St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Administration

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Executive Team

Marie-Hélène Bernard, President and CEO
Vicki Boutwell, Vice President, Communications
Erik Finley, Vice President and General Manager
David Nischwitz, Vice President, Marketing and Audience Services
Steven Rosenzweig, Chief Financial Officer
John Easley, Interim Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer

Staff Directory

Please call 314-533-2500 to reach an SLSO staff member.


Marie-Hélène Bernard

President and Chief Executive Office

Matthew Stansfield

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

Artistic and Operations

Erik Finley

Vice President and General Manager

Margaret Bailey

Director of Operations

Brandon Bird

Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager

Katie Brill

Production Associate

Ian Kivler

Artistic Administrator

Audrey Kwong

Artistic Operations Manager

Cacia Meeks

Director of Orchestra Personnel

Susan Patterson

Manager of Symphony Chorus

Kyle Pyke

Audio Recording Engineer

Alana Weber

Artistic Operations Assistant

Education and Community Partnerships

Maureen Byrne

Associate Vice President, Education and Community Partnerships

Michelle Byrd

IN UNISON Programs Coordinator

Joseph Hendricks

Peer to Peer Leader

Jessica Ingraham

Director of Education

Nadia Maddex

IN UNISON Arts Administration Fellow

Sarah Ruddy

Early Childhood Manager and Education Coordinator

Samantha Sachtleben

Youth Orchestra Manager

Music Library

Henry Skolnick

Associate Librarian

Amanda Tallant

Assistant Librarian

Stage Crew

M. Jason Pruzin

Stage Manager

Ron Bolte, Jr.

Assistant Stage Manager (Sound)

Rick McKenna



Vicki Boutwell

Vice President, Communications

Caitlin Custer

Communications Manager

Eric Dundon

Public Relations Manager

Tim Munro

Creative Partner

Matt Rice

Video Producer

Nikki Scandalios

Communications Consultant

Marketing and Audience Services

David Nischwitz

Vice President, Marketing and Audience Services

Lesley Chaney

Marketing Analyst

Daniel Glen

Director of Creative Services

Mary Helbling

Director of Marketing

Julie Kruempel

Marketing Consultant

Brittney Leimkuehler

Assistant Box Office Manager

Maribeth McAnany

Front of House Operations Manager

Dave Moore

VIP Services Manager

Julianna Nichols

Marketing Coordinator

Alyssa Przygoda

Box Office Manager

Rachel Sennett

Digital Marketing Manager

Kelsey Templeton

Director of Hospitality and Audience Experience


John Easley

Interim Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer

Mary Balmer

Associate, Philanthropy

Anne Marie Block

Coordinator, Philanthropy Operations

Christina Cook

Director, Philanthropy Operations

Sue Crisp

Manager, Philanthropy Communications

Joe Drexelius

Director, Individual Philanthropy/Annual Fund

Laura Dwyer

Associate Director, Volunteer Programs

Kristin Lamprecht

Director, Philanthropy Stewardship and Events

Betsy Malinak

Philanthropy Consultant

Brittney McIntyre

Manager, Institutional Philanthropy

Elizabeth Niven

Senior Director of Planned Giving, Philanthropy

Lillian Pinto de Sá

Senior Director of Institutional Philanthropy

K.J. Reynolds

Philanthropy Coordinator

Molly Salky

Philanthropy Consultant

Elaine Wichmer

Director, Individual Philanthropy Major and Planned Giving


Steven Rosenzweig

Chief Financial Officer

Jay Accola

Assistant Controller

Heather Collins

Payroll and Accounting Associate

Rita Doerr

Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Jaeger


Tina Polette

Senior Accounts Payable/Payroll Associate


Cynthia Schon

Director of Facilities

Joel Bischoff

Maintenance Technician

Rob Craft

Building Engineer

Human Resources

Cathie Degler

Director of Human Resources

Carrie Hendricks

Human Resources and Benefits Specialist

Information Technology

Bob Olimpio

Director of Information Technology

Mitch AuBuchon

Network Support Technician