance/USA’s next executive director. MCE managed a people-centered search process that prioritized transparency, flexibility, active engagement, collaboration, trust, and consensus-building. After presenting Dance/USA’s Search Committee with 76 qualified candidates and demographic data to outline the search’s reach, Dance/USA’s Board unanimously[…]
By MCEArts Business, Culture, Lifestyle, Mentorship, Philanthropy, Self Care, Startups, Strategy, Uncategorized, Women of Color Oct 21, 2020
Alison was recently featured on Substantial Art and Music’s ARTdustry podcast. She is forever grateful to the Stan and Rachelle for creating a space for comfortable dialogue to flow. They are such AMAZING hosts! Listen to the episode here. Check out this great preview.
By MCEArts Arts, Business, Culture, Lifestyle, Philanthropy, Self Care, Startups, Strategy, Women of Color Apr 01, 2020
We are grateful to the Freelance Artist Resource Producing Collective for generating the Covid-19 Freelance Artists Resource page. To learn more, click on the links. The resources on the page are specifically designed to serve freelance artists, and those interested in supporting the independent artist community. This includes, but is not limited to, actors, designers, producers, technicians, stage[…]
Video By MCEArts Arts, Business, Culture, Mentorship, Startups, Strategy, Uncategorized, Women of Color Mar 29, 2018
Alison was recently featured on Melanie Spring’s Adventures in Branding podcast. Listen to the episode here. Check out this great preview.
By MCEArts Arts, Business, Culture, Philanthropy, Strategy, Women of Color Feb 15, 2018
Thanks to the Young, Black and Giving Back Institute for profiling Alison for her efforts to support and invest in creativity. Read the full profile here. The mission of the Young, Black and Giving Back Institute (YBGB) is to equip, inspire, and empower young black professionals, influencers, social entrepreneurs, and activists to effectively invest in changing their[…]
By MCEArts Arts, Business, Culture, Lifestyle, Philanthropy, Startups, Strategy, Women of Color Aug 18, 2017
August is Black Philanthropy Month! It’s a great time to get involved in discussions, events, and activities that support or invest in the Black community! The Maynor Biggers Artist Fund (MBAF) – of which Alison is a co-founder-is a giving circle comprised of Hampton University alumni that are artists, activists, and arts administrators devoted[…]
Audio By MCEArts Arts, Business, Culture, Lifestyle, Mentorship, Startups, Strategy, Women of Color Jul 20, 2017
Join Key Elements Group LLC President and CEO Lynette Zimmerman for an in-depth discussion with Alison McNeil, arts strategist and nonprofit consultant based in the Washington, D.C. area. Alison – the founder of McNeil Creative Enterprises – discusses common issues facing arts nonprofits as well as today’s biggest trends impacting arts and culture in the[…]