Staff & BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Staff

Leadership

  • Deborah Sandler Kemper, General Director and CEO, Full Bio

Administration & Finance

  • Jeffrey Walker, Chief Financial Officer
  • Danny Boteler, Controller
  • Amy Tungol, HR & Payroll Specialist
  • Melissa Roberts, Executive Assistant & Board Liaison

Artistic Administration

  • Brad Trexell, Director of Artistic Administration
  • Piotr Wiśniewski, Head of Music Staff/Chorus Master

Learning

  • Neal Long, Director of Learning
  • Emily Bridges, Manager of Learning

Production

  • Tracy Davis-Singh, Director of Production
  • Rafael Toribio, Technical Director
  • Selena Gonzalez-Lopez, Assistant Technical Director and Lighting Supervisor
  • Sarah Zsohar, Artist Services Manager

Development

  • Molly Fisher, Senior Manager of Individual Giving and Partnerships
  • Rebecca Ballinger Clark, Manager of Institutional Giving
  • Laurie Eck, Manager of Development Operations & Donor Research

Marketing & Communications

  • Gregory Campbell, Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Amanda Schuster, Senior Manager of Ticketing and Patron Services
  • Emily Stott, Manager of Marketing Operations and Social Media
  • Enrique Zabala, Graphic Design Specialist
  • Gabriella Swoboda, Assistant Manager of Ticketing and Patron Services
  • Madeline Cain, Ticketing and Patron Services Representative
  • Catherine Cone, Ticketing and Patron Services Representative
  • Aimee McCormack, Ticketing and Patron Services Representative
  • Josephine Meyers, Ticketing and Patron Services Representative
  • Jonathon Moldovan, Ticketing and Patron Services Representative
  • Dennis Pearson, Ticketing and Patron Services Representative
  • Brianna Volkmann, Ticketing and Patron Services Representative
  • Ellen McDonald, Publicity Consultant

Board Of Trustees

Officers

  • Anthony Durone, President
  • Richard English, Vice President
  • Scott Blakesley, Secretary
  • Mark Benedict, Treasurer

Trustees

  • Dr. Ivan Batlle
  • Richard P. Bruening
  • Tom Butch
  • Casey Claps
  • Dr. Melinda Estes
  • Michael D. Fields
  • Christina Hager
  • Kenneth V. Hager
  • Mary Leonida
  • Mira Mdivani
  • Edward P. Milbank
  • Thomas E. Nanney
  • Andrew Robb
  • Jug Stanovcic
  • Steve Taylor

Ex-Officio Members

  • Drewbie Price, Chair, Orpheus KC
  • Carmen Sabates, President, Lyric Opera Circle
  • Sharon Barry, Ball Chair, Lyric Opera Circle
  • Deanna Diebolt, Ball Chair, Lyric Opera Circle

Legal Counsel

  • Wade Kerrigan, Husch Blackwell, LLP, Counsel