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 & General Manager
Matthew Spivey

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
John T. Verdon

Artistic Planning & Operations
Tiffany Bryan, Manager of Front of House
Patrick Chamberlain, Artistic Coordinator
Rick Gerhardt, Director of Facility Sales and JMSH Events Manager
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

Jessica Abel, Associate Director of Institutional Giving
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
Sarah Miner, Development Office Manager & Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Development
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

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

Katie Applefeld, Director of External Affairs, OrchKids
Nicholas Cohen, Director of Engagement & Civic Projects
Camille Delaney-McNeil, OrchKids Site Coordinator, Lockerman-Bundy Elementary School
Kurt Fedde, Site Coordinator, Patterson Park Charter School
Hana Morford, OrchKids Teaching and Learning Specialist
Kay Sheppard, Site Manager, Booker T. Washington Middle School for the Arts
Nick Skinner, OrchKids Director of Operations
Mairin Srygley, OrchKids Site Coordinator, Highlandtown ED/MS #215
Dan Trahey, OrchKids Artistic Director
Mollie Westbrook, OrchKids Site Coordinator, Mary Ann Winterling Elementary School

Facilities Operations
Alvin Crawley, Manager of Facilities
Bertha Dickerson, Senior Housekeeper

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
Rafaela Dreisin, Audience Development Manager
Justin Gillies, Graphic Designer
Carlos Howard, Marketing Coordinator
Julia Kirchhausen, Interim Director of PR
Theresa Kopasek, Marketing & PR Associate
Ricky O'Bannon, Writer-in-Residence
Erin Ouslander, Senior Graphic Designer
Katelyn Simon, Marketing Manager
Adeline Sutter, Group Sales Manager
Rachel Upton, Graphic Designer
Rika Dixon White, Director of Marketing
Kaila Willard, Digital Content Coordinator

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