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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


  • Gail Samuel President of the Hollywood Bowl; COO of the LA Phil

  • Alison Sowden Chief Financial Officer


SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM


  • Laura Connelly Vice President, General Manager of the Hollywood Bowl

  • Elsje Kibler-Vermaas Vice President, Learning

  • Meghan Martineau Vice President, Artistic Planning

  • Mona Patel Vice President, Human Resources and General Counsel

  • Susan Erburu Reardon Interim Vice President, Advancement

  • Daniel Song Vice President, Philharmonic and Production

  • Leni Isaacs Boorstin Senior Advisor, External Engagement

  • Summer Bjork Director, Strategy and Special Projects


ADMINISTRATION


  • Maxwell Adams Risk and Logistics Manager

  • Leslie Bell Paralegal

  • Michael Chang Database Administrator

  • Lauren Coakley HR Manager

  • Rose Doylemason Receptionist/HR Assistant

  • Samantha Ganeku HR Manager

  • Alex Hernandez Mail Room Assistant

  • Kevin Higa Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

  • Dean Hughes System Support III

  • Charles Koo Infrastructure Manager

  • Rik Martin Administrative Services Manager

  • Jeff Matchan Director, Information Technology

  • Petra McNeilly Rutledge Manager, Strategy and Special Projects

  • Sergio Menendez System Support I

  • Thelma Meza Human Resources Coordinator

  • Angela Morrell Tessitura Support

  • Shawn Newmann-Batarse Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

  • Frank Park Infrastructure Engineer

  • Sean Pinto Database Applications Manager

  • Miguel A. Ponce, Jr. System Support I

  • Chris Prince Tessitura Support

  • Manuel Reed System Support II

  • Aly Zacharias Staff Attorney


ARTISTIC PLANNING


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

  • Casey Lewis Artistic Liaison

  • Daniel Mallampalli Coordinator, Artistic and Humanities

  • Maren Quanbeck Manager, Artist Services

  • Ebner Sobalvarro Assistant to the Music and Artistic Director

  • Julia Ward Director, Humanities


COMMUNITY AND GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS


  • Selena Chau Digital Archives Manager

  • Ljiljana Grubisic Archives and Museum Director

  • Kelly Kress Assistant Archivist

  • Meredith Reese Digital Asset Manager


DEVELOPMENT


  • Robert Albini Associate Director, Major Gifts

  • Joshua Alvarenga Senior Major Gifts Officer

  • Malorie Barbee Associate Director, Annual Fund/Membership

  • Julia Cole Director, Institutional Giving and Stewardship

  • Constance Dewey Assistant Manager, Volunteer Activities

  • Victoria Dinu Corporate Sponsorship Coordinator

  • Chelsea Downes Annual Fund Officer

  • Valeri Estrada Development Operations Specialist

  • Joseph Feneck Senior Manager, Volunteer Activities

  • Genevieve Goetz Manager, Gift Planning

  • Gerry Heise Senior Major Gifts Officer

  • Jen Kehs Manager, Institutional Giving

  • Sara Kim Director, Individual Giving

  • Anita Lawson Director, Development Operations

  • Angie Lee Associate Manager, Special Events

  • Melissa Meyers Assistant Manager, Special Events

  • Allison Mitchell Board Liaison/Sr Gift Officer

  • Katherine Nicolai Manager, Major Gifts

  • Gabriel Tanguay Ortega Annual Fund Coordinator

  • Tyler Teich Development Operations, Gift and Data Specialist

  • Rachel Pryzgoda Development Writer

  • Carina Sanchez Research Analyst

  • Kristina Schaaf Manager, Corporate Sponsorship

  • Erica Sitko Associate Director, Strategic Advancement

  • Stefanie Sprester Director, Corporate Sponsorship

  • Hope Steinman-Iacullo Executive Assistant to the CAO

  • Peter Szumlas Senior Manager, Development Operations and Analytics

  • Derek Traub Manager, Development Communications

  • Kimberley Valentine Director, Leadership Gifts

  • Morgan Walton Manager, Special Events

  • Richard T. Watkins Associate Director, Development

  • Natalie White Senior Research and Prospect Manager

 

    FINANCE


    • Adriana Aguilar Payroll Specialist

    • Xyra Aranda Senior Accountant

    • Ashley Beimford Executive Assistant to the CFO

    • Jonathan Clemente Staff Accountant 

    • Henry Cofresi Payroll Manager

    • Heather Dodds Accounts Payable Coordinator

    • Genevieve Dunaway Controller

    • Steve Flores Payroll Coordinator

    • Lisa Hernandez Artist Payment Specialist

    • Dustin Hsu Assistant Controller

    • Geoffrey Kwok Staff Accountant

    • Pamela Li Senior Accountant

    • LaTonya Lindsey Accounts Payable Coordinator

    • Ester Malkhasyan Staff Accountant

    • Debbie Marcelo Financial Planning Manager

    • Francisco Millan Financial Planning Analyst

    • Elizabeth Rojo Accounts Payable Manager

    • Marianne Valmonte Supervising Senior Accountant

    • Kimberly White Payroll Technician
       

    THE FORD


    • Cynthia Fuentes Director, The Ford

    • Dawn Robinson-Patrick, Senior Manager, Community and Cultural Programs 


    HOLLYWOOD BOWL


    • Kerri Bershon Operations Administrator, Hollywood Bowl

    • Emilia House Associate House Manager, Hollywood Bowl and House Manager, Ford Theatre

    • Kim Kevorkian Traffic/Parking Manager

    • Mark Ladd Associate Director, Operations

    • Gina Leoni Operations Coordinator

    • George Portillo Theater Maintenance Manager

    • Ruben Reyes Associate House Manager

    • Edgar Tom Director, Hollywood Bowl Operations

    • Tom Waldron House Manager

    LEARNING


    • Emily Bourne Manager, Learning

    • Phil Bravo Associate Director, Social Innovation

    • Angelica Cortez Manager, YOLA

    • Fabian Fuertes Manager, YOLA

    • Alexis Gallardo Learning Coordinator

    • Ian Richard Program Manager, YOLA at Torres

    • Gaudy Sanchez YOLA Advisor


    MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS


    • Melissa Achten Assistant Manager, Music Buyer

    • Mary Allen Social Media Manager

    • Daniel Anderson Video Producer

    • Lushia Anson Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    • Scott Arenstein Director, Digital

    • Janice Bartczak Director, Retail Services

    • Nora Brady Director, Audience Strategy

    • Lisa Burlingham Director, Marketing

    • Charles Carroll Direct Marketing Manager

    • Joe Carter Director, Sales and Customer Experience

    • Julia Dankberg Jr Graphic Designer

    • Toi Duckworth Digital Operations Manager

    • Melissa Falchini Senior Manager, Creative Services

    • Lydia Fong Publicist

    • Justin Foo Assistant Director, Sales and Customer Engagement

    • Tara Gardner Manager, Digital Marketing

    • Paul Gibson Creative Copywriter

    • John Henken Managing Editor

    • 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

    • Yuko Makuuchi Manager, Retail Operations

    • Brant Markley Manager, Revenue Strategies and Analytics

    • Ino Mercado Manager, Retail Merchandising

    • Ricky O'Bannon Director, Content

    • Erin Puckett Marketing Coordinator, Promotion and Partnerships

    • Janet Renteria Advertising Coordinator 

    • Cindy Ly Rozas Manager, Promotions and Partnerships

    • Richard Rubio Audience Services Manager

    • Jaime Santiago Retail Sales Supervisor

    • Martin Sartini Garner Creative Copywriter

    • Mary Smudde Art Director

    • Natalie Suarez Creative Director

    • Jonathan Thomas Marketing Database Specialist

    • Sherry Wallace Sales Operations Coordinator

    • Lisa White Publicist

    • Kassandra Winchester PR Assistant 

    • Lauren Winn Project Manager

    • Ed Zee Senior Digital Producer


    ORCHESTRA MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCTION


    • Lila Atchison Orchestra Operations Coordinator

    • Shana Bey Associate Orchestra Personnel Manager

    • Taylor Comen Director, Production

    • Jessica Farber Associate Director, Media Initiatives

    • Lyla Forlani Production Manager

    • Raymond Horwitz Project Manager, Media Initiatives

    • Kimberly Mitchell Production Manager

    • Rita Santos Scheduling Manager and Production Associate

    • Christopher Slaughter Associate Production Manager

    • Michael Vitale Associate Director, Production

    • Jeff Wallace Associate Director, Production

    • Bill Williams Production Administrator and Associate


    PRESENTATIONS


    • Stephanie Bates Presentations Assistant

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

    • Joie Marites Lopez Events Manager

    • Rafael Marino Presentations Coordinator

    • Johanna Rees Senior Director, Presentations

    • Ayrten Rodriguez Concert Manager, Presentations and Hollywood Bowl Orchestra