Devon McLeod is a business minded, Marketing & Consulting executive who holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from New York University Stern School of Business. She is a Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar from NYU, President’s Service Award Winner, and John Stevenson Leadership and Community Building Award recipient. Her expertise lies in master organizational planning, diversity and inclusion work, process innovation, and is a highly skillful producer. Her breadth of people management and event knowledge spans from large scale festivals, theater productions, designer weddings, and intimate cultivation dinners. Currently, Devon is a Field Marketing Manager at Wunderkind and a Wedding Manager at The Get Together Events Co. in NYC. Ms. McLeod has also held a position as the Coordinator of Major Gifts and the Young Patrons Circle at the New York City Ballet and worked as a Production Assistant at Once the Musical on Broadway. She is the National Director at the New York Institute of Dance & Education Inc, the New York Dance Festival, and Reaching For Higher Ground Consulting. Devon has acquired multiple levels of certification in McLeod Technique Modern and Reinforced Motor Function, and has traveled extensively internationally and in the US teaching and assisting in Workshops, Master Classes, and Teacher Certifications. She is on the Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre Board of Directors, a 501c3 non-profit organization, and an Advisory Panelist for the New York State Council on the Arts. She is also a Founding Member of the Queens Hub of the Global Shapers, an initiative of the World Economic Forum.
While completing her BS in Business at the NYU Stern School of Business she earned over $150,000 in Scholarship support. At NYU she worked in the NYU Stern Undergraduate Office of Student Engagement, was a Stern Undergraduate Orientation Leader and Cohort Leadership Program Guide, and was appointed Social Media Director of the Stern Street Team, the college’s admissions ambassadors program. Devon was also the Vice Chair of the NYU 1831 Fund, helping lead the fund from 20% senior class participation rate to 50% in just one year. She was invited by Dean Peter Henry to join the Stern School of Business Diversity and Inclusion Task Force that included Stern Undergraduate and Graduate Deans, professors, and students to address the Schools forward thinking on Inclusion and Equity. Her work with this committee led to the creation of an Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion position, who oversees an ever growing Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Currently she sits on the NYU Stern Alumni Council, co-chairing the Black and Latino Alumni Committee.
Devon is the NYC Rehearsal Director and a First Company Soloist for the Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre. She traveled to England with the Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre where she had her international dance debut in “Roarin’ the 20’s” at the Haymarket Theatre. Ms. McLeod subsequently traveled and performed with the company nationally to Wilmington, Delaware’s Grand Theater and New York City’s famed Symphony Space. She toured to Winnipeg, MB for the Moving Inspirations Festival where KDT worked with Casimiro Nhussi, artistic director of NaFro Dance Productions, Zab Maboungou, founder of Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata and Kevin A. Ormsby, Artistic Director of KasheDance and performed at the Gas Station Arts Centre. Since being named NYC Rehearsal Director in 2014, she has performed at Alvin Ailey’s Joan Weill Center for Dance and the School of American Ballet at Lincoln Center and toured to Germany and Italy.