Melanie Ainsworth comes to The Neon Museum with a vast financial experience in the private and nonprofit sectors of the entertainment industry. She has led finance teams in the public and nonprofit sectors including for the Nashville Predators, Bridgestone Arena, and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Most recently, she served as controller at Big Machine Label Group, where she worked on the Taylor Swift master catalog sale and helped launch the Nash Icons record label imprint, which provided a music distribution platform for some of country music’s most iconic artists (including Reba, Hank Williams Jr, and Ronnie Dunn). Earlier this year, while serving as controller for Big Machine Label Group, she was named one of Music Row magazine’s “Next Big Thing.” She was also part of the core team of staff who implemented Tessitura, the same ticketing service that the museum uses, at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.
Her passions include traveling with friends, hiking, attending concerts, visiting National Parks, & her fur baby Remi who is a Miniature Pinscher Chihuahua mix.
"It has been a dream of mine to live in Las Vegas for many years. After finding what I feel is the 'perfect fit' for me, I made the move to become the Controller at The Neon Museum."