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 |

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

Elaine Curvin
Executive Assistant to the Vice President and CRO

Anne Parsons
President Emeritus

Artistic Operations

Artistic Planning

Jessica Ruiz
Senior Director of Artistic Planning

Claudia Scalzetti
Artistic Coordinator

Goode Wyche
Manager of Jazz and @The Max

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

Dennis Rottell
Stage Manager

Ezra Gans
Artistic Operations Assistant

Bronwyn Hagerty
Orchestra and Training Programs Librarian

Benjamin Tisherman
Manager of Orchestra Personnel


Alex Kapordelis
Senior Director, Campaign

Jill Rafferty
Senior Director of Advancement

Holly Gorecki
Director of Advancement Operations

Beth Carlson
Stewardship Coordinator

Damaris Doss
Major Gift Officer

Leslie Groves
Major Gift Officer

Ali Huber
Signature Events Manager

Jane Koelsch
Fulfillment Coordinator

Amanda Lindstrom
Events Coordinator

Colleen McLellan
Institutional Gift Officer

Juanda Pack
Advancement Benefits Concierge

Susan Queen
Gift Officer, Corporate Giving

Cassidy Schmid
Manager, Campaign Operations

Amanda Tew
Data and Research Manager

Building Operations

Events and Rentals

Presley Feezell
Manager of Events and Rentals

Facility Operations

Ken Waddington
Senior Director of Facilities and Engineering

Demetris Fisher
Lead Environmental Services

William Guilbault
EVS Technician

Robert Hobson
Chief Maintenance Technician

Keith Kennedy
Chief Engineer

Information Technology

William Shell
Director of Information Technology

Michelle Koning
Web Manager

Len Messing
Systems Administrator

Aaron Tockstein
Database Administrator


Matthew Carlson
Senior Director, Communications & Media Relations

Sarah Smarch 
Director of Content and Storytelling

Natalie Berger
Video Content Specialist

LaToya Cross
Communications and Advancement Content Specialist

Hannah Engwall
Public Relations Manager

Francesca Leo
Public Relations Coordinator

Community and Learning

Karisa Antonio
Director of Social Innovation

Damien Crutcher
Managing Director of Detroit Harmony

Debora Kang
Director of Education

Clare Valenti
Director of Community Engagement

Kiersten Alcorn
Manager of Community Engagement

Connor Bulka
Training Ensembles Recruitment & Communications Coordinator

Joanna Goldstein
Training Ensembles Student Development Coordinator

Anne Leech
Detroit Strategist Specialist

Catherine Moore
Detroit Harmony Operations Coordinator


Adela Löw
Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting

Erik Anundson
Accounts Payable Coordinator

Sandra Mazza
Senior Accountant, Business Operations

Ashley Simon
Gift Processing Coordinator

Michelle Wisler
Payroll and Benefits Accountant

Human Resources

Hannah Lozon
Senior Director of Talent & Culture

Mary Lambert
Human Resources Generalist

Shuntia Perry
Human Resources Coordinator

Marketing & Audience Development

Charles Buchanan
Senior Director of Marketing & Audience Development

Teresa Alden
Director of Growth and Acquisition

Rebecca Villarreal
Director of Subscriptions & Loyalty

Jay Holladay
Brand Graphic Designer

LaHeidra Marshall
Audience Development Specialist

Connor Mehren
Digital Marketing Strategist

Kristin Pagels
Content Marketing Strategist

Catering and Retail Services

Christina Williams
Director of Hospitality and Patron Experience

Alison Reed, CVA
Manager of Volunteer and Patron Experience

Nate Richter
Bar Manager

Patron Sales and Service

Sharon Gardner Carr
Assistant Manager of Tessitura and Ticketing Operations

Rollie Edwards
Lead Patron Services Representative

Michelle Marshall
Manager of Patron Sales & Service

James Sabatella
Group and Patron Services Specialist

Tommy Tatti
Manager of Box Office Operations

Safety & Security

George Krappmann
Director of Safety and Security

Willie Coleman
Security Officer

Norris Jackson
Security Officer

Lawrence Johnson
Security Officer

Tony Morris
Security Officer

Johnnie Scott
Safety & Security Manager

Antonio Thomas
Security Officer