Ava Spece

Alexandria, Virginia

President and CEO, Workhouse Arts Foundation

Experience at:
Visual Arts Center, DC Youth Orchestra Program, Institute of Cognitive Development, Inc

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    Where I've Worked

    Sep 2015 – Present

    President and CEO

    Workhouse Arts Foundation

    Feb 2012 – Jan 2015

    President and CEO

    Visual Arts Center

    Nov 2004 – Jan 2012

    Executive Director

    DC Youth Orchestra Program

    Jan 2003 – Oct 2004

    Executive Director

    Institute of Cognitive Development, Inc

    Jun 1991 – Jan 2003

    Senior Branch Operations Manager

    Kinko's Inc

    Jan 1990 – Jan 1991

    Public School Educator

    Clover Park School District

    Jan 2013 – Present


    Mannheim Rocket, Inc
    Where I've Studied

    Bachelors, Education

    Portland State University

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    Passionate Senior Executive

    Ava Spece is a passionate executive with 20+ years’ experience leading both not-for-profit and for-profit companies. In her leadership roles, she has substantially increased profitability and gross income of each organization she has led.


    Administrative & Office

    Environmental Health & Safety

    General Manager/Location Manager

    Operations Management

    Plant & Facilities Management


    Process Management

    Quality Management

    Supply Chain & Logistics

    Government & Military

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    Workhouse Arts Foundation

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