About

Symphony Staff

Administrative Staff

Click on any of the names below to read a bio and contact the person.

Executive
Alan D. Valentine, President and CEO
Karen Fairbend, Executive Assistant to President and CEO
Katy Lyles, Executive Assistant to the COO
Jonathan Norris, V.P. of Development
Delaney Gray, Executive Assistant to the V.P. of Development
Daniel B. Grossman, V.P. of Marketing
Jonathan Marx, V.P. of Communications
Artistic Administration
Laurence Tucker, Director of Artistic Administration
Ellen Kasperek, Manager of Artistic Administration
Maiken Knudsen, Manager of Artistic Administration
D. Wilson Ochoa, Principal Librarian
Jared Rex, Librarian
Andrew Risinger, Organ Curator
Communications
Dave Felipe, Publicist
Britanie Knapp, Website and Social Media Community Manager
Jessi Menish, Graphic Designer
Sean Shields, Graphic Design Associate
Data Standards
Tony Exler, Director of Data Standards
Sheila Wilson, Sr. Database Associate
Development
Erin Wenzel CFRE, Sr. Director of Corporate Development
Maribeth Stahl, Sr. Director of Development
Jason Parker, Grants and Research Manager
Kathryn Wroth, Senior Patron Engagement Officer
Dennis Carter, Patron Engagement Officer
Gina Haining, Patron Engagement Officer
Judith Wall, Patron Engagement Officer
Mary Herron, Corporate Development Associate
Devan Pope, Stewardship Coordinator
Sarah Shearer, Development Events Assistant
Education
Blair Bodine, Director of Education and Community Engagement
Andy Campbell, Education and Community Engagement Program Manager
Kelley Bell, Education and Community Engagement Coordinator
Food, Beverage and Events
Hays McWhirter, Director of Events
Johnathon McGee, Food and Beverage Supervisor
Schuyler Thomas, Food and Beverage Supervisor
Anderson S. Barns, Beverage Manager
Finance
Karen Warren, Controller
Pamela Lindemann, Payroll and Accounts Payable Manager
Sheri Switzer, Senior Accountant
Human Resources
Ashley Skinner SPHR, Director of Human Resources
Kathleen McCracken, Volunteer Manager and League Liaison
I.T.
Trenton Leach, Software Applications Developer
Marketing
Misty Cochran, Director of Advertising and Promotions
Emily Shannon, Director of Ticket Services
Jeremy Painter, Box Office Manager
Caroline Scism, Ticket Services Specialist
Missy Hubner, Ticket Services Assistant
Sarah Rose Peacock, Group Sales Specialist
Part Time, Ticket Services Specialists
Paul Shearer, Manager of Marketing Associates
Full List, Marketing Associates
Production & Orchestra Operations
Tim Lynch, Sr. Director of Operations & Orchestra Manager
Carrie Marcantonio, Orchestra Personnel Manager
John Sanders, Chief Technical Engineer
Gary Call, Audio Engineer
Mark Dahlen, Audio Engineer
Mitch Hansen, Lighting Director
Michelle Griesmer, Assistant Lighting Director
W. Paul Holt, Stage Manager
Josh Walliser, Production Manager
Trevor Wilkinson, Assistant Production Manager
Symphony Store
Bailey Singletary, Retail Manager/Buyer
Venue Management
Eric Swartz, Associate V.P. of Venue Management
Danny Covington, Chief Engineer
Kenneth Dillehay, Facility Maintenance Technician
Wade Johnson, Housekeeping Manager
Brenita McGlory, Housekeeper
James Harvell, Housekeeper
Tony Meyers, Director of Security and Front of House
Alan Woodard, Security Guard

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One Symphony Place
Nashville, TN 37201-2031

Phone: 615.687.6500
Box Office: 615.687.6400

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