Administration & Staff


    Mark Niehaus, President & Executive Director, Michael and Jeanne Schmitz Chair
    Susan Loris, Executive Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Charles A. Krause Chair
    Bret Dorhout, Vice President of Artistic Planning & Operations
    Catherine Kiekhofer, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President, Finance & Administration
    Caitlin Gent, Executive Assistant & Board Liaison


    Karli Larsen, Director of Development Operations
    Maggey Oplinger, Director of Community Partnerships
    Shannon Rolbiecki, Director of Campaign and Leadership Gifts
    Nate Adams, Individual Giving Manager
    Dawn Baity, Development Communications Manager
    Celeste Baldassare, Campaign Manager
    Heidi Gempeler, Events Manager
    William Loder, Annual Fund Manager
    Tracy Migon, Development Systems Manager
    Daniel Petry, Campaign Gift Officer 
    Michael Rossetto, Individual Giving Manager
    Elida Wiebe, Development Associate 


    Rebecca Whitney, Director of Education
    Michelle Pehler, ACE and Education Manager
    Hannah Esch, Education Coordinator


    Theresa Coleman, Controller


    Erin Kogler, Director of Communications
    Jennifer Samuelson, Director of Marketing
    Al Bartosik, Marketing Coordinator
    Adam Cohen, Patron Systems Manager
    Elizabeth Eckstein, Print Coordinator & Assistant Designer
    Luther Gray, Patron Services Manager
    Marie Holtyn, Patron Services Assistant
    Kathryn Reinardy, New Media Manager
    Joseph Riggenbach, Receptionist & Ticketing Assistant


    John Roloff, Director of Operations & Facilities 
    Amy Langenecker, Production Stage Manager
    Patrick McGinn, Principal Librarian, Anonymous Donor, Principal Librarian Chair
    Rip Pretát, Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager
    Emily Wacker Schultz, Artist Duty Assistant
    Jeremy Tusz, Audio & Video Producer
    Linda Unkefer, Orchestra Personnel Manager
    Tristan Wallace, Production Technical Manager 
    Christina Williams, Chorus Manager