Administration & staff

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

Sir Andrew Davis
Music Director
John D. and Alexandra C. Nichols Endowed Chair

Enrique Mazzola
Music Director Designate

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

Nancy Harris
Interim Vice President, Human Resources

Andreas Melinat
Vice President, Artistic Planning

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

Will Raj
Vice President, Information Technology

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

Development

Finance

Human Resources

Information Technology

Lyric Labs Strategic Projects Office

Lyric Unlimited

Marketing and Communications

Ticket Department/Audience Services

Music Administration

Presentations and Events

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

Michelle Hoehne
Assistant, Office of the General Director

 

Office of the Deputy General Director

Drew Landmesser
Deputy General Director and Chief Operating Officer 

Michael Schoenig
Operations Finance Director

Tabitha Boorsma
Operations Associate

 

Artistic

Andreas Melinat
Vice President, Artistic Planning

Cory Lippiello
Artistic Administrator

Evamaria Wieser
Casting Consultant

 

Development

Elizabeth Hurley
Chief Advancement Officer

Omar Mulero
Executive Assistant to the Chief Development Officer and Principal Gifts

 

Patrick Nugent
Vice President for Development

Mike Biver
Senior Director of Gift Planning

Anna Mattson
Senior Director of Leadership Giving and Stewardship

Scott Podraza
Director of the Fund for Lyric

Jonathan P. Siner
Senior Director of Gift Planning

Kristen Bigham
Philanthropy Officer

Kelly E. Cronin
Associate Director, Development Analytics

Angela DeStefano
Philanthropy Officer

Erin Johnson
Development Budget Analyst

Stephanie Lillie
Manager of Development Services

Claire Ryan
Associate Director of Institutional Partnerships

Paul D. Sprecher
Philanthropy Officer

Meaghan Stainback
Philanthropy Officer

Dan Meyer
Institutional Partnerships Associate

Nell Vandeveld
Gift Planning Associate

Kelli Dawson
Institutional Partnerships Assistant

 

Kate Sheehan
Vice President for Principal Gifts

Lawrence DelPilar
Senior Director of Development, Principal Gifts

Libby Rosenfeld
Senior Director of Development, Principal Gifts

 

Deborah Hare
Director of Special Events

Marisa Lerman
Fundraising Events Manager

Devin Bopp
Associate, Boards and Fundraising Events

Claire French
Special Events Associate

Sarah Geocaris
Associate, Guild Board and Chapters 

Nick Roman
Associate, Women's Board and Lyric Young Professionals

 

Finance

Roberta Lane
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer 

Whitney Bercek
Controller

Vincente F. Milianti
Senior Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

Nicky Chaybasarskaya
Senior Accountant

Ana Joyce
Senior Accountant

Nancy Ko
Accounting Manager

Tom Pels
Payroll Manager

Dan Seekman
Senior Staff Accountant

Zachary Kurzenberger
Financial Analyst

Meg Van Dyk
Payroll Associate

Scot Weidenaar
Payroll Associate

 

Human Resources

Nancy Harris
Interim Vice President, Human Resources

Stephanie Strong
Director of Compensation, Benefits and HR Operations

Charity Franco
Human Resources Associate

 

Information Technology

Will Raj
Vice President, Information Technology

Eric Hayes
Director of IT Operations

Rita Parida
Director of Data Services 

Jessica Keener
Systems Analyst

Sean Lennon
Systems Administrator

Coleman Dieffenbach
Technology Support Associate

 

Lyric Labs Strategic Projects Office

Christopher Ainsley
Lyric Labs Strategic Projects Office Director

 

Lyric Unlimited — Learning & Creative Engagement

Todd Snead
Consultant, Lyric Unlimited — Learning & Creative Engagement

Drew Smith
Learning Programs Manager 

Angela Hamilton
Community Programs Coordinator

LaRob Payton
Coordinator, Lyric Unlimited 

 

Marketing and Communications

Tracy Galligher Young
Interim Head of Marketing and Communications

Brittany Gonzalez
Director of Group Sales

David Nutt
Director of Sales and Advertising

Jake Fruend
Graphic Design Specialist

Margaret Kellas
Marketing Associate, Lyric Unlimited

Stefany Phillips
Creative Project Associate

 

Laura E. Burgos
Senior Director, Digital and Analytics

Samantha Berger
Digital Fundraising Manager

Valerie Bromann
Manager of Digital Content and Analysis

Michael Musick
E-Commerce Manager

Andrew Cioffi
Digital Content Producer

Amanda Reitenbach
Social Media Associate

 

Holly H. Gilson
Senior Director, Communications

Magda Krance
Director of Media Relations

Roger Pines
Dramaturg

Mari Moroz
Public Relations Manager 

 

Ticket Department/Audience Services

Susan Harrison Niemi
Director of Audience Services

Alex Chatziapostolou-Demas
Sales Manager

John Renfroe
Tessitura Manager 

Laura Waters
Customer Service and Call Center Manager

Leigh Folta
VIP Ticketing Associate

Jessica Reinhart
VIP Ticketing Coordinator

Marnie Baylouny
Achilles Bezanis
Emily Crisp
Erik Dohner
Ashlyn Elliot
Andrew Groble
Shelagh Haney
Catherine Zhu
Ticket Staff

 

Music Administration

Stephanie Karr
Senior Director of Music Administration

Sarah Cohn
Music Administration Associate, Chorus

Annika Donnen
Associate Librarian

 

Presentations and Events

Charles Tucker
Interim General Manager

Megan St. John
Director of Facility Operations

David Jaworski
Porter

 

Geri LaGiglio
Director of Front of House Operations

Sheila Matthews
Lena Reynolds-Sneed
Front of House Managers

Alisa Phillips
Assistant to the House Manager

Jason Thomas
Head Bartender

Cleveland Anderson
Gerard Arguello
Alana Clark
Jose Garcia Cisneros
Ivan Garcia Hernandez
Monica Govea
Kevin Jackson
Sydney Kading
Ashley Manley
Rachel Martinez
Anna Masciopinto
Judith Parker
Ramon Perez
Ronald Purnell
Jesus Rios
Juliet Smith
Jacqueline Trent
Felipe Valadez
Peter Wood
Bartenders/Barbacks and Baristas

Isaac Bearman
Clara Blakemore
Nina Charlotten
Chamberlon Clark
Lynn Dudley-Singleton
Sharon Gaston
Boris Powell
Coat Check Attendants

Francine Baker
Ronald Crawford
Frank Reckitt
Calvin Smith
Elevator Operators

Christina Adams
Lynn Dudley-Singleton
Jessica Manuel
OperaShop Sales Associates

Tiffany Kane
Restaurant Manager

Stefan Peters
Matre 'D

Alicia Dale
Patrick Tucker
Gloria Winston
Host/Hostesses

Patrick Dowling
Patron Services Manager

Emmanuel Stewart
Doorman

Vanessa Bahena
Ivonne Cruz
Brenda Cruz Galeno
Yesenia Elvir
Noemi Guerrero
Betty Johnson
Jocelyn Monrial
Security Bag Search 

Freddie Monroe
Kevin Topp
Stage Door Staff

 

Paulette Alonzi
David Barcena
Patricia Bell
Dominic Bialecki
Erin Borelli
Summer Burk
Margaret Burke
Nadine Burruss
Daro Cook
Marlene Delemore
Dora Forte
Harmon Greenblatt
Stuart Hall
Ramona Hawkins
Barbara Hemminger
Aleisha Jiles-Gardner
Kristen Jamerson
Bertha Jones
Lorena Larios
Ellyn Levell
Marlyn Love
Keisha Matthews
Gary McMillian
Delfin Melchor
Matthew Minich
Thomas Mullaney
Magritte Nankin
Donald Nyderek
Terrence O’Brien
Steven Pace
Carmella Powell
Eduard Pulst
Kevin Rooney
John Rosenthal
Gladys Sanford
Stevie Stevens
Mary Thomas
Gina Tovar
Julia Tsuchiya-Mayhew
Adam Wang
Katwanya West
Rose Xiao
Janice Young
Jon Ziemba
Ushers

Gregg Brody
Box Office Manager

Joseph Dunn
John Thor Sandquist
Box Office Assistant Treasurers

Richard Diver
Keyana Marshall
Box Office Treasurers

 

Joe Minogue
Chief Engineer

Michael LaPorte
Lead Engineer

Anthony Fasano
Arthur Lehman
Brian Laurence McMahon
Bernard McNeela
Hugo Salas
Thomas Setina
Engineers

 

Production

Paul Horpedahl
Production and Operations Consultant

Katrina Bachus
Jordan Lee Braun
David Carl Toulson
Assistant Stage Directors

John W. Coleman
Production Stage Manager

Rachel A. Tobias
Stage Manager

Alaina Bartkowiak
Daniel Sokalski
Peggy Stenger
Amy C. Thompson
Rachel A. Tobias
Bill Walters
Sandra Zamora
Assistant Stage Managers

Ben Bell Bern
Rehearsal Department Manager

Kevin Krasinski
Artist Services Manager

 

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

Emma Scherer
Manager

 

Technical

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

April Busch
Technical Operations Director

Scott Marr
Wardrobe, Wigs, and Makeup 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


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

Richard “Doc” Wren
Warehouse Coordinator

Dan DiBennardi
Assistant Warehouse Coordinator

Dan Donahue
Justin Hull
Ryan McGovern
Assistant Carpenters

Anthony Bernardy
Connor Ingersoll
John Ingersoll
Aiden McGovern
Johnny Rivers
Chase Torringa
Carpenters



Michael C. Reynolds
Master Electrician

Soren Ersbak
Board Operator

John Clarke, Jr.
Anthony Coia
Thomas Hull
Robert Reynolds
Assistant Electricians

Jason Combs
Thomas Fernandez
Gary Grenda
Brian Hobbs
Daniel Kuh
Asiel Simpson
Jose Villalpando
Electricians



Joe Schofield
Head Audio Technician
Nick Charlan
Matt Eble
Kelvin Ingram
Audio Technicians

 

Charles Reilly
Property Master

Michael McPartlin
Properties Crew Head

Phil Marcotte
Prop Carpenter

Bob Ladd
Armorer

Rachel Boultinghouse
Upholsterer

Robert Hartge
Michael O’Donnell, Jr.
Richard Tyriver
Assistant Properties

Michael Buerger
Joseph Collins
Adam Gorsky
Gordon Granger
Joe Mathesius
Kevin McPartlin
Luigi Trupiano
Properties



Brian Traynor
Charge Artist

Tim Morrison
Michael Murtaugh
Scenic Artists

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

Lucy Lindquist
Wardrobe Mistress

Kristine Anderson
Louie Barrios
Molly Herman
Kate Keefe
Cecylia Kinder
Krystina Lowe
Talia Newton
Kathy Rubel
Toni Rubino
Joanna Rzepka
Marguerite Scott
Rebecca Shouse
Ewa Szylak
Barbara Szyllo
Carolina Tuazon
Isaac Turner
Maggie Zabierowski
Wardrobe Staff

Samantha Holmes
Wardrobe Crew Head

Meriem Bahri
Scott Barker
Robert Berry
Lauren Crotty
Dawn Marie Hamilton
Robert Hilliard
David Hough
Charlie Junke
Kim Kostera
Wendy McCay
Moira O'Neil
Dulce Santillan
Lynn Sparber
Chris Valente
Roger Weir
Kristi Wood
Samantha Yonan
Dressers


Sarah Hatten
Wigmaster and Makeup Designer
The Marlys Beider Endowed Chair

Allison Burkholder
Department Coordinator

Lynn Koroulis
Robert Kuper
Claire Moores
Staff

Bridget Ryzmski
Wig Crew Head

Necole Bluhm
DeShawn Bowman
Martha Contreras
Brittany Crinson
Eric Daniels
Lillian Dion
June Gearon
David Grant
Chantelle Marie Johnson
Briette Madrid
Lana McKinnon
Megan Pirtle
Jada Richardson
Lela Rosenberg
Rick Salazar
Rachel Stiles
Kacy Tatus
Pat Tomlinson
Emily Young
Wig and Makeup Crew

Photo: Todd Rosenberg