Administration & Board


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Alan D. Valentine, President and CEO
Jonathan Marx, COO
Heather Romero, Executive Assistant

Artistic Administration

Jessica Slais, Vice President of Artistic Administration
Evann Brantley, Manager of Artistic Administration
Paul Gunther, Acting Principal Librarian
Kelsey Lamb, Acting Librarian
Andrew Risinger, Organ Curator
Kelly deHaven, Library Assistant


Jonathan Norris, Vice President of Development
Maribeth Stahl, Senior Director of Development
Deron Johnson, Manager of Development Operations
Jesse Strauss, Grants Manager
Judith Wall, Patron Engagement Officer
Katie Curry, Director of Events and Stewardship
Tara Shirer, Director of Data Services
Sarah Tomkinson, Manager of Volunteer Services
Mary Catherine Mousourakis, Patron Engagement & Governing Members Manager
Jacob Tudor, Patron Engagement & Crescendo Club Manager
Brianna Owens, Events and Stewardship Coordinator
Sheila Wilson, Senior Database Associate

Education & Community Engagement

Kimberly Kraft McLemore, Vice President of Education & Community Engagement
Kelley Bell, Education & Community Engagement Program Manager
José Muñiz, Education & Community Engagement Program Coordinator
Angela Pinnock, Education & Community Engagement Assistant


Karen Warren, Controller
Sheri Switzer, Senior Accountant

Food, Beverage, and Events

Johnathon McGee, Senior Event Sales Manager
Charlie Bice, Lead Houseman


Human Resources

Sonia Mussaw, Director of Human Resources & Inclusion


Trenton Leach, Director of IT

Marketing & Communications

Lindsay Bergstrom, Director of Ticketing & Customer Systems
Gena Staib, Ticketing & Customer Team Manager
Nathan Stone, Ticketing & Customer Team Manager
Erin Caby, Ticketing & Customer Team Specialist
Kimberly DePue, Ticketing & Customer Team Specialist
Toni Herr, Ticketing & Customer Team Specialist
Elizabeth Singer, Ticketing & Customer Team Specialist
Veronica Ulatowski, Ticketing & Customer Team Specialist

Rebecca Bauer, Director of Marketing
Sonua Bohannon, Director of Communications
Sean Shields, Art Director
Nicole Leonard, Digital Media Manager
Steven Gadzinski, Marketing Specialist
Alina VanOostrom, Communications Specialist

Production & Orchestra Operations

Sonja Thoms, Vice President of Operations
John Wesolowski, Orchestra Personnel Manager
Joey Demko, Assistant Personnel Manager
Trey Franklin, Senior Lighting Director
Josh Walliser, Director of Productions
Sean Goldman, Orchestra Production Manager
Trevor Wilkinson, Recording Engineer & Assistant Production Manager
Larry Bryan, Assistant Production Manager & Audio Engineer
Cameron Lambert, Audio Engineer
Katy Odenbaugh, Operations Assistant 

Venue Management

Eric Swartz, Vice President of Venue Management
John Sanders, Chief Technical Engineer
Kenneth Dillehay, Chief Engineer
Gregory Weiss, Facility Maintenance Technician
Tony Meyers, Director of Security & Front of House
Wade Johnson, Housekeeping Manager
Rebecca Lear, Stage Door Receptionist

Board of Directors


Pamela Carter, Board Chair
Mary Cavarra, Board Chair-Elect

Rev. Dexter Sutton Brewer, Vice Chair
Bob Olsen, Treasurer
Hank Ingram, Secretary
Alan D. Valentine, President & CEO


Melinda Balser
Steven Brown
Dr. Lorenzo F. Candelaria
Michelle Collins
Carol Daniels
Keith Davis
Manuel Delgado
Travis Dunn
Natalie Edwards +
Rodney Essig
Christopher Farrell
Andrew Giacobone
Anthony Giarratana
Edward A. Goodrich
Brenda Griffin
Michael W. Hayes
Vicki Horne
Emily Humphreys
Martha R. Ingram
Dr. Edmund Jackson
William Jay Jones
Winston Justice

Laura Kimbrell
George R. Lee, III
Sandra Lipman
Cynthia Matthews 

Victoria McCluggage
Andy Miller
Richard L. Miller
Patrick Murphy
Phylanice Nashe
Anne Neff
Victoria Pao
Jeremie Papin
Mark Peacock
Brantley Phillips, Jr. 
Joel Reist
Dr. Janice Riley-Burt
Jeanie Rittenberry
Laura Ross
Dr. E. Kelly Sanford
Antoine Savage
Carolyn S. Wenzel
Teresa Sebastian
Michael Sposato
Karl Sprules
Jacqueline Thomas
Mark Tillinger
James Todd
Peri Widener
Gail Williams
Betsy Wills
Shirley Zeitlin

+ Indicates Young Leaders Intern

Associate Board of Directors


Samantha Breske, Chair
Amanda Kane, Past Chair
Hank Ingram, Chair Emeritus
Andrew Hard, Secretary/Chair-Elect
Andrew Martin, Treasurer
Amanda Kane, Communications Chair
Victor Evans, Membership Chair
Kayla Counts, Events Chair
Catherine Grace, Spirits of Summer Chair


Amos Glass
Cassandra Petty
Everly Suhayda
Gage Baxter
James Richfield
Jason Palmer
Jonathan McNabb
Lenai Augustine
Liz Hogan
Megan Koch
Nicholas Deidiker
Ryan Lipscomb
Samantha Breske
Sarah Kendrick