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Chad Smith Chief Executive Officer, David C. Bohnett Chief Executive Officer Chair
Paula Michea Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer


EXECUTIVE TEAM


  • Margie Kim Chief Philanthropy Officer

  • Karen Sturges Chief Financial Officer

 
SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM


  • Nora Brady Vice President, Marketing and Communications

  • Laura Connelly Vice President; General Manager, Hollywood Bowl

  • Elsje Kibler-Vermaas Vice President, Learning

  • Meghan Martineau Vice President, Artistic Planning

  • Mona Patel Vice President, Human Resources and General Counsel

  • Daniel Song Vice President, Philharmonic and Production

  • Leni Isaacs Boorstin Advisor, Civic Engagement

  • Summer Bjork Director, Strategy and Special Projects

  • Cynthia Fuentes Director, The Ford

  • Julia Ward Director, Humanities

 
ADMINISTRATION


  • Michael Chang Database Administrator

  • Rose Doylemason COVID Monitor

  • Lauren Dygert HR Manager

  • Samantha Ganeku HR Manager

  • Alex Hernandez Mail Room Assistant

  • Kevin Higa Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

  • Dean Hughes System Support III

  • Charles Koo Infrastructure Manager

  • Jeff Matchan Director, Information Technology

  • Sergio Menendez System Support I

  • Thelma Meza Human Resources Coordinator

  • Angela Morrell Tessitura Support

  • Frank Park Infrastructure Engineer

  • Sean Pinto Database Applications Manager

  • Miguel Ponce System Support I

  • Chris Prince Tessitura Support

  • Aly Zacharias Staff Attorney

 
ARTISTIC PLANNING


  • Kristen Flock-Ritchie Assistant Manager, Artistic Planning and Humanities 

  • Ljiljana Grubisic Archives and Museum Director

  • Christine Lim Artistic Administrator

  • Daniel Mallampalli Coordinator, Artistic and Humanities

  • Meredith Reese Digital Asset Manager

  • Ebner Sobalvarro Assistant to the Music and Artistic Director 

 
FINANCE


  • Jyoti Aaron Controller

  • Adriana Aguilar Payroll Administrator

  • Xyra Aranda Senior Accountant

  • Steven Cao Accounting Manager

  • Jonathan Clemente Staff Accountant 

  • Katherine Franklin Staff Accountant

  • Lisa Hernandez Artist Payment Specialist

  • Dustin Hsu Assistant Controller

  • LaTonya Lindsey Accounts Payable Coordinator

  • Debbie Marcelo Financial Planning Manager

  • Wade Mueller Payroll Manager

  • Nina Phay Payroll Administrator

  • Elizabeth Rojo Accounts Payable Manager

 
THE FORD


  • Rafael Marino Concert Manager, The Ford

 
HOLLYWOOD BOWL


  • Mark Ladd Associate Director, Operations

  • Gina Leoni Operations Coordinator

  • Edgar Tom Director, Hollywood Bowl Operations

  • Tom Waldron House Manager
     

    LEARNING


    • Emily Bourne Manager, Learning

    • Phil Bravo Associate Director, Social Innovation

    • Fabian Fuertes Manager, YOLA

    • Gaudy Sanchez YOLA Artistic Administrator

    • Stephen Smith Manager, YOLA

     
    MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS


    • Mary Allen Social Media Manager

    • Lushia Anson Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    • Scott Arenstein Director, Digital

    • Janice Bartczak Director, Retail Services

    • Lisa Burlingham Director, Marketing

    • Joe Carter Director, Sales and Customer Experience

    • Toi Duckworth Digital Operations Manager

    • Justin Foo Assistant Director, Sales and Customer Engagement

    • Tara Gardner Manager, Digital Marketing

    • Paul Gibson Creative Copywriter

    • Jennifer Hoffner Senior Advertising Manager

    • Linda Holloway Patron Services Manager

    • Sophie Jefferies Director, Public Relations

    • Alexis Kaneshiro Graphic Designer

    • Amanda Lester Assistant Manager, Audience Development and Insights

    • Brant Markley Manager, Revenue Strategies and Analytics

    • Ricky O'Bannon Director, Content

    • Erin Puckett Marketing Coordinator, Promotion and Partnerships

    • Tristan Rodman Digital Producer

    • Richard Rubio Audience Services Manager

    • Martin Sartini Garner Creative Copywriter

    • Mary Smudde Art Director

    • Natalie Suarez Creative Director

    • Kahler Suzuki Video Producer

    • Jonathan Thomas Marketing Database Specialist

    • Lisa White Publicist

    • Lauren Winn Senior Project Manager, Creative Services

     
    ORCHESTRA MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCTION


    • Shana Bey Associate Orchestra Personnel Manager

    • Jessica Farber Associate Director, Media Initiatives

    • Raymond Horwitz Project Manager, Media Initiatives

    • Rita Santos Scheduling Manager and Production Associate

    • Christopher Slaughter Production Manager

    • Michael Vitale Director, Production

    • Bill Williams Production Administrator and Associate

     
    PHILANTHROPY


    • Robert Albini Interim Director, Major Gifts

    • Joshua Alvarenga Senior Major Gifts Officer

    • Malorie Barbee Associate Director, Annual Fund/Membership

    • Julia Cole Director, Institutional Giving and Stewardship

    • Victoria Dinu Major Gifts Officer

    • Chelsea Downes Annual Fund Officer

    • Valeri Estrada Philanthropy Operations Specialist

    • Joseph Feneck Senior Manager, Affiliates

    • Genevieve Goetz Manager, Gift Planning

    • Gerry Heise Senior Major Gifts Officer

    • Jen Kehs Manager, Institutional Giving

    • Sara Kim Director, Individual Giving

    • Anita Lawson Director, Philanthropy Operations

    • Christina Magaña Donor Relations Associate

    • Melissa Meyers Assistant Manager, Special Events

    • Allison Mitchell Board Liaison/Sr Gift Officer

    • Katherine Nicolai Manager, Major Gifts

    • Susan Erburu Reardon Director, Gift Planning

    • Carina Sanchez Research Analyst

    • Kristina Schaaf Manager, Corporate Partnerships

    • Erica Sitko Associate Director, Strategic Advancement

    • Stefanie Sprester Director, Corporate Partnerships

    • Peter Szumlas Senior Manager, Philanthropy Operations and Analytics

    • Tyler Teich Philanthropy Operations, Gift and Data Specialist

    • Derek Traub Manager, Philanthropy Communications

    • Morgan Walton Manager, Special Events

    • Richard T. Watkins Associate Director, Philanthropy

    • Natalie White Senior Research and Prospect Manager

     
    PRESENTATIONS


    • Brian Grohl Program Manager, Pops / Manager, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

    • Joie Marites Lopez Event Manager

    • Johanna Rees Senior Director, Presentations

    • Ayrten Rodriguez Concert Manager, Presentations and Hollywood Bowl Orchestra