Chris Ayzoukian brings over 20 years of experience in performing arts management to his role as Executive Director of the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts. Chris previously held positions at the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall and Hollywood Bowl. He has led the planning of numerous concerts and stage productions, the LA Phil LIVE in-cinema national broadcast series, and many recording projects, one of which garnered a Grammy award for Best Orchestra Performance. For The Reser, Chris is responsible for the achievement of its annual and long-term objectives; including programming, marketing, community partnerships, education programs, fundraising, facilities and operations, and staffing. He holds an M.B.A. and B.A. in Music from Loyola Marymount University, and is a member of the Western Arts Alliance and International Association of Venue Managers. Chris and his family moved to the area in 2017 and have been immensely enjoying all that the area has to offer.