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Board and Administration

Board of Directors

Chair of the Board

Kimberly K. Querrey

Chair of the Executive Committee

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
Alan R. Einhorn
Jeanette Montgomery Evert
John W. Fisher, III
Linda C. Flewelling
Lynne Haarlow
David H. Hoffmann
Lois D. Juliber
Lisa H. Lipman
Lois Wertheimer Lipnik
Gerald S. Lippes
Gerri Moll
J. Leo Montgomery
John J. Remondi
Donald E. Ryks
Stephen L. Schwartz
William S. Stavropoulos
Shelly A. Stayer
William C. Steere, Jr.
Joseph G. Tompkins
Dennis Turner
Timothy H. Ubben
Jerry J. Weygandt
Liza Wong
Kathleen van Bergen, ex officio


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

Erin Perez, Event Services Manager
Crystal Diggs, Asst. Event Services Manager

Food and Beverage

Marcia Schultz, Asst. Food and Beverage Manager

Front of House

Jeremy Tipton, House Manager
Nancy Andrews, Asst. House Manager
Patricia Whalen, Asst. House Manager

Human Resources

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

Safety and Security

Joel Poppert, Safety & Security Director

Artistic Operations and Community Partnerships

David Filner, Vice President Artistic Operations

Artistic Operations

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

Education and Community Partnerships

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

House Crew

Bruce Luh, Master Carpenter
Larry McDonald, Assistant
Brett Musick, Audio Engineer
Ryan Rumberger, Master Electrician
Michael Snabley, A/V Engineer
Martin Towne, Assistant

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


Tiffany Heck, Vice President Development
Denise Bealin, Sr. Major Gifts Officer
Taylor Hill, Annual Fund Manager
Dena Liston, Sr. Major Gifts Officer
Sloan Bayse, Development and Membership Coordinator


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

Marketing and Communications

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

Patron Services

Elise Guarino, Patron Services Director
Tom Gordon, Patron Services Manager
Steve Pedersen, VIP Concierge
Marta Phelps, Asst. Patron Services Manager

The Baker Museum

Frank Verpoorten, Museum Director and Chief Curator
Gisela Carbonell, Director of Curatorial Affairs
Silvia Perea, Curatorial Research Associate
Chris Smith, Art Handler

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


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