Project Resume

 ---  June 1994 Grand Ole Opry Box Office

---2002 Reopened Lee Greenwood Theatre
​              Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

--- 2014      Started Consulting for Grants & Project Management


                                                                     Recent grants written and/or managed include...

Served as Dir. of Performing Arts    

Tennessee Arts Commission    
2003 ---

      Read the story behind this photo here     

207 North Garnett Street
​      Henderson, NC 27536

---2009 Grants Director
     Beverly Hills Performing Arts Center
     Saban Theatre Capital Campaign


$3.2M Department of Education - Office of Migrant Education
Ten College Consortium Project  "Tobacco Road Scholars"

National Science Foundation
$1.8M Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

October 2010 ---
Owner, Nashville Dinner Theatre     

Discovered a closed, run-down speakeasy on
Printer's Alley, struck a deal with the landlord, renovated and opened for business six weeks later. 

---2012 Theatre Manager - Royal Palace Theatre
    City-owned venue strapped with heavy debt -

    worked for Arkansas-based CPA partnership

    who ran it as an internet sweepstakes venue    (casino). Great study in rural marketing and        presenting.

Started Celebrity Limousines      
​June 1996 --- 

$2.8M Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training

$3M America's Promise - Rural Talent Investments

---2003 to 2008 Founding Director
    Senior Center for the Arts
    Nashville, Tennessee

Development Consultant

Call Kaine Riggan at (252) 820-9785 to discuss your project.

    (252) 820-9785

E-mail: KaineRiggan@yahoo.com