Administration & staff

Anthony Freud, OBE
General Director, President & CEO
The Women's Board Endowed Chair

Enrique Mazzola
Music Director
John D. and Alexandra C. Nichols Endowed Chair

Renée Fleming
Special Projects Advisor

Drew Landmesser
Deputy General Director and Chief Operating Officer

Elizabeth Hurley
Chief Advancement Officer

Roberta Lane
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Matthew Ozawa
Chief Artistic Administration Officer

Paul Gunning
Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Robert Goodwin
Vice President, Lyric Unlimited - Learning & Creative Engagement

Anna Mattson
Vice President, Development

Andreas Melinat
Vice President, Artistic Planning

Vincente F. Milianti
Vice President, Finance

Dan Novak
Vice President and Director, Ryan Opera Center
The Ryan Opera Center Board Endowed Chair

Will Raj
Vice President, Information Technology

Kate Sheehan
Vice President for Principal Gifts

Michael Smallwood
Vice President and Technical Director
Allan and Elaine Muchin Endowed Chair

Office of the General Director

Office of the Deputy General Director

Artistic

Company Management

Development

Facilities

Finance

Information Technology

Lyric Unlimited

Marketing and Communications

Ticket Department/Audience Services

Music Administration

People & Culture

Production

Ryan Opera Center

Technical

 


 

Office of the General Director

Anthony Freud
General Director, President & CEO
The Women’s Board Endowed Chair

Linda Nguyen
Manager, Office of the General Director

Gregg Valentine
Executive Assistant, Officer of the General Director

 

Office of the Deputy General Director

Drew Landmesser
Deputy General Director and Chief Operating Officer 

Joshua Carroll
Director of Environmental Health and Safety

Michael Schoenig
Operations Finance Director

 

Artistic

Matthew Ozawa
Chief Artistic Administration Officer

Andreas Melinat
Vice President, Artistic Planning

Cory Lippiello
Director of Artistic Programs

Tabitha Boorsma
Operations Associate

Evamaria Wieser
Casting Consultant

 

Company Management

 

Ben Bell Bern
Director of Company Management

Kevin Krasinski
Associate Director of Company Management

Jeffrey Jauch
Company Management Associate

Faith Hart
Jordan Thomas
Company Management Assistants

 

Development

Elizabeth Hurley
Chief Advancement Officer

Leigh Folta
Manager, Board of Directors

Felecia Coleman
Executive Assistant to the Chief Advancement Officer

 

Anna Mattson
Vice President, Development

Mike Biver
Senior Director of Gift Planning

Scott Podraza
Senior Director, Fund for Lyric and Development Operations 

Angela DeStefano
Senior Philanthropy Officer

Claire Ryan, CFRE
Director, Development Operations

Jonathan P. Siner
Senior Director of Gift Planning

Nate Groonwald
Philanthropy Officer

Lauren Harrison
Philanthropy Officer

Chelsea Lauing
Philanthropy Officer, Institutional Partnerships

Tara Lenardi
Grants Manager

Jennifer Mindrum
Associate Director, Gift Planning

Meghan Pioli
Associate Director of the Fund for Lyric

Aaron Sorensen
Development Operations Manager

Paul D. Sprecher
Philanthropy Officer

Alec Perlow
Development Associate

Kassandra Hernandez
Development Services Coordinator

Kitty Schwartz
Fund for Lyric Coordinator

Mason Stahl
Development Services Coordinator

 

Kate Sheehan
Vice President for Principal Gifts

Lawrence DelPilar
Senior Director of Development, Principal Gifts

Kendria Perry-Madden
Senior Director of Development, Principal Gifts

Linda Macias
Associate Director, Principal Gifts

 

Deborah Hare
Senior Director of the Boards and Special Events

Marisa Lerman
Fundraising Events Manager

Nick Roman
Manager, Boards 

Allison VerSteegh
Special Events Associate

Jonah Levi-Paesky
Coordinator, Boards (Guild Board, Chapters, and Lyric Young Professionals)

Lydia Spettel
Coordinator, Boards (Women’s Board and Ryan Opera Center Board)

  

Facilities

John Yelen
Senior Director of Facilities

Megan St. John
Director of Facility Operations

David Jaworski
Ramon Alex Perez
Porters

Geri LaGiglio
Director of Front of House Operations

Sheila Matthews
Lena Sneed
House Managers

Adam Bumber
House Supervisor

Jason Thomas
Head Bartender

Alyssa Bisanz
Daniel Chavez
Jose Garcia Cisneros
Monica Govea
David Jaworski
Anthony Lacy
Rachel Martinez
Ramon Alex Perez
Jesus Rios
Felipe Valadez
Lindsey Wolfed
Peter Wood
Bartenders/Barbacks and Baristas

Clara Blakemore
Nina Charlotten
Judith Parker
Boris Powell
Coat Check Attendants

Stefan Peters
Maître d’

Patrick Dowling
Patron Services Manager

Linda Cuellar
Elbert Simon
Doorpersons

Linda Cuellar
Tim Dodd
David Jaworski
Ramon Alex Perez
Ellen Pomes
Kevin Topp
Stage Door Staff

Paulette Alonzi
Nathan Ankrom
David Barcena
Patricia Bell
Dominic Bialecki
Chenise Brown
Summer Burk
Nadine Burruss
Nila Cabrejos Lau
Daro Cook
Carl Corry
Sage Czerwinski
Chaurita Davis
Marlene Delemore
Griselda Garcia
Sharon Gaston
Samuel Hall
Ramona Hawkins
Gina Jacobs
Kirsten Jamerson
Marlyn Love
Anna Margevich
Keisha Matthews
Vanessa Maxewell
Thomas Miller
Talia Neidorf
Steven Pace
Eduard Pulst
Francis Reckitt
John Rosenthal
Leslie Rowan
Edwina Schorn
Ursula Sturgeon
Mary Thomas
Gina Tovar
Adam Wang
Katwanya West
Calvin Willis
Ushers

Gregg Brody
Box Office Manager

 

Kevin Belsey
Richard Driver
Joseph Dunn
David Fitzgerald
Destiny Mack
Jessica Reinhart
Allan Waite
Laura Waters
Box Office Treasurers

Joe Minogue
Chief Engineer

Michael LaPorte
Lead Engineer

Phillip Casica
Anthony Fasano
Brian Laurence McMahon
Bernard McNeela
Kevin O'Keefe
Thomas Setina
Engineers

 

Finance

Roberta Lane
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer 

Vincente F. Milianti
Vice President, Finance

Whitney Bercek
Controller

Nancy Ko
Accounting Manager

Jesus Castro
Accounts Payable Lead

Faye Eisenberg
Staff Accountant

Erin Johnson
Advancement Budget Analyst

Idalia Andrade
Accounts Payable Associate

Angela Coleman
Accounts Payable Associate

Zachary Kurzenberger
Financial Analyst

 

Information Technology

Will Raj
Vice President, Information Technology

Eric Hayes
Director of IT Operations

Rita Parida
Director of Data Services 

Bill Anderson
Senior Systems Administrator

Bob Helmuth
Systems Administrator

Jessica Keener
Systems Analyst

 

Lyric Unlimited — Learning & Creative Engagement

Robert Goodwin
Vice President, Lyric Unlimited - Learning & Creative Engagement

Jill LeCesne Potter
Senior Director, Learning Programs

Tarah Ortiz Durnbagh
Director, Creative Engagement

Megan Elk
Engagement Producer

Elise LaBarge 
Learning Programs Manager

Anthony Jones
Lyric Unlimited Coordinator

 

Marketing and Communications

Paul Gunning
Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Janie Ragsdale
Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator

 

Tracy Galligher Young
Senior Director, Marketing and Audience Development

Brittany Gonzalez Camuy
Director of Group Sales and Partnerships

David Nutt
Director of Sales and Advertising

Hannah Cremin
Group Sales Associate

Jake Fruend
Graphic Design Specialist

Jessica Pedroza
Marketing Creative Project Associate

Victoria Pizzuto
Marketing Associate, Advertising & Promotions

 

 

Holly H. Gilson
Senior Director, Communications

Michael Solomon
Director of Media Relations 

David Zivan
Lead Writer & Editor

 

Bradley Dunn
Senior Director of Digital Initiatives

Michael Musick
Director of Digital Marketing

Samantha Berger
Website Content Manager

Erik Dohner
Digital Marketing Manager, Fundraising

Amanda Reitenbach
Manager of Social Media and Content

John Renfroe
Associate Director of Ticketing and Analytics

Andrew Cioffi
Digital Content Producer

Shannan Moore
Digital Marketing Associate

 

Ticket Department/Audience Services

Susan Harrison Niemi
Senior Director of Audience Services

Rosemary Walsh
Sales Manager, Customer Service & Call Center

Achilles Bezanis
VIP Ticketing Associate

Emily Brink
VIP Ticketing Coordinator

Zachary Adams
Kathy Butera
Madeline Curtin
Emily DePalma
Kelly Figley
Sophia Formella
Stephanie Gubin
Joseph Ryan
Avery Sujkowski
Kenni Ther
Aren Thompson
William Vallandigham
Celia Williams 
Maria Wojtas
Ticket Staff

 

Music Administration

Stephanie Karr
Senior Director of Music Administration

Sarah Cohn
Manager, Chorus and Dancers

Kourtnea Stevenson
Manager, Orchestra and Assistant Conductors

Annika Donnen
Associate Librarian

Christine Janicki
Orchestra Personnel Manager

 

People & Culture

Dawn Cerrito
Payroll Director

Stephanie Strong
Director of Compensation, Benefits, and HR Operations

Charity Franco
Human Resources Associate

Shanell Reynolds
Payroll Associate

Camilla Fernandez
Human Resources Coordinator

Sean Hepp
Payroll Coordinator

Julian Lewis
Payroll Coordinator

Ericka Carmona-Vega
Talent Acquisition Consultant

 

Production

Rachel A. Tobias
Production Stage Manager

Katrina Bachus
Kristen Barrett
Alaina Bartkowiak
Jordan Lee Braun
David Toulson
Assistant Stage Directors

Katrina Bachus
Alaina Bartkowiak
Gina Hays
Sandra Moore
Stage Managers

Katrina Bachus
Kristen Barrett
Alaina Bartkowiak
Gina Hays
Sandra Moore
Daniel Sokalski
Peggy Stenger
Amy C. Thompson
Bill Waters
Assistant Stage Managers

 

Ryan Opera Center

Dan Novak
Vice President and Director, Ryan Opera Center
The Ryan Opera Center Board Endowed Chair

Craig Terry
Music Director
The Jannotta Family Endowed Chair

Julia Faulkner
Director of Vocal Studies
Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation

Susanna McNatt
Manager, Ryan Opera Center

 

Technical

Michael Smallwood
Vice President and Technical Director
The Allan and Elaine Muchin Endowed Chair

April Busch
Technical Operations Director

Scott Wolfson
Associate Technical Director

Maria DeFabo Akin
Properties and Scenic Design Director

Chris Maravich
Lighting Director
Mary-Louise and James S. Aargard Lighting Director Endowed Chair

Benjamin McCormack
Assistant Technical Director

Julia Siple
Technical Finance Manager

Kathryn Johnson
Properties and Special Projects Coordinator

Sarah Riffle
Bridget
Assistant Lighting Designers


Joe Dockweiler
Master Carpenter

Mike Reilly
Head Flyman/Automation

Jeffrey Streichhirsch
Automation Assistant

Chris Barker
Robert Hull, Jr.
Rigging/Automation Assistants

Mark Shanabrough
Head Shop Carpenter

Brian Grenda
Layout Carpenter

Drew Trusk
Head Shop Welder

Bruce Woodruff
Layout Welder

Dan DiBennardi
Warehouse Coordinator

Dan Donahue
Justin Hull
Ryan McGovern
Assistant Carpenters

Anthony Bernardy
Tyler Gil Ramos
Connor Ingersoll
John Ingersoll
Frank McPartlin
Johnny Rivers
Chase Torringa
Luigi Trupiano
Brian Walsh
Carpenters



Anthony Coia
Master Electrician

Soren Ersbak
Board Operator

John Clarke, Jr.
Thomas Hull
Robert Reynolds
Assistant Electricians

Jason Combs
Thomas Fernandez
Brian Hobbs
Daniel Kuh
Tristan Ramirez
Jeremy Thomas
Jose Villalpando
Amador Williams
Electricians



Nick Charlan
Head Audio Technician
Matt Eble
Asiel Simpson
Matt Swiatkowski
Audio Technicians

 

Charles Reilly
Property Master

Michael McPartlin
Properties Crew Head

Phil Marcotte
Prop Carpenter

Bob Ladd
Armorer

Rachel Boultinghouse
Upholsterer

Michael Buerger
Gordon Granger
Robert Hartge
Assistant Properties

Johnny Collins
Joseph Collins
Adam Gorsky
Kevin McPartlin
Taylor Torringa
Properties



Brian Traynor
Charge Artist

Michael Besancon
Michael Murtaugh
Donna Slager
Scenic Artists

Maureen Reilly
Costume Director
The Richard P. and Susan Kiphart Endowed Chair

Lucy Lindquist
Wardrobe Mistress

Katelynn Barker
Laurel Clayson
Drake Dabbs
Theresa Haack
Molly Herman
Samantha Holmes
Mary Keefe
Cecylia Kinder
Krystina Lowe
Bryan McDonald
Lavinia Morozan
Elise Petrucci
Kathy Rubel
Joanna Rzepka
Marguerite Scott
Ewa Szylak
Barbara Szyllo
Michelle Tan
Isaac Turner
Megan Turner
Maggie Zabierowski
Wardrobe Staff

Isabel Andrade
Scott Barker
Louie Barrios
Whitney Boyd
Bridget Brown
Lauren Crotty
Dawn-Marie Hamilton
David Hough
Charlie Junke
Wendy McCay
Joycenette Richardson
Sarah Santiago
Dulce Santillan
Angele Shadd
Andrew Swanson
Christopher Valente
Roger Weir
Kristi Wood
Dressers


Sarah Hatten
Wigmaster and Makeup Designer
The Marlys Beider Endowed Chair

Allison Burkholder
Department Coordinator

James Ogle
Wigs and Makeup Crew Foreman

Necole Bluhm
Martha Contreras
Brittany Crinson
Krista D'Agostino
Eric Daniels
Mattison Drobney
June Gearon
Ansley Hughes
Chantelle Johnson
Lynn Koroulis
Claire Moores
Megan Pirtle
Olivia Roach
Emily Santiago
Rachel Stiles
Pat Tomlinson
Franziska Valus
Wig and Makeup Crew

Photo: Todd Rosenberg