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   Malia Arguello
Production and Stage Manager Emily Burst
Artistic Coordinator   Kevin Kerr
Orchestra Personnel Manager   Damien Shindelman
Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager   Karen Bea
Head Librarian Heather Jackson
Assistant Librarian   Grant Johnson
Education & Community Engagement   education@phoenixsymphony.org
Director of Education 
& Community Engagement
  Valerie Bontrager
Education Assistant   Ben Baer
Development   development@phoenixsymphony.org
Chief Development Officer Ron Fredman
Vice President of Development Tammy Rocker
Major Gifts Officer Terri Gaines
Major Gifts Officer Rex Albright
Annual Fund Manager
Elizabeth Walton
Special Events Consultant Louann Phillips
Development Assistant
Catherine Vitek
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
Patron Services Assistant Manager   Ignacia Conchas 
Group Sales Manager   Tom Cronin
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
Finance   finance@phoenixsymphony.org 
Director of Finance   Kelly Thomas Dwyer
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