Administrative Staff

If you need to reach one of our staff members, please contact our administrative offices at 213.972.7300.

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

  • Deborah Borda President and Chief Executive Officer, David C. Bohnett Presidential Chair
  • Gail Samuel Executive Director
  • Chad Smith Chief Operating Officer
  • Chris Ayzoukian Vice President, Philharmonic and Production
  • Michael DeMartini Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Kathleen L. Kane Vice President of Philanthropy
  • Shana Mathur Vice President, Marketing and Communications
  • Mona Patel Vice President, Human Resources and General Counsel

ADMINISTRATION

  • Maxwell Adams Executive Assistant to the Vice President and CFO
  • Susan Bragg Administrative Assistant to the President and CEO
  • Lauren Coakley Benefits Coordinator
  • Ruth Cwik Attorney/Senior Contracts Manager
  • Frank Park Infrastructure Engineer
  • Samantha Ganeku HR Manager
  • Kevin Higa Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
  • Dean Hughes Systems Support Specialist, Desktop
  • Charles Koo Infrastructure Manager
  • Amanda La Pierre, HR Coordinator
  • Michelle Lucas, HR Coordinator
  • Rik Martin Administrative Services Manager
  • Jeff Matchan Director of Information Technology
  • Angela Morrell Application Support Technician
  • Shawn Newmann Executive Assistant to the Executive Director
  • Sean Pinto Database Applications Manager
  • Miguel A. Ponce, Jr. Administrative Services Assistant
  • Chris Prince Application Support Technician
  • Manuel Reed Systems Support Specialist, Desktop
  • Jamy Sweet Data Warehouse Specialist
  • Shannon Thal Senior Benefits Manager

ARTISTIC PLANNING

  • Nate Bachhuber Artistic Administrator
  • Summer Bjork Centennial Director
  • Megan Henschel Manager of Artist Services

  • Meghan Martineau Associate Director, Artistic Planning
  • Ayrten Rodriguez Artist Liaison
  • John Schwerbel Artistic Planning Coordinator
  • Ebner Sobalvarro Assistant to the Music and Artistic Director

COMMUNITY AND GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

  • Leni Isaacs Boorstin Director of Community and Government Affairs
  • Ljiljana Grubisic Archives and Museum Director
  • Steven Lacoste Archivist

DEVELOPMENT

  • Robert Albini Senior Major Gifts Officer
  • Joshua Alvarenga Senior Major Gifts Officer
  • Malorie Barbee Senior Manager, Annual Fund/Membership
  • Julia Cole Director, Institutional Giving and Stewardship
  • Michael Cox Development Operations Coordinator
  • Shelley De Leon Manager, Gift Planning
  • Susan Erburu-Reardon Director of Gift Planning
  • Joseph Feneck Manager, Volunteer Activities
  • Genevieve Goetz Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Philanthropy
  • Christina Hall Senior Major Gifts Officer
  • Julianna Herrera Donor Relations Coordinator
  • Jen Kehs Grant Writer
  • Sara Kim Director, Individual Giving
  • Anita Lawson Director, Development Operations
  • Angie Lee Associate Manager, Special Events
  • Allison Mitchell Board Liaison
  • Matthew Miles Senior Major Gifts Officer
  • Sara Mountjoy-Pepka Assistant Manager, Annual Fund
  • Katherine Nicolai Donor Coordinator
  • Stephanie Prom Volunteer Activities Coordinator
  • Rachel Pryzgoda Campaign Project Manager
  • Erica Sitko Campaign Manager
  • Mike Salerno Development Operations Specialist
  • Carina Sanchez Research Analyst
  • Stefanie Sprester Director, Corporate Sponsorship
  • Brian Tom Special Events Coordinator
  • Derek Traub Senior Writer
  • Kimberley Valentine Associate Director, Gift Planning and Principal Gifts
  • Morgan Walton Manager, Special Events
  • Julia Ward Senior Manager, Development Communications
  • Richard T. Watkins Director, Major Gifts
  • Natalie White Senior Research Manager

EDUCATION

  • Phil Bravo Social Innovation Manager
  • Angelica Cortez Education Project Manager
  • Loribeth Gregory Education Project Manager
  • Rada Jovicic Education Project Manager
  • Sarah Little Education Project Manager
  • Gretchen Nielsen Director of Educational Initiatives

 

FINANCE

  • Xyra Aranda Staff Accountant
  • Lynn Banal Assistant Controller
  • David Cherpin Controller/Treasurer
  • Mark Crane Insurance Coordinator
  • Evelyn Fausto Payroll Coordinator
  • Shani French Accounts Payable Assistant
  • Lisa Hernandez Accounts Payable Supervisor
  • Lorena Jimenez Payroll Supervisor
  • Debbie Marcelo Senior Budget Analyst
  • Barbara Trokan Payroll Manager
  • Jackie Woo Senior Accountant

HOLLYWOOD BOWL AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Kerri Bershon Operations Administrator, Hollywood Bowl
  • Darlene Chan Program Advisor for Jazz
  • Laura Connelly Director of Presentations
  • Kylee Garton Concert Manager, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and Presentations
  • Brian Grohl Program Manager, Pops / Manager, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
  • Herbie Hancock Creative Chair for Jazz
  • Todd Harty Production Coordinator
  • Mark Ladd Assistant Director of Operations
  • Gina Leoni Operations Coordinator
  • Michael Oliver Transit Manager
  • George Portillo Theater Maintenance Manager
  • Johanna Rees Associate Director of Presentations
  • Ruben Reyes Pool Circle Manager
  • Edgar Tom Director, Hollywood Bowl Operations
  • Tom Waldron House Manager

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

  • Dennis Bade Associate Publications Editor
  • Janice Bartczak Director of Retail Services
  • Nora Brady Associate Director, Sales and Marketing
  • Lisa Burlingham Director of Marketing
  • Charles Carroll Advertising Manager
  • Joe Carter Director of Sales and Customer Service
  • Joe Chang Digital Producer
  • Brian Dawes Creative Services Coordinator
  • Cynthia Fuentes Marketing Manager, Promotions & Partnerships
  • Paul Gibson Staff Writer
  • John Henken Publications Editor
  • Raymond Horwitz Manager, Digital Content
  • Yuko Makuuchi Assistant Manager, Retail Operations
  • Brant Markley Marketing Manager, Audience Development
  • Ino Mercado Assistant Retail Manager
  • Tim Nelson Retail Sales Supervisor
  • Rachel Park Marketing Coordinator, Promotions & Partnerships
  • Michael Ruppert Project Manager, Tessitura Implementation
  • Natalie Suarez Associate Creative Director
  • Celesté Peterson Director, Digital Initiatives
  • Jonathan Thomas Marketing Database Specialist
  • David Van Norden Assistant Manager, Music Buyer
  • Josephine van Willigenburg Marketing Coordinator
  • Fran Wheatley Art Director

ORCHESTRA MANAGEMENT

  • Lee Helms Production Manager
  • Megan McGrath Orchestra Personnel Administrator
  • Taylor Saleeby Associate Director, Production
  • Michael Vitale Production Manager
  • Kelvin Vu Stage Manager
  • Jeff Wallace Associate Director, Production
  • Bill Williams Scheduling Manager and Production Associate

PUBLIC RELATIONS

  • Lydia Fong Publicist
  • Sophie Jefferies Director of Public Relations
  • Andrew Schwartz Public Relations Coordinator
  • Lisa White Publicist