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Station North Arts & Entertainment District names new executive director

Station North Arts & Entertainment District names new executive director

Elissa Blount Moorhead has been named executive director and chief creative officer of the Station North Arts & Entertainment District.

Blount Moorhead starts on the job Oct. 25. She succeeds Ben Stone, who resigned last spring to take a job in Washington after five years running the nonprofit promotional group for Station North, the state's first designated arts-and-entertainment district.

"I am beyond excited to be a part of an intentional creative district and to work in a city that holds physical and creative space for so many amazing artists in virtually every discipline," Blount Moorhead said in a statement posted on Station North's

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