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 Vice President and COO   Alison Johnston
Special Assistant to Administration and Development   Elisha Leyva
   
Symphony Operations   operations@phoenixsymphony.org
General Manager   Jeff Hunsinger
Production and Stage Manager   Malia Arguello
Manager of Artistic Planning   Matthew Feldman
Orchestra Personnel Manager   Damien Shindelman
Head Librarian   Heather Jackson
Assistant Librarian   Chris Skyles
Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager   Karen Bea
 
Education & Community Engagement   education@phoenixsymphony.org
Director of Education 
& Community Engagement
  Valerie Bontrager
Education Assistant   Ben Baer
 
Development   development@phoenixsymphony.org
Associate Vice President of Development   Loren Bouchard, CFRE
Manager of Major Gifts   Gina Irons, CFRE
Development Associate   Taylor Buxbaum
 
Marketing & Public Relations   publicrelations@phoenixsymphony.org
Associate Director of Marketing   Barry Halvorson
Marketing & Public Relations Assistant   Laurel Cano
 
Strategic Initiatives  
Director of Strategic Initiatives   Todd Vigil
Tessitura Application Specialist   Michelle Usadel
 
Finance    finance@phoenixsymphony.org 
Director of Finance    Kelly Dwyer
Accounting Manager
  Monique Newman
Accounting Assistant   Cynthia Oliver
 
Patron Services   boxoffice@phoenixsymphony.org
Patron Services Manager   Amanda Citrowske
Patron Services Assistant Manager   Ignacia Conchas 
Patron Services Representative   Naomi Martinez-Goldstick
Patron Services Representative   Anna Perretta
Patron Services Representative   Juli Smith
Patron Services Representative   Melissa Malork
Patron Services Representative   Jordanna Matlock
Patron Services Representative   Hannah Raschko
 
Human Resources hr@phoenixsymphony.org
Director of Human Resources Rena Cruse, SPHR 
 
Information Systems tpsis@phoenixsymphony.org
Director of Information Systems  Randall A. Mitchell 
  publicrelations@phoenixsymphony.org