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
Larry Wiemer, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Heidi Gempeler, Board Liaison and Executive Administrator


Shannon Rolbiecki, Senior Director of Advancement
Tina Itson, Director of Institutional Giving
Karli Larsen, Director of Development Operations
Michael Rossetto, Associate Director of Individual Giving
Celeste Baldassare, Campaign Manager
Jenna DeVries, Development Associate
Nate Groonwald, Advancement Officer
Elliott King, Grants & Research Manager
Orin Larson, Individual Giving Manager
William Loder, Annual Fund Manager
Tracy Migon, Development Systems Manager
Ana Cook, Partnerships and Event Manager
Daniel Petry, Campaign Gift Officer 


Rebecca Whitney, Director of Education
Michelle Pehler, ACE and Education Manager
Hannah Esch, Concerts for Schools and Education Manager


Catherine Kiekhofer, Finance Administration
Joyce Drews, Controller
Jenny Beier, Account Payable and Payroll Accountant 


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


Françoise Moquin, Director of Orchestra Personnel
John Roloff, Senior Director of Orchestra & Facility Operations
Paul Beck, Associate Librarian
Nicole Graham, Artistic Operations Coordinator 
Amy Langenecker, Production Stage Manager
Patrick McGinn, Principal Librarian, Anonymous Donor, Principal Librarian Chair
Terrell Pierce, Operations Manager
Rip Prétat, Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager
Emily Wacker Schultz, Artist Duty Assistant
Jeremy Tusz, Audio & Video Producer
Tristan Wallace, Production Technical Manager 
Christina Williams, Chorus Manager