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 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

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
Mary Maxwell, Manager of Annual Giving, BSO at Strathmore
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
Sarah Weintraub, Development Office Manager & Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Development
Sara Kissinger, Development Operations and Membership Coordinator
Emily Montano, Annual Fund Assistant

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
Larry Townsend, Education Assistant
Kay Sheppard, Education Outreach Assistant
Johnnia Stigall, Education Program Coordinator
Mollie Westbrook, Education Assistant

Dan Trahey, OrchKids Artistic Director
Nick Skinner, OrchKids Director of Operations
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
Mairin Srygley, OrchKids Site Coordinator, Highlandtown ED/MS #215
Hana MorfordOrchKids Teaching and Learning Specialist

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

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
Rika Dixon White, Director of Marketing
Derek A. Johnson, Senior Marketing Manager
Erin Ouslander, Senior Graphic Designer
Justin Gillies, Graphic Designer
Adeline Sutter, Group Sales Manager
Derek Chavis, Marketing Coordinator
Theresa Kopasek, Marketing & PR Associate
Kaila Willard, Digital Content Coordinator
Beverly Wu, Public Relations Coordinator

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