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Administrative Staff


Jennifer Barlament, Executive Director
Stephanie Smith, Executive Assistant
Alvinetta Cooksey, Executive and Finance Assistant


Carol Wyatt, Executive Assistant to The Music Director & Principal Guest Conductor
Christopher McLaughlin, Manager of Artistic Administration
Jeffrey Baxter , Choral Administrator
Ken Meltzer, ASO Insider & Program Annotator
Bob Scarr, Archives Program Manager


Sameed Afghani, General Manager
Paul Barrett, Senior Production Stage Manager
Richard Carvlin, Stage Manager
Joseph Brooks, Assistant Stage Manager
Tyler Benware, Orchestra Operations Manager
Victoria Moore, Director of Orchestra Personnel
Megan Brook, Assistant Personnel Manager
Cynthia Harris, Artist Liason
Nicole Jordan, Principal Librarian
Holly Matthews, Assistant Principal Librarian
Hannah Davis, Library Assistant

Education and Community Engagement

Kaitlin Gress, Manager of Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra
Tiffany I.M. Jones, Managing Producer of Education Concerts
Ruthie Miltenberger, Manager of Family Programs
Niki Baker, Family Programs Assistant
Tyrone Webb, Manager of Education & Community Programs
Ryan Walks, Talent Development Program Manager

Marketing and Communications

Tammy Hawk, Senior Director of Communications
Adam Fenton, Director of Multimedia Technology
Robert Phipps, Publications Director
KC Commander, Digital Marketing Specialist
Elizabeth Daniell, Communications Manager
Caitlin Hutchinson, Marketing Coordinator

Sales and Revenue Management

Russell Wheeler, Senior Director of Sales and Revenue Management
Melanie Kite, Ticketing Director
Pam Kruseck, Director of Patron Experience and Season Tickets
Jesse Pace, Patron Services Manager
Christopher Stephens, Group and Corporate Sales Manager
Robin Smith, Subscription and Education Sales Assistant
Caroline Tanner, Patron Services Assistant

Atlanta Symphony Hall LIVE

Nicole Panunti, Senior Director
Clay Schell, Consultant
Natacha McLeod, Director of Marketing
Lisa Eng, Multimedia Creative Manager
Christine Lawrence, Box Office Manager
Will Strawn, Marketing Manager
Joanne Lerner, Event Coordinator/Assistant to Senior Director
Michael Tamucci, Event Coordinator

Finance and Administration

Susan Ambo, CFO, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Kimberly Hielsberg, Senior Director of Financial Planning & Analysis
Stephen Jones, Symphony Store Manager
Shannon McCown, Office Manager
April Satterfield, Controller
Brandi Reed, Staff Accountant


Grace Sipusic, Vice President of Development
Elizabeth Arnett, Director of Development
James Paulk, Annual Giving Officer
Nancy Field, Manager of Grants & Communications
William Keene, Manager of Individual Giving
Dana Parness, Individual Giving Coordinator
Terra McVoy, Manager of Development Operations