Our Staff

Contact a member of the staff by department e-mails or send an email to: info@phoenixsymphony.org.


President's Office president@phoenixsymphony.org
President & CEO Jim Ward
Executive Assistant Elisha Leyva
Symphony Operations operations@phoenixsymphony.org
General Manager Jeff Hunsinger
Director of Production Lana Mione Arne
Production and Stage Manager Emily Burst
Manager of Artistic Planning Alexandra Black
Artistic Coordinator Kevin Kerr
Orchestra Personnel Manager Damien Shindelman
Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager Karen Bea
Ensemble Coordinator Karen Sinclair
Head Librarian Heather Jackson
Assistant Librarian Grant Johnson
Education & Community Engagement education@phoenixsymphony.org
Director of Education  Valerie Bontrager
& Community Engagement
Development development@phoenixsymphony.org
Chief Development Officer Ron Fredman
Vice President of Development Tammy Rocker
Major Gifts Officer Rex Albright
Associate Development Officer Catherine Vitek
Grant Administrator Kimberly O'Leary
Annual Fund Manager Elizabeth Walton
Special Events Consultant Louann Phillips
Marketing & Patron Services publicrelations@phoenixsymphony.org
Chief Marketing Officer Todd Vigil
Marketing Manager Laurel Boehmer-Cano
Digital Marketing Assistant Melissa Malork
Tessitura Application Specialist Michelle Usadel
Group Sales Manager Tom Cronin
Patron Services Manager Ignacia Conchas 
Patron Services Representative Hannah Martinez
Patron Services Representative Marcel Faustin
Patron Services Representative Nayely Canales
Patron Services Representative Hannah Raschko
Patron Services Representative Daisy Finch
Patron Services Representative Adrianne Del Rosario
Finance finance@phoenixsymphony.org 
Chief Financial Officer Gary Egan
Sr. Accountant Stacey Bittner
Accounts Payable Bridget Slykerman
Human Resources hr@phoenixsymphony.org
Director of Human Resources Rena Cruse, SPHR 
Information Systems tpsis@phoenixsymphony.org
Director of Information Systems  Randall A. Mitchell