Administration & Board

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Staff members listed below with an asterisk (*) are currently furloughed.

Executive

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

Artistic Administration

Jessica Slais, Vice President of Artistic Administration
Luke Bryson, Librarian
Kelsey Lamb, Acting Librarian
Andrew Risinger, Organ Curator

Development

Jonathan Norris, Vice President of Development
Maribeth Stahl, Senior Director of Development
Celine Thackston, Grants Manager
Jesse Strauss, Grants Assistant
Judith Wall, Patron Engagement Officer
Katie Curry, Development Events Manager
Tara Shirer, Manager of Data Services
Sheila Wilson, Senior Database Associate

Education

Kimberly Kraft McLemore, Vice President of Education and Community Engagement
Kelley Bell, Education and Community Engagement Program Manager
Bryson Finney, Accelerando Coordinator

Finance

Karen Warren, Controller
Sheri Switzer, Senior Accountant

Food, Beverage, and Events

Johnathon McGee, Senior Event Sales Manager

Human Resources

Nakisha Hicks, Vice President of Human Resources and Inclusion

IT

Trenton Leach, Director of IT

Marketing & Communications

Daniel B. Grossman, Vice President of Marketing
Lindsay Bergstrom, Director of Ticket Services
Gena Staib, Ticketing & Customer Team Manager
Rachael Downs, Ticketing & Customer Team Manager
Erin Caby, Ticketing & Customer Team Specialist
Kimberly DePue, Ticketing & Customer Team Specialist
Sarah Rose Peacock, Ticketing & Customer Team Specialist
Elizabeth Singer, Ticketing & Customer Team Specialist
Nathan Stone, Ticketing & Customer Team Specialist
Justin Bradford, Director of Digital Media
Sean Shields, Art Director


Production & Orchestra Operations

Sonja Thoms, Vice President of Operations
John Wesolowski, Orchestra Personnel Manager
Emily Yeakle, Senior Lighting Director
Josh Walliser, Director of Productions
Trevor Wilkinson, Recording Engineer & Assistant Production Manager

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 and Front of House
Wade Johnson, Housekeeping Manager


Board of Directors

Officers

Pamela Carter, Board Chair
Dr. Mark Peacock, Immediate Past Chair
Rev. Dexter Sutton Brewer, Vice Chair
Bob Olsen, Treasurer
Hank Ingram, Secretary
Alan D. Valentine, President & CEO

Directors

Melinda Balser
Steven Brown
Mary Cavarra
Michelle Collins
Carol Daniels
Keith Davis
Travis Dunn
Rodney Essig
Christopher Farrell
Andrew Giacobone
Anthony Giarratana
Edward A. Goodrich
Brenda Griffin
Austin Hatley +
Derek Hawkes
Michael W. Hayes
Vicki Horne
Emily Humphreys
Martha R. Ingram
Dr. Edmund Jackson
William Jay Jones
Amanda Kane
Laura Kimbrell
George R. Lee, III
Sandra Lipman

Cynthia Matthews 
Victoria McCluggage
Andy Miller
Richard L. Miller
Patrick Murphy
Phylanice Nashe
Victoria Pao
Jeremie Papin
Brantley Phillips, Jr. 
Dr. Janice Riley-Burt
Dr. E. Kelly Sanford
Carolyn W. Schott
Teresa Sebastian
Michael Sposato
Karl Sprules
Mark Tillinger
James Todd
Peri Widener
Gail Williams
Betsy Wills
Clare Yang
Shirley Zeitlin

+ Indicates Young Leaders Intern


Associate Board of Directors

Officers

Amanda Kane, Chair
Allison Reed, Past Chair
Hank Ingram, Chair Emeritus
Andrew Hard, Secretary
Andrew Martin, Treasurer
Amanda Kane, Communications Chair
Victor Evans, Membership Chair
Kayla Counts, Events Chair
Catherine Grace, Spirits of Summer Chair

Directors

Amos Glass
Brian Cook
Cassandra Petty
Everly Sudayha
Ginny Stalker
James Richfield
Jason Palmer
Jonathan McNabb
Laura Kimbrell
Lenai Augustine
Liz Hogan
MaryAnne Vardaman
Megan Koch
Nicholas Deidiker
Ramon Ryan
Ryan Lipscomb
Samantha Breske
Sarah Kendrick
Taylor Vickery