About Administration

Administrative Staff

To reach Administrative Staff by phone, please call 410.783.8100.

President & CEO
Paul Meecham | Biography
Leilani Uttenreither, Executive Assistant

Vice President of Education & Community Engagement
Carol Bogash

Vice President of External Affairs, BSO at Strathmore
Jack Fishman

Vice President of Development
James T. Kelley, III

Vice President of Artistic Operations
Matthew Spivey

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
John T. Verdon

Artistic Planning & Operations
Nishi Badhwar, Director of Orchestra Personnel
Toby Blumenthal, Director of Rentals & Presentations 
Tiffany Bryan, Manager of Front of House
Patrick Chamberlain, Artistic Coordinator
Jinny Kim, Assistant Personnel Manager
Evan Rogers, Operations Manager
Meg Sippey, Artistic Planning Manager and Assistant to the Music Director
Shawne Zarubica, Director of Concert Operations

Development
Jessica Abel, Associate Director of Institutional Giving
Jordan Allen, Institutional Giving Coordinator
Katie Applefeld, Director of External Affairs, OrchKids
Megan Beck, Manager of Donor Engagement & Special Events
Kate Caldwell, Director of Philanthropic Planning
Sara Kissinger, Development Operations and Membership Coordinator
Mary Maxwell, Manager of Annual Giving, BSO at Strathmore
Emily Montano, Annual Fund Assistant
Stephanie MooreDirector of the Annual Fund
Joanne Rosenthal, Director of Principal Gifts & Government Relations
Alice Simons, Director of Institutional Giving
Richard Spero, Community Liaison for BSO at Strathmore
Janie Szybist, Research and Campaign Associate
Angel Terol, BSO Second Century Campaign Director
Sarah Weintraub, Development Office Manager & Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Development

Education & Community Engagement
Nicholas Cohen, General Manager, OrchKids & Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras
Annemarie Guzy, Director of Education
Alicia Kosack, Operations Manager, Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras
Kay Sheppard, Education Outreach Assistant
Johnnia Stigall, Education Program Coordinator
Larry Townsend, Education Assistant
Mollie Westbrook, Education Assistant

OrchKids
Katie Applefeld, Director of External Affairs, OrchKids
Nicholas Cohen, General Manager, OrchKids & Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras
Rafaela Dreisin, OrchKids Site Coordinator, Mary Ann Winterling Elementary School
Camille Delaney-McNeil, OrchKids Site Coordinator, Lockerman-Bundy Elementary School
Hana Morford, OrchKids Teaching and Learning Specialist
Nick Skinner, OrchKids Director of Operations
Mairin Srygley, OrchKids Site Coordinator, Highlandtown ED/MS #215
Dan Trahey, OrchKids Artistic Director

Facilities Operations
Alvin Crawley, Facilities Technician
Bertha Dickerson, Senior Housekeeper
Curtis Jones, Building Services Manager

Finance and Information Technology
Sarah Beckwith, Director of Accounting
Sophia Jacobs, Senior Accountant
Janice Johnson, Senior Accountant
Evinz Leigh, Administration Associate
Donna Waring, Payroll Accountant
Jeff Wright, Director of Information Technology

Marketing and Public Relations

Justin Gillies, Graphic Designer
Carlos Howard, Marketing Coordinator
Theresa Kopasek, Marketing & PR Associate
Erin Ouslander, Senior Graphic Designer
Adeline Sutter, Group Sales Manager
Rika Dixon White, Director of Marketing
Kaila Willard, Digital Content Coordinator

Ticket Services
Amy Bruce, Director of Ticket Services
Timothy Lidard, Manager of VIP Ticketing
Juliana Marin, Senior Ticket Agent, Strathmore
Peter Murphy, Ticket Services Manager
Michael Schultz, Senior Ticket Agent, Special Events
Michael Suit, Ticket Service Agent
Thomas Treasure, Ticket Service Agent