Administrative Staff



James M. Johnson
Laura Irmer
Assistant to the CEO

Orchestra Operations

Venue Operations

David Armstrong
Vice President of Operations
Kalyn Smith
Senior Event Manager
Jensen Swaim
Operations Coordinator
Alissa Britigan
Event Manager II
Rodney Gray
Food and Beverage Manager
Roberto Tapia
Day Porter

Artistic Administration

Ty Johnson
Senior Director, Pops Programming and Presentations
Brandy Rodgers
Senior Manager of Pops, Yuletide Celebration & SPC
Matthew Creek
Pops and Presentations Coordinator

Learning Community

Betty Perry
MYO Founder and Artistic Director Emeritus,
ISO Community Ambassador
Krystle Ford
Director, Metropolitan Youth Orchestra

Finance & IT

Adam White
Teaka Vest
Staff Accountant
Lynda Bricker
Accounts Payable Coordinator

Human Resources

Larry Baysinger
Vice President of Human Resources
Melissa M. Sanders
Human Resources Generalist & Wellness Advocate


Stephanie Hays-Mussoni
Vice President of Development
Rita Steinberg
Senior Major Gift Officer
Allison Gehl
Director of Individual Giving
Tori Ramsay
Associate Director of Individual Giving
Kyra Kissel
Donor Stewardship Associate

Marketing & Communications

Mary Ferguson
Audience Development Manager
Bennett Sanders
Senior Graphic Designer
Jen Huber
Communications Content Manager
Marianne Williams Tobias
Program Book Annotator

Patron Services

Elizabeth Whipkey
Box Office Manager
Janine Knuutila
Customer Care Representative
Kim Lynch
Customer Care Representative
McKenzie Witherell
Customer Care Representative
Lakin Schoen
Customer Care Representative