Staff Directory

Arlene Shuler President & CEO
James Farkas VP & CFO
Julie Mason Groob VP & COO
Stanford Makishi VP, Programming
Molly Meloy VP, Marketing & Communications
Robert Palm VP, Information Technology
Naomi Weinstock VP, Development
Kristan Bertschmann Executive Assistant to the President & CEO/Special Events Coordinator
 
PROGRAMMING
Lear deBessonet Artistic Director, Encores!
Rob Berman Music Director, Encores!
Clint Ramos Producing Creative Director, Encores!
Jenny Gersten Producer of Musical Theater
Josh Clayton Assistant Music Director, Encores!
Adrian Alea Creative Associate, Encores!
Anne Kauffman Artistic Director, Encores! Off-Center
Jeanine Tesori Creative Advisor, Encores! Off-Center
Chris Fenwick Music Director, Encores! Off-Center
Jack Viertel Consulting Producer for Musical Theater
Meg Brown Manager of Musical Theater Programs
Cathy Eilers Manager of Dance Programs
 
BUILDING MANAGEMENT
Jay Dority Director of Facilities and Capital Planning
Maria Cortez Operations Assistant
Jennifer Sanchez Facilities Assistant
 
DEVELOPMENT
Heather Gallagher Director of Institutional Giving
Karla Salguero Director of Individual Giving
Susan Strebel Director of Special Events & Development Operations
Donny Repsher Assistant Director of Individual Giving
Benji Railton-Ashe Major Gifts Officer
Kelly Knack Institutional Giving Manager
Nicole Zee Membership Manager
Leslie M. McKinley Database Coordinator
Elka Chowdhury Development Coordinator
Matt Sanger Research Assistant
Lauren Scott Institutional Giving Assistant
 
EDUCATION & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Laura Apruzzese Assistant Director of Education
Sarah Kutnowsky Education Manager, Teaching and Learning
Morganne Evans Education Associate
 
FINANCE
Alexander Frenkel Controller
Andrea Williams Payroll Administrator
Quin Bommer Finance Associate
 
HUMAN RESOURCES
Meghan McCourt Director of Human Resources
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Brett Biggs Director of Information Technology
Tommy Weeks Desktop Support/Network Administrator
 
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Joe Guttridge Director of Communications
Thomas Mygatt Director of Marketing
Dex Ostling Website Manager
Sara Robillard Digital Marketing Manager
Dorothy Trigg Marketing Manager
Jasmine Thorson Production Artist/Designer
Kevin Lauerman Marketing Assistant
Sara Garcia Publicity Assistant
 
PRODUCTION
Mark Mongold Director of Production
Julie Shelton-Grimshaw Production Manager
John Rodriguez Assistant Production Manager
Gerry Griffin Master Carpenter
Evan Vorono Master Electrician
Justin Malone Property Master
 
TICKETING
John Toguville Box Office Treasurer
Jon Ferreira Assistant Box Office Treasurer