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EXECUTIVE TEAM


  • Gail Samuel Executive Director 

  • Chad Smith Chief Operating Officer

  • Kathleen L. Kane Chief Advancement Officer

  • Alison Sowden Chief Financial Officer


SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM


  • Laura Connelly Vice President, Presentations

  • Elsje Kibler-Vermaas Vice President, Learning

  • J. Philip Koester Vice President, Marketing and Communications

  • 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 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

  • Christine Correa HR Generalist

  • Rose Doylemason Receptionist/HR Assistant

  • Samantha Ganeku HR Manager

  • Alex Hernandez Mail Room Assistant

  • Kevin Higa Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

  • Dean Hughes Help Desk Specialist

  • 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

  • Paula Michea Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer

  • 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


  • Phillippa Cole Associate Director, Artistic Planning

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

  • Casey Lewis Artistic Liaison

  • Daniel Mallampalli Artistic Planning Assistant

  • 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

  • Helen Allemano Assistant Manager, Annual Fund

  • Joshua Alvarenga Senior Major Gifts Officer

  • Malorie Barbee Associate Director, Annual Fund/Membership

  • Tess Carota Development Operations, Gift and Data Specialist

  • Michael Cocks Development Operations Project Manager

  • Julia Cole Director, Institutional Giving and Stewardship

  • Constance Dewey Assistant Manager, Volunteer Activities 

  • Victoria Dinu Corporate Sponsorship Coordinator

  • Chelsea Downes Annual Fund Officer

  • Susan Erburu Reardon Director of Gift Planning

  • Joseph Feneck Manager, Volunteer Activities

  • Genevieve Goetz Manager, Gift Planning

  • Christina Hall Senior Major Gifts Officer

  • Gerry Heise Senior Major Gifts Officer

  • Jen Kehs Senior Grant Writer

  • 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

  • Rachel Pryzgoda Development Writer

  • Alicia Rhymes Project Manager, Donor Relations

  • Carina Sanchez Research Analyst

  • Kristina Schaaf Manager, Corporate Sponsorship

  • Erica Sitko Campaign Manager

  • Stefanie Sprester Director, Corporate Sponsorship

  • Hope Steinman-Iacullo Executive Assistant to the CAO

  • Peter Szumlas Senior Manager, Development Operations and Analytics

  • Kylee Teti Campaign Project Manager

  • 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

 

    LEARNING


    • Phil Bravo Associate Director, Social Innovation

    • Angelica Cortez Education Project Manager

    • Fabian Fuertes Education Project Manager

    • Alexis Gallardo Education Coordinator

    • Emily Lair Education Project Manager

    • Sarah Little Education Project Manager

    • Ian Richard Program Manager, YOLA at Torres

    • Gaudy Sanchez YOLA Advisor


    FINANCE


    • Adriana Aguilar Payroll Specialist

    • Xyra Aranda Senior Accountant

    • David Cherpin Senior Advisor for Strategic Financial Planning

    • 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

    • Ashley Hofer Executive Assistant to the CFO

    • 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


    HOLLYWOOD BOWL


    • Kerri Bershon Operations Administrator, Hollywood Bowl

    • 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


    MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS


    • Melissa Achten Assistant Manager, Music Buyer

    • Mary Allen Social Media Manager

    • Daniel Anderson Video Producer

    • Scott Arenstein Director, Digital Marketing Technology

    • Janice Bartczak Director, Retail Services

    • Nora Brady Director, Audience Strategies and Insights

    • Lisa Burlingham Director, Marketing

    • Charles Carroll Direct Marketing Manager

    • Joe Carter Director, Sales and Customer Experience

    • Joe Chang Digital Producer

    • 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

    • Cynthia Fuentes Assistant Director, Marketing

    • 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 Assistant Manager, Retail Operations

    • Brant Markley Manager, Revenue Strategies and Analytics

    • Ino Mercado Assistant Retail Manager

    • Ricky O'Bannon Director, Content

    • Janet Renteria Advertising Coordinator 

    • Cindy Ly Rozas Marketing Coordinator, 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


    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 Production Associate

    • Michael Vitale Production Manager

    • Jeff Wallace Associate Director, Production

    • Bill Williams Production Associate


    PRESENTATIONS


    • Stephanie Bates Presentations Assistant

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

    • Joie Marites Lopez Events Manager

    • Rafael Marino Production Coordinator

    • Johanna Rees Director, Presentations

    • Ayrten Rodriguez Concert Manager, Presentations and Hollywood Bowl Orchestra