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Board and Administration

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board

Ned C. Lautenbach


C. Michael Armstrong
Nolan H. Baird, Jr.
Jay H. Baker
James R. Campbell
R. Kerry Clark
James C. Curvey
Michael E. Dougherty
David R. Drobis
Robert T. Edwards
John W. Fisher, III
Linda C. Flewelling
Eugene U. Frey
Lynne Haarlow
A. Scott Hansen
Lois D. Juliber
Lois Wertheimer Lipnik
Gerald S. Lippes
Gerri Moll
J. Leo Montgomery
Kimberly K. Querrey
John J. Remondi
Donald E. Ryks
Stephen L. Schwartz
Bruce S. Sherman
William S. Stavropoulos
Shelly A. Stayer
William C. Steere, Jr.
Joseph G. Tompkins
Timothy H. Ubben
Liza Wong
Kathleen van Bergen, ex officio

Life Director

Robert W. Morris


Myra Janco Daniels


To contact a particular department, please refer to our Contact page.

Executive Office

Kathleen van Bergen, CEO and President, John and Joanne Fisher Chair
Dianne Sponseller, Sr. Executive Assistant to CEO and President

Administrative Services

Tammy Read, Chief Administrative Officer

Business Intelligence

Gustavo Mansilla, Business Intelligence Manager
Rachel Stone, Business Intelligence Analyst

Event Services

Todd Munschauer, Food and Beverage Manager
Marcia Schultz, Asst. Food and Beverage Manager
Erin Perez, Event Services Manager
Crystal Diggs, Asst. Event Services Manager
Karen Gelinas, Event Services Supervisor

Front of House

Jeremy Tipton, House Manager
Nancy Andrews, Asst. House Manager
Elizabeth McCarty, Asst. House Manager

Human Resources

Danielle Daly, Human Resources Director
Pam Jimenez, Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Safety and Security

Brian Pray, Risk and Security Manager

Artistic Operations and Community Partnerships

David Filner, Vice President Artistic Operations

Artistic Operations

Rebecca Beavers, Co-Principal Librarian
Brian Burney, Production Manager
James Dallas, Naples Philharmonic Personnel Manager
Beth Fishbane, Co-Principal Librarian
Shannon Gallagher, Executive / Artistic Operations Assistant
Samantha Guash, Artist Services Assistant
Vincent Madonna, Artistic Operations Director
Joel Poppert, Technical Operations Director
Chelsea Walsh, Artist Services Manager
Alexa Weinberg, Artistic Operations Associate

Education and Community Partnerships

Bonnie Thayer, Director of Education and Community Partnerships
Joy Ann Lawfer, Education Coordinator
Johnathan McCann, Youth Ensembles Coordinator
Jessica Wozniak, Curator of Education

House Crew

Bruce Luh, Assistant
Brett Musick, Audio Engineer
Chris Ray, Master Carpenter
Ryan Rumberger, Master Electrician
Michael Snabley, A/V Engineer
Martin Towne, Assistant
Randy Wright, Assistant

Stagehands supplied by International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), Local 647


Tiffany Heck, Vice President Development
Denise Bealin, Sr. Major Gifts Officer
Jan Fernandez, Executive Assistant
Taylor Hill, Annual Fund Manager
Dena Liston, Sr. Major Gifts Officer


Perre Edwards, Chief Financial Officer
Peggy Thorne, Controller
Diane LeBlanc, Staff Accountant
Rebecca Metrick, Staff Accountant
Jackie Robinson, A/P Coordinator


Alex Peña, Facilities Director
Pete Peña, Electrical Plant Manager
Deibys Perez, Facilities Supervisor

Marketing and Communications

Ashley Mirakian, Vice President Marketing and Patron Engagement
Rob Curtin, Copywriter
Christine Elzinga, Sr. Graphic Designer
Jonathan Foerster, Communications Director
Jacqueline Lane, Creative Director
Poornima Moorthy, Graphic Designer
Christine Rockhold, Advertising and Group Sales Manager
Danielle Vigliotti, Promotion Manager and Buyer

Patron Services

Elise Guarino, Patron Services Director
Tom Gordon, Patron Services Manger
Steve Pedersen, VIP Concierge
Marta Phelps, Patron Services Supervisor

The Baker Museum

Frank Verpoorten, Museum Director and Chief Curator
Gisela Carbonell, Director of Curatorial Affairs
Carla Kohl, Assistant Registrar
Silvia Perea, Curatorial Research Associate
Amanda Plummer, Executive Assistant
Chris Smith, Art Handler
Jacqueline Zorn, Registrar

Artis—Naples is grateful to the 140 additional full-time, part-time and seasonal employees who make our work possible.


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