Managing Director/CEO
Meghan Pressman
Producing Director
Douglas C. Baker*

Artistic

Artistic Team
Lindsay Allbaugh*
Tyrone Davis
Neel Keller*
Kelley Kirkpatrick*
Associate Artists
Matthew Bourne
Casey Nicholaw
Phylicia Rashad
Anna D. Shapiro
Paula Vogel
CTG Creative Collective
Luis Alfaro
Culture Clash (Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza)
Elephant Room (Steve Cuiffo, Trey Lyford and Geoff Sobelle)
Lars Jan
Daniel Alexander Jones
Miwa Matreyek
Dominique Morisseau
Kristina Wong
Commissioned Artists
David Adjmi (Fadiman)
Luis Alfaro
Jon Robin Baitz
Steve Cuiffo
Lisa D’Amour
Will Eno (Fadiman)
Jennifer Haley
Aleshea Harris
Lisa Kron
Kimber Lee
Young Jean Lee
Matthew Lopez
Trey Lyford
Janine Nabers (Fadiman)
Qui Nguyen
Lynn Nottage
Marco Ramirez
Sarah Ruhl
Geoff Sobelle
Luis Valdez
Paula Vogel
Tracey Scott Wilson (Fadiman)
Karen Zacarías (Fadiman)
L.A. Writers’ Workshop Members
Jami Brandli
June Carryl
Jessica Ko
Penelope Lowder
Julie Taiwo Oni
Lisa Ramirez
Tisha Marie Reichele-Aguilera
Pia Shah
Judy Soo Hoo
DeLanna Studi
Sherwood Award Recipients, 2021
D’Lo
Mikaal Sulaiman

Executive

Deputy Managing Director
Camille Schenkkan*
Executive Assistant to the Managing Director/CEO
Eric Seppala*
Staff Programs Manager
A’raelle Flynn-Bolden
Advancement Strategy, Special Events and Leadership Consulting
Lynne Gugenheim

Education & Community Partnerships

Arts Education Initiatives Director
Traci Kwon*
Community Partnerships Director
Jesus Reyes*
Creative Workforce Initiatives Director
Nico Rosario
Program Manager
Aurora Ilog
Digital Learning Manager
Courtney Clark
EDUCATION & COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS COORDINATOR
Meighan La Rocca
Teaching Artists
Estela Garcia
Debra Piver
Christine Breihan
Zachary Brown
Ramy El-Etreby
Aja Houston
Johnathon L. Jackson
Carene Rose Mekertichyan
Mara Palma
Tara Ricasa
Jessica Volpi

Management and Administration

General Manager
Nausica Stergiou*
Ahmanson Theatre Presentations Manager
Eric Sims*
Associate General Manager
Katie Soff*
General Management Associate
Jeffrey Upah*
Company Manager
Kiara Bryant
Assistant Company Manager
Adrienne Knight

Production

Director of Production
Joe Hamlin*
Production Managers
Krystin Matsumoto
Associate Production Manager
Katie Chen
Assistant Production Manager
Beonica Bullard
Production Coordinator
Cambria Chichi

Head Carpenter (Ahmanson Theatre)
Shawn Anderson
Head Properties (Ahmanson Theatre)
Scott Lucas
Head Electrician (Ahmanson Theatre)
Jared Batty
Head Sound (Ahmanson Theatre)
Robert Smith*
Head Fly Rail (Ahmanson Theatre)
Shane Anderson
Wardrobe Supervisor (Ahmanson Theatre)
Michael Gardner*
Hair and Make-up Supervisor (Ahmanson Theatre)
Mary Borgia
House Manager (Ahmanson Theatre)
Christine L. Cox*

Head Carpenter (Mark Taper Forum)
Emmet Kaiser
Head Properties (Mark Taper Forum)
Mary Romero
Head Electrician (Mark Taper Forum)
Aaron Staubach*
Head Sound (Mark Taper Forum)
Christian Lee
Wardrobe Supervisor (Mark Taper Forum)
Loretta Bussen
House Manager (Mark Taper Forum)
Linda Walker*

Stage Supervisor (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Zane Wayneright
Head Sound (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Matthew Colleran
Wardrobe Supervisor (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Madeline Schumacher
Technical Director
Chad Smith*
Assistant Technical Director
Chloe Joy
Bradley Wehrle
Shop Coordinator
Eduardo Fernandez-Bauman
Prop Director
Merrianne Nedreberg*
Associate Prop Director
Kate Reinlib
Assistant Prop Director
Eric Babb
PROP COORDINATOR
Angelene Storey
PROP CARPENTER
Raul Vega Martinez
Prop Apprentice
Catherine Chapman
Costume Director
Rashon Wilson
Costume Shop Manager
Whitney Oppenheimer
RESIDENT ASSISTANT COSTUME DESIGN ASSISTANTS
Caylyn Dabney
Ashphord Jocaway

Operations

Operations & Facilities Director
Peter Wylie
Kirk Douglas Theatre Manager
Chase Anderson-Shaw
Facilities Manager
Christian Taylor
Facilities Associate
Niki Armato
Facilities Assistants
Julio A. Cuellar
Facilities Coordinator
Vanessa De Loera
Operations Supervisor
Jasmine Braff
Operations Assistant
Curt Gavin
Lead Covid Compliance Officer & Testing Coordinator
Liv Scott
COVID COMMUNICATION MANAGER
Nicole Heskin
COVID Compliance Officers
Sebastian De la Paz
Guadalupe Garcia
Jennifer Haldeman
Denise Kha
Craig Lawrence
Pat Loeb
Simon Martin
Sati Thyme

Finance, Information Technology, and Human Resources

Chief Financial Officer
Cheryl Shepherd
Director of Finance and Technology
Sarah Sturdivant
Controller
Suzanne Brown
Assistant Controller
Denice Behdad
Payroll Manager
Jessica Hernandez
Senior Staff Accountant
Nakisa Aschtiani
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Anahita Ashrafipour
Accounts Payable Supervisor
Xochitl Ramirez
Payroll Specialist
Juan Martinez
Accounting Assistant
Kerry Larick

Director of Business Applications
Tom Megale
Tessitura & Web Administration Director
Janelle Cabrera Torres
Digital Product Manager
Joey Solano
Help Desk Support
Chima Omeaku
Tessitura & IT Support
Cris Spacca*

Director of Human Resources
Jody Horwitz*
HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST
Cristina Torres

Auditor
Moss Adams
Legal Counsels
Michael C. Donaldson, Lisa A. Callif
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Institutional Advancement

Director of Institutional Advancement
Sarah Sullivan
Director of Major and Planned Gifts
Ricky Carter
Director of Special Events
Michael Chavez
Director of Annual Fund and Operations
Ashley Tierney
Associate Director of Institutional Grants
Paula Matallana
Associate Director, Gift Accounting & Research
Vanessa Wheeler
Major Giving Officer
Elizabeth DelloRusso
Individual Giving Officer
Nicole Scipione*
Individual Giving Officer
Katelyn Urgo
Telefunding Manager
Mike Ratterman
Grants Manager
Wendy Hui
Donor Stewardship & Communications Coordinator
Olivia Berumen
Donor Liason & Institutional Advancement Assistant
Alice Pelayo
Advancement Events Associate
Julia Eliseeva
Advancement Operations Assistant
Gracelyn Sweeney
Gift Accounting & Data Analyst
Morgan Thomas
TEMPORARY IA COORDINATOR
Earl Klasky
Donor Advisors
Al Berman*
Vartan Merjanian
Benjamin Schwartz
Paul Vitagliano
Advancement Intern
Katie Hayhurst

Communications

Institutional Communications Director
Brett Webster
ASSOCIATE EDITORIAL DIRECTOR
Jessica Doherty
Communications Coordinator
Bobby Martinez
Publicist
Courtney Heimbuck
JUNIOR PUBLICIST
Lindsay Johnston

Marketing

Director of Marketing
Deborah Warren
Deputy Marketing Director
Garrett Collins
Associate Director, Advertising & Creative Content
Emyli Gudmundson
Associate Director, Marketing Operations
Candice Walters
Senior Manager, Marketing Events & Partnerships
Kiyomi Emi
Manager, CRM & Email Marketing
Devany Harden
Marketing Associate
Katharine Means
SOCIAL MEDIA ASSOCIATE
Marcy Paniagua
Marketing Coordinator
Jillian Moore
Social Media Intern
Shania Maestrado
Media Planning
Caroline Thompson/Impact123

Art and Design Director
Deanna McClure
Senior Design Manager
Irene T. Kaneshiro*
Digital Content Producer
Javier Vasquez
Senior Designers
Tara Nitz
Sandi Silbert

Ticket Sales and Services

Ticket Sales Director
Shawn Robertson*
Senior Manager, Ticket Operations
Skypp Cabanas*
Ticket Operations Coordinator
Tintin Nguyen
Senior Manager, Account Sales
Michael Zoldessy

Audience and Subscriber Services Director
Sandy Czubiak*
Audience Services Supervisors
Jennifer Baker*
Cheryl Hawker*
Audience Services Assistant
Jonathan Flores
Audience Services/Group Sales Associate
Michael Espinosa
Gary Holland

Audience Services Representatives
Kimberly Arencibia
Vicki Berndt
David Betancourt
Clay Bunker
Paul Cuen
Frank Ensenberger
Daniel Garcia
Michael Munoz
Felipe Roque
Samuel Roque
Jurgen Santos
Michelle Sov
Christian Unger
Donor Associates
Jessica Abromavich
Justine Perez*

Subscriber Services Supervisor
Danuta Siemak*
Subscriber Services Asst. Supervisor
Christina Gutierrez*
Subscriber Services Senior Representative
Ligia Piste*
Peter Staloch*

Box Office Treasurer
Sarah K. Gonta*
1st Assistant Treasurers
Angelica Carbajal*
Michael Valle*
2nd Assistant Treasurers
Kaitlyn Galvez
Keana Jackson
Richard Rubio
Outbound Sales Partner
SD&A Teleservices, Inc.

*On staff for 10+ years.