For assistance in the following areas, please call: 

  • Ticketing and customer service  |  313.576.5111
  • Donations and contributions  |  313.576.5114
  • Event Rentals  |  313.576.5131
  • Main Switchboard  |  313.576.5100
  • Security or Lost & Found  |  313.576.5199
  • Gift Shop  |  313.576.4014
  • Human Resources | hr@dso.org

Executive Office

Erik Rönmark
President and CEO
James B. and Ann V. Nicholson Chair

Jill Elder
Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer

Linda Lutz
Vice President and Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Joy Crawford
Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

Serena Donadoni
Executive Assistant to the Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer

Anne Parsons^
President Emeritus

Artistic Operations

Artistic Planning

Jessica Ruiz
Senior Director of Artistic Planning

Jessica Slais
Creative Director of Popular & Special Programming

Stephen Grady Jr.
Manager of Jazz & @ the max

Claudia Scalzetti
Artistic Coordinator

Lindzy Volk
Artist Liaison

Live from Orchestra Hall

Marc Geelhoed
Executive Producer of Live from Orchestra Hall

Orchestra Operations

Kathryn Ginsburg
General Manager

Patrick Peterson
Director of Orchestra Personnel & Operations

Dennis Rottell
Stage Manager

Benjamin Brown
Production Manager

Nolan Cardenas
Audition & Operations Coordinator

William Dailing
Department Head

Zach Deater
Department Head

Isaac Eide
Department Head

Bronwyn Hagerty
Orchestra & Training Programs Librarian

Kurt Henry
Department Head

Matthew Pons
Department Head

Benjamin Tisherman
Manager of Orchestra Personnel

Jason Tschantre
Department Head

Advancement

Alex Kapordelis
Senior Director of Advancement

Ali Huber
Director of Donor Engagement

Colleen McLellan
Director of Institutional & Legislative Partnerships

Cassidy Schmid
Director of Individual Giving

Amanda Tew
Director of Advancement Operations

Leslie Groves
Major Gift Officer

Bryana Hall
Data and Research Specialist

Jane Koelsch
Major Gift Officer

Elizabeth McConnell
Stewardship Coordinator

Juanda Pack
Advancement Benefits Concierge

Susan Queen
Gift Officer, Corporate Giving

Joseph Sabatella
Fulfillment Coordinator

Alice Sheppard
Event Coordinator

Bethany Simmerlein
Grant Writer

Shay Vaughn
Major Gift Officer

Building Operations

Ken Waddington
Senior Director of Facilities & Engineering

Cedric Allen
EVS Technician

Teresa Beachem
Chief Engineer

Demetris Fisher
Environmental Services (EVS) Manager

William Guilbault
EVS Technician

Robert Hobson
Chief Maintenance Technician

Daniel Speights
EVS Technician

Event and Patron Experience

Christina Williams
Director of Event & Patron Experience

Neva Kirksey
Manager of Events & Rentals

Alison Reed, CVA
Manager of Volunteer & Patron Experience

Andre Williams
Beverage Program Manager
 

Communications

Matthew Carlson
Senior Director of Communications & Media Relations

Sarah Smarch 
Director of Content & Storytelling

Natalie Berger
Video Content Specialist

LaToya Cross
Communications & Advancement Content Specialist

Hannah Engwall
Public Relations Manager

Francesca Leo
Public Relations Coordinator

Community and Learning

Karisa Antonio
Senior Director of Social Innovation & Learning

Damien Crutcher
Managing Director of Detroit Harmony

Debora Kang
Director of Education

Clare Valenti
Director of Community Engagement

Kiersten Alcorn
Manager of Community Engagement

Molly Cryderman-Weber
Education Assistant

Chris DeLouis
Training Ensembles Operations Coordinator

Erin Dowler
Detroit Strategy Specialist

Crystal Gause
Coordinator of Engagement Operations

Joanna Goldstein
Manager of Programs & Student Development

Erin Faryniarz
Detroit Harmony Partnership & Services Coordinator

Audra Kubat
Early Childhood Specialist

Kendra Sachs
Training Ensembles Recruitment & Communications Coordinator

Finance

Agnes Postma
Senior Director of Accounting & Finance

Adela Löw
Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting

Hoang Duong
Staff Accountant

Nick Mangrum
Accounting Clerk Assistant

Sandra Mazza
Senior Accountant of Business Operations

Julia Strickland
Payroll & Benefits Accountant

Human Resources

Hannah Lozon
Senior Director of Talent & Culture

Jacquez Gray
Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Angela Stough
Director of Human Resources

Shuntia Perry
Recruitment & Employee Experience Specialist

Information Technology

William Shell
Director of Information Technology

Patrick Harris
Systems Administrator

Michelle Koning
Web Manager

Aaron Tockstein
Database Administrator

Marketing & Audience Development

Charles Buchanan
Senior Director of Marketing & Audience Development

Teresa Alden
Director of Growth Marketing

Rebecca Villarreal
Director of Loyalty Marketing

Sharon Gardner Carr
Tessitura Event Operations Manager

Jay Holladay
Brand Graphic Designer

LaHeidra Marshall
Direct Marketing Manager

Connor Mehren
Growth Marketing Manager

Declan O'Neal
Marketing & Promotions Coordinator

Kristin Pagels
Digital Advertising Manager

Patron Sales and Service

Michelle Marshall
Director of Patron Sales & Service

Rollie Edwards
Patron Sales & Service Manager

James Sabatella
Group & Tourism Sales Manager

Valerie Jackson
Group Sales Representative

Safety & Security

George Krappmann
Director of Safety & Security

Willie Coleman
Security Officer

Joyce Dorsey
Security Officer

Sarah McClure
Security Officer

Tony Morris
Security Officer

Johnnie Scott
Safety & Security Manager

 

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