Oliver Pontius is an accomplished musician and arts administrator, currently serving as the Director of Development for VIVO Music Festival. His passion for music and robust background in arts management began with piano lessons in rural Union County at age four. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree at the renowned College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, complementing his musical expertise with a minor in business administration. Oliver went on to obtain a Master's degree in Public Administration at The Ohio State University while interning with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. Currently working in the programming department at the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA), Oliver's attention to detail, strategic vision, and collaborative approach have garnered him a reputation for excellence within the arts community.