<December 2018>


For assistance in the following areas, please call: 

Ticketing and customer service  |  313.576.5111

Donations and contributions  |  313.576.5114

Event Rentals  |  313.576.5065

Main Switchboard  |  313.576.5100

Security or Lost & Found  |  313.576.5199

Gift Shop  |  313.576.4014


Executive Office

Anne Parsons, President and CEO
James B. and Ann V. Nicholson Chair

Jill Elder, Vice President and Chief Development Officer

Linda Lutz, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Erik Rönmark, Vice President and General Manager

Joy Crawford, Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

Elaine Curvin, Executive Assistant to the Vice President and CDO

Artistic Operations

Artistic Planning

Jessica Ruiz, Director of Artistic Planning

Christopher Harrington, Managing Director of Paradise Jazz Series / Managing Director & Curator of @ The Max 

Christina Biddle, Popular and Special Programs Coordinator

Catherine Miller, Artistic Coordinator

Live from Orchestra Hall

Marc Geelhoed, Director of Digital Initiatives

Orchestra Operations

Kathryn Ginsburg, Orchestra Manager

Heather Hart Rochon, Director of Orchestra Personnel

Dennis Rottell, Stage Manager

Patrick Peterson, Manager of Orchestra Personnel


Jill Rafferty, Senior Director of Advancement

Matthew Way, Advancement Relations and Strategic Initiatives Manager

Individual & Institutional Giving

Alex Kapordelis, Campaign Director

Chelsea Kotula, Advancement Officer

Leslie Groves, Major Gift Officer

Jenni Clark, Fundraising Events Specialist

Susan Queen, Corporate Giving Officer


Stephanie Glazier, Stewardship Coordinator

Juanda Pack, Advancement Benefits Concierge


Matthew Carlson, Director of Communications and Media Relations

Teresa Alden, Digital Communications Manager

Sarah Smarch, Communications Specialist

Ben Breuninger, Public Relations Coordinator

Emily Carter Sharpe, Communications Coordinator

Community and Learning

Caen Thomason-Redus, Senior Director of Community & Learning

Nelson Rodriguez Parada, General Manager of Training Ensembles

Clare Valenti, Manager of Community Engagement

Debora Kang, Manager of Education Programs

Kiersten Alcorn, Community Engagement Coordinator

Mickayla Chapman, Training Programs Development Coordinator

Garrett Lefkowitz, Training Programs Operations Coordinator

Facility Operations

Dan Saunders, Director of Facilities Management

Clarence Burnett, Maintenance Supervisor

Frederico Augustin, Facility Engineer

Martez Duncan, Maintenance Technician

William Guilbault, Maintenance Technician

Crystal King, Maintenance Technician

Daniel Speights, Maintenance Technician

Safety and Security

George Krappmann, Director of Safety and Security

Greg Schimizzi, Chief of Security

Edward John, Assistant Chief of Security

Norris Jackson, Security Officer

Ronald Martin, Security Officer

Johnnie Scott, Security Officer


Jeremiah Hess, Senior Director of Accounting & Finance

Sandra Mazza, Senior Accountant

Dawn Kronell, Senior Accountant

Michelle Wisler, Payroll and Benefits Accountant

Amanda Lindstrom, Gift Processing Coordinator

Human Resources

Denise Ousley, Human Resources Director

Shuntia Perry, Human Resources Coordinator

Patron Development & Engagement

Nicki Inman, Senior Director of Patron Development and Engagement

Audience Development

Michael Frisco, Director of Audience Development

James Sabatella, Group Sales Manager

Sharon Gardner Carr, Assistant Manager of Tessitura and Ticketing Operations

Lori Cairo, Front of House Manager

Annick Busch, Patron Loyalty Coordinator

LaHeidra Marshall, Audience Development Coordinator

Rebecca Godwin, Marketing Coordinator

Catering and Retail Services

Christina Williams, Director of Catering and Retail Services

Chris Skillingstad, Executive Chef

Nate Richter, Bar Manager

Events and Rentals

Catherine Deep, Manager of Events and Rentals

Ashley Powers, Event Sales Representative

Stephanie McClung, Coordinator of Event Sales & Administration

Patron Sales and Service

Michelle Marshall, Manager, Patron Sales & Service

Tommy Tatti, Assistant Manager of Patron Sales and Service

Sara Wabrowetz, Lead Ticketing Specialist