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Executive Office

Jeremy GeffenExecutive and Artistic Director
Ofeibia Laud-Darku, Executive Assistant to the Director


Andy KrausDeputy Executive Director
Annette Strom, Associate Director for Business Services
Christine Owen, Finance Director
Marilyn StanleyFinance Specialist
Monica Yun, Finance Specialist
Gawain LaversApplications Programmer
Ingrid WilliamsIT Support Analyst
Sean NittnerSystems Administrator

Artistic Planning

Katy TuckerDirector of Artistic Planning
Devin Hinzo, Artistic Administrator
Tiffani Snow, Manager of Artistic Operations
Allee Pitaccio, Event Manager
Amie Cota, Event Manager


Brent Radeke, Chief Development Officer
Elizabeth Meyer, Director of Institutional Giving
Haley O’Neil, Director, Individual Giving and Special Events
Kathryn Wagner, Major Gifts Officer
Jocelyn Aptowitz, Major Gifts Associate
Jamie McClave, Individual Giving and Special Events Officer
Austen Wianecki-Wang, Membership Manager
Chris Dunaway, Special Events Manager

Education and Community Programs

Mina Girgis, Director of Education, Campus and Community Engagement
Rica Anderson
Manager, Education & Community Programs

Human Resources

Michael DeBellisHuman Resources Director
Ofelia PenaHuman Resources Generalist
Shayla ParsapourHuman Resources Generalist

Marketing and Communications

Jenny ReikDirector of Marketing and Communications
Ron Foster-SmithAssociate Director of Marketing
Krista Thomas, Associate Director of Communications
Mark Van OssCommunications Editor
Louisa SpierMedia Relations Manager
Cheryl Games, Associate Director of Digital Experience
Lynn ZummoWeb and Marketing Technology Manager
Elise Chen, Email Marketing Specialist
Tiffany Valvo, Social Media and Digital Content Specialist


Matt NormanDirector of Production
Alan HerroProduction Admin Manager
Kevin RiggallHead Carpenter
Charles Clear, Assistant Electrician
Tom CraftAudio Department Head
Jacob Heule, Audio/Video Department Assistant
Jo ParksVideo Engineer
Eric Colby, Venue Operations Manager
Kim Lembo, Venue Operations Coordinator
Ginarose PerinoRental Business Manager
Helena Zittel, Rental Services Coordinator
Guillermo Cornejo, Patron Experience Manager
Aidan Crochetiere, Audience Services Coordinator
Cloe Wood, Audience Services Coordinator

Stage Crew

David AmbroseSenior Scene Technician
Jorg Peter SichelschmidtSenior Scene Technician
Mathison OttSenior Scene Technician
Mike BraggSenior Scene Technician
Ricky ArtisSenior Scene Technician
Mark MenschSenior Scene Technician
Alexis Mascorro, Senior Scene Technician
Ethan Schmidt, Senior Scene Technician

Student Musical Activities

Matthew Sadowski, Director of Bands / Interim Department Manager, SMA
Ted Moore, UC Jazz Ensembles Director
Paul Flight, Choral Ensemble Director
Brittney NguyenSMA Coordinator

Ticket Office

Liz BaqirAssociate Director of Ticketing Services
Gordon Young, Ticket Office Manager
Liam Blaney, Ticket Office Supervisor
Sherice JonesAssistant Ticket Office Manager
Tammy Lin, Patron Services Associate