Administration

Executive Office

Email Us: administration@sandiegosymphony.org

Martha A. Gilmer, Chief Executive Officer (biography)
Katy McDonald, Chief of Staff
Elizabeth Larsen, Senior Executive Assistant to CEO and Board of Directors
Ellen Damore, Executive Coordinator


Artistic AND PRODUCTION

Email Us: orchestra@sandiegosymphony.org

Lea Slusher, Vice President of Artistic Administration and Audience Development
Alan J. (AJ) Benson, Director of Artistic Planning
Theodora Bellinger, Director of Artistic Operations
Liam McBane, Artistic Coordinator
Seasonal Artistic Assistants
: Kristen Garabedian, Michael Hull, Melyssa Mason, Sade Rains, Evelyn Zuniga
Angela Chilcott, Managing Director, Orchestra and Stage Operations
Ed Estrada, Director of Production
Pete Seaney, Director of Stage Operations
Jeffrey Jordan, Director of External Events
Jason Rothberg, Production and Technical Designer
Joel Watts, Audio Director 
Beth Hall, Production Stage Manager 
Niko Lambros Smith, Production Stage Manager 
Shea Perry, Orchestra Personnel Manager
Diego Plata, Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager
Courtney Cohen, Principal Librarian
Rachel Fields, Librarian
Gerard McBurney, Creative Consultant
Stage Personnel:
Adam Day, Head Carpenter
Evan Page, Electrical Department Head
Shafeeq Sabir, Property Department Head
RJ Givens, Audio Department Head
Jonnel Domilos, Piano Technician


Operations and Facilities

Travis Wininger, Vice President of Venue Operations
Rob Arnold, Managing Director of The Rady Shell
Paige Satter, Director of Operations Administration
Diane Littlejohn, Venue Operations Manager
Jose Lopez, Chief Mechanical Engineer
Robert Saucedo, Senior Technician
Peter Perez, Lead Facilities Technician
David Russell, Lead Facilities Technician
Lorenzo Peay, Facilities Technician
Sean Kennedy, Director of Information Technology
Jovan Robles, IT Operations Manager
German Luna, IT Coordinator
Roberto Castro, Director of Guest Experience
Drew Gomes, Director of Event Operations and Security
Danielle Litrenta, Manager of Guest Experience
Front of House Managers: Beverly Feldman Feinberg, Christine Harmon, Karen Roesler, Karen Tomlinson
Front of House Staff: Judy Bentovim, Sue Carberry, Julio Cedillo, Kerry Freshman, Sharon Karniss, Laurel Nielsen, Linda Thornhill, Marilyn Weiss


Institutional Advancement

Email Us: gifts@sandiegosymphony.org

Sheri Broedlow, Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Rick Baker, Director of Advancement, Institutional Giving
Jennifer Nicolai, Director of Advancement, Campaign and Major Gifts
Bob Morris, Major Gifts Officer
Theresa Jones, Major Gifts Officer, Corporate Relations
Maya Steinberg, Institutional Advancement Gift Officer
Megan Peet, Associate Director,
Advancement Operations

Ida Sandico-Whitaker, Director,
Donor Programs and Special Events

Kirby Lynn Tankersley, Special Events Manager
Sydne Sullivan, Advancement Operations Manager
Sydney Wilkins, Annual Fund Manager
Luke Wingfield, Stewardship Manager
Brenda Jones, Advancement Manager, Planned Giving

 

 

Marketing and Communications

Email Us: marketing@sandiegosymphony.org

Craig Hall, Vice President for Marketing and Communications
Elizabeth Holub, Director of Marketing
J.D. Smith, Director of Marketing and Sales Technology
Kristen Turner, Director of Communications, Content and Digital Strategies
John Velasco, Communications Manager
Elie Haddad, Graphic Designer
Maria Kusior, Digital Media Specialist
Noëlle Borrelli-Boudreau, Marketing Coordinator
Sabina Spilkin, Digital Systems Analyst
Nuvi Mehta, Concert Commentator
Theater Direct, Outbound Sales and Fundraising


Public Relations

Kristen Turner
Director of Communications, Content and Digital Strategies


Ticketing and patron services

Email us: tickets@sandiegosymphony.org

Casey Patterson, Director of Ticketing Services, Partnerships and Premium Seating
Kym Pappas, Manager of Ticketing and Subscriptions
Anastasia Franco, Manager of Ticket Operations and Training
Cheri LaZarus, Ticket Service Associate - Lead Subscriptions
Ticket Services Associates: Kailey AgpaoaClelia Cabezas, Levan Korganashvili, Eden Llodrá, Nayeli Valencia


Finance and Administration

Maureen Campbell Melville, Chief Financial Officer
Ashley Madigan, Controller
Oscar Gonzalez, Assistant Controller
Tiyony (Tee) Ellingson, Revenue Accountant
Whitney Hall, Staff Accountant
Kimberly Vargas, Director of Human Resources
Amanda Shepherd, Human Resources Generalist
Susan Cochran, Payroll and Benefits Manager
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Learning and Community Engagement

Email Us: education@sandiegosymphony.org

Laura Reynolds, Vice President of Impact and Innovation
Stephen Salts, Director of Learning and Leadership
Lauren Rausch, Social Impact & Leadership Programs Manager


For VENUE Rental Information, contact:

Jeffrey Jordan, Director of External Events
E-mail: rentals@sandiegosymphony.org