Jaye Baillie is Executive Director of Marion Cultural Alliance in Ocala, FL. MCA's 16 member volunteer board of directors and staff work to enhance the environment for the many arts organizations in Ocala's vibrant cultural scene. The organization provides annual grants to many arts organizations, and annually hosts Applaud the Arts to unite the business and cultural communities in celebration of the Arts. Prior to coming to MCA, she served as President of the Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce and Director of Business Services for the Chamber and Economic Partnership. She has a MA in Leadership and Management from Webster University and a BSJM in Public Relations from the University of Florida.