Staff & Board


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Isaac Thompson

President and CEO
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Hilary Blakemore, Vice President for Development
Siri Grubb, Executive Assistant and Board Liaison
Patricia Shelton, Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration
Clement So, Vice President for Artistic Planning
Steve Wenig, Vice President and General Manager


Business Operations

Launa Bodde, Director of Data and Analysis
Christine Hays, Director of Human Resources
Marco Solis Sanchez, Controller
Glova Viers, People and Admin Analyst



Meagan Bataran, Director of Development
Alex Habecker, Development Associate
Stephanie Noble, Development Associate for Annual Giving
Kim Ositis, Assistant Director of Development
Will Preston, Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations
Leslie Simmons, Director of Stewardship & Events
Caroline Surrett, Events Associate

For general development inquiries, please email us at


Marketing, Communications & Sales

Blake Argotsinger, Director of Marketing
Claire Buchanan
, Marketing Manager
Beth Crichton, Creative Director
Daniel Dy-Liacco, Website and Digital Content Manager
Mikal George, Social Media Manager
Randy Maurer, Creative Services and Publications Manager
Emily McIntosh, Marketing Operations Coordinator
Peter Rockwell, Graphic Designer



Annissa Bolder, Hank Swigert Director of Education and Community Engagement
Alex Border
, Stage Manager
Leah Ilem, Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager
Chris Gray, Assistant Stage Manager
Harrison Mullins, Director of Operations and Production
Noah Rigby, Education and Community Engagement Coordinator
Hannah Tate, Director of Orchestra Personnel
Chris Whittemore, Assistant Director of Operations and Production



Darcie Kozlowski, Director of Popular Programming
Willow Larson, Manager of Artistic Administration 


Oregon Symphony in Salem

Hilary Blakemore, Vice President for Development

For Oregon Symphony in Salem ticketing inquiries, please call the Ticket Office at 503-228-1353 or email


Ticket Office

Taylor Bearden, Patron Services Representative
Josh Byers, Ticket Office Manager
Adam Cifarelli
, Teleservices Manager
Ped Dominguez, Patron Services Representative
Carol Minchin, Patron Services Representative
Tony Ornelis, Patron Services Representative
Dante Peña, Patron Services Representative
Orlando Reyes Cabrera, Patron Service Representative
Johanna Ruefli, Front of House Manager
Tyler Trepanier, Patron Services Representative
Robert Trujillo, Patron Services Representative
Rebecca Van Halder, Patron Services Representative