Unlock Your Budgeting Success: Five Strategies for Orchestras and Arts Groups


February 29, 2024

3:00pm Eastern/12:00pm Pacific

The content of this webinar was developed by and sponsored by Nave Strategies.

In this 60-minute webinar, J.L. Nave, principal coach and consultant at Nave Strategies, will share five immediate, real-world tactics specific to budgeting for your financial needs. By the end of the webinar, you will be able to:

  • Escape the budgeting traps that hinder growth.
  • Learn to anticipate and address financial issues in advance.
  • Leverage your budgeting efforts to shape your annual business plan.

Tackling these real-world needs will pave the way towards more accurate budgeting.

Registrants will have the opportunity to address specific concerns, receive a copy of the presentation, and receive a complimentary cash flow forecasting tool.

Join us on Thursday, February 29, to stop the guesswork cycle and ignite financial clarity in your organization.

Speaker: J.L. Nave, Principal Coach and Consultant, Nave Strategies

Who Should Attend?

Finance directors and staff, executive directors, board chairs and members, and anyone interesting in budgeting strategies.

Even if you can’t attend the webinar live, register to receive a recording. (Please note that this webinar will not be made available for registration on-demand after the fact.)


  • $20 for members
  • $35 for non-members

About the Speaker

Photo courtesy of the speaker

J.L. Nave, III (he/him)
Principal, Nave Strategies

A native of Nashville, Tennessee, J.L. Nave, III launched Nave Strategies in 2020 to provide practical advice and services for small and mid-size arts and cultural organizations. Through coaching, customized timesavers, and strategic planning, he helps managers lead with confidence and propel their organization forward.

Prior to starting his own consulting practice, Nave was a senior consultant for TRG Arts with whom he continues to have a strategic partnership. Most of Nave’s career has been with orchestras, including as President & CEO of the Baton Rouge Symphony (2000-2006) and Fort Wayne Philharmonic (2006-2014). 

He holds a BA in Conducting from Belmont University, as well as an MA in Arts Administration and MBA from the University of Cincinnati. He is also an alumnus of the League’s Orchestra Management Fellowship Program.


Please contact Member Services at member@americanorchestras.org.

The content of this webinar was developed by and sponsored by Nave Strategies.

Additional support is provided by generous grants from the Howard Gilman Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts, as well as, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

Photo: An image from the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra’s Mill Concert Series. Photo courtesy of the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra.

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