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

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.
Program Manager, Jazz and @ The Max

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

Nolan Cardenas
Audition & Operations Coordinator

William Dailing
Stage Manager

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


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

Bryana Hall
Data & Research Specialist

Jane Koelsch
Major Gift Officer

Francesca Leo
Manager of Governance & Donor Engagement

Elizabeth McConnell
Specialist, Donor Communications

Juanda Pack
Advancement Benefits Concierge

Susan Queen
Gift Officer, Corporate Giving

Bethany Simmerlein
Grant Writer

Amanda Tew
Major Gift Officer

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


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

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
Manager of Learning, Student & Program Development

Erin Dowler
Detroit Strategy Specialist

Crystal Gause
Coordinator of Engagement Operations

Erin Faryniarz
Detroit Harmony Partnership & Services Coordinator

Audra Kubat
Early Childhood Specialist

Kendra Sachs
Training Ensembles Recruitment & Communications Coordinator


Agnes Postma
Senior Director of Accounting & Finance

Adela Löw
Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting

Tanisha Hester
Staff Accountant

Sandra Mazza
Senior Accountant of Business Operations

Claudia Scalzetti
Staff 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

Connor Mehren
Director of Growth Marketing

Sharon Gardner Carr
Tessitura Event Operations Manager

Jay Holladay
Brand Graphic Designer

LaHeidra Marshall
Direct Marketing Manager

Thomas Monks
Loyalty 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

Tony Morris
Security Officer

Johnnie Scott
Safety & Security Manager

Eric Thomas
Security Officer & Maintenance Technician


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