Staff & Board


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Scott Showalter

president and CEO

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Diane M. Bush, executive assistant
Susan Franklin, assistant to the music director

Ellen Bussing, vice president for development
Charles Calmer, vice president for artistic planning
Natasha Kautsky, vice president for marketing and strategic engagement
Janet Plummer, chief financial and operations officer
Steve Wenig, vice president and general manager 


Business Operations

David Fuller, tessitura applications administrator
Tom Fuller, database administrator
Julie Haberman, finance and administration associate
Randy Maurer, production manager
Peter Rockwell, graphic designer
Lynette Soares, finance and administration assistant



Hillary Blakemore, senior director of development
Rene Contakos
, gift officer
Ella Rathman, development associate
Leslie Simmons, events coordinator
Courtney Trezise, foundation and corporate giving officer
Nik Walton, membership manager


Marketing, Communications & Sales

Ethan Allred, marketing and web content manager
Rachel Allred, patron services representative
Liz Brown, partnership marketing and group sales manager
Adam Cifarelli, teleservices manager
Karin Cravotta, patron services representative
Katherine Eulensen, audience development manager
Johnah Garcia, patron services representative
Rebecca Van Halder, patron services representative
Chloë Hennessy, patron services representative
Emily Johnstone, patron services representative
Cleo Knickerbocker, patron services representative
Nils Knudsen, assistant ticket office manager
John Kroninger, front of house manager
Lisa McGowen, patron communications manager
Christy McGrew, ticket office manager
Carol Minchin, patron services representative
Rebekah Phillips, director of marketing, communications, and sales
Amanda Preston, patron services representative
Frances Yu, lead patron services representative



Jacob Blaser, director of operations
Joy Fabos
, principal librarian
Monica Hayes, education and community programs director
Leah Ilem, orchestra personnel manager
Susan Nielsen, director of popular programming and presentations
Sara Pyne, assistant librarian
Steve Stratman, orchestra manager
Kathryn Thompson, associate librarian
Lori Trephibio, stage manager
Jacob Wade, manager, operations and artistic administration