Jairo Ontiveros is Director of Arts Education and Community Engagement at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, where he oversees a multifaceted portfolio of programs that engage more than 35,000 K-12 students and adult learners a year in meaningful arts learning experiences. His work focuses on outreach to populations traditionally underserved by the arts. Under his supervision, the Arsht Center's programs have achieved national recognition, including AileyCamp Miami, which received the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, the nation's highest honor for out-of-school creative youth development programs. Ontiveros has served the National Endowment for the Arts on its Arts Education Panel for Multidisciplinary Arts. He is a member of the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures. Ontiveros currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Pioneer Winter Collective. In 2014, he was the recipient of the "40 under 40" South Florida Business Journal award for his work in bridging the arts and the business sector.