BOARD AND STAFF

 

PORTLAND OPERA BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Officers

David O'Brien - PRESIDENT [2007-15] Senior Vice President - Stancorp Financial
Jeff Thede - PAST PRESIDENT [2009-15] Managing Partner - Thede Culpepper Moore LLP
Greg Hinckley - VICE PRESIDENT [2010-15] President - Mentor Graphics
Kay Abramowitz - VICE PRESIDENT [2011-15] Attorney - Ater Wynne
Carol Mangan - TREASURER [2012-15] Executive Vice President - Umpqua Bank
Diana Harris - SECRETARY [2009-15] Retired - Intel
   

Directors

  
   
Arleen Barnett   [2014 - 2017] VP of HR, Diversity & Inclusion - PGE
Brent Barton  [2010-16] Attorney - The Barton Law Firm
Marilyn Crilley [2013-16] Retired - Hewlett-Packard
Matthew Essieh  [2010-16] President & CEO - EAI Information Systems
Connie Gougler [2014-17] Director of Marketing - iovation Inc.
Matthew Haller [2012-15] Entrepreneur
Robert K. Haley [2014-17] President - Advanced Wealth Management
Jamey Hampton [2013-16] Artistic Director - BodyVox
Dolores Leon, MD [2012-15] Retired Anesthesiologist & Community Volunteer
Callie Pappas [2013-16] VP & Chief Compliance Officer - Schnitzer Steel
Ruth Poindexter [2012-15] Community Volunteer
George Rowbottom [2013-16] Community Volunteer
David Sly  [2011-17] President - Ideba Marketing
William Sweat  [2010-16] Owner - Winderlea Winery & Vineyard
Curtis T. Thompson, M.D.  [2011-17] President - CTA Labs
   
   

PORTLAND OPERA STAFF

  
Christopher Mattaliano, General Director  
George Manahan, Music Director  
   
ADMINISTRATION  
   
Valeria I. Ramirez, Chief Operating Officer  
Maureen Beaudry, Controller  
James Robbins, Systems & Operations Manager  
Lynne Creary, Disbursements Specialist  
Yvonne Megrath, Executive Administrative Coordinator  
Mark Twohy, Facility Manager  
Hilari Price, Receptionist  
   
DEVELOPMENT  
   
Sue Dixon, Director of Development  
Scot Burckhardt, Corporate & Institutional Giving Officer  
Lacey Rowberg, Major Gifts Officer  
Amy Williams, Donor Relations Officer  
Kim Lundin, Development Associate  
   
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS  
   
Mark Tiarks, Director of Marketing & Communications
Tracy Wenckus, Associate Director of Marketing & Director of Broadway Marketing
Casey McDermott, Group & Corporate Sales Manager
Ingrid Arnett, Marketing and Communications Manager
Julia Taylor, Broadway Marketing Assistant
Jen Wechsler, Opera Marketing Coordinator
 
ARTISTIC OPERATIONS
 
Clare Burovac, Director of Artistic Operations
Alexis Hamilton, Manager of Education & Outreach
Nicholas Fox, Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor
Bob Kingston, Resident Historian and Lecturer
Bianca Rios, Artistic Operations Assistant
 
SALES & CUSTOMER SERVICE
 
Christopher Hyink, Director of Sales & Customer Service
Eric Steinhauser, Box Office Manager
Linda Pownall, Box Office Assistant Manager
Michael Brumage, Customer Service Representative
Elizabeth Jacobs, Senior Sales Representative
 
PRODUCTION
 
Laura Hassell, Director of Production
Jonathan "Bearclaw" Hart, Technical Director
Liz Bonnett, Assistant Technical Director
Cindy Felice, Properties Supervisor
Elizabeth Spottswood, Production Coordinator
Carla E. Jimenez, Assistant Stage Manager
Jon Wangsgard, Assistant Stage Manager
Jim Sisemore, Warehouse Manager
Frances Britt, Costume Shop Manager
Debra Bruneaux, Cutter/Draper
Jason Bray, First Hand/ Stitcher
Patti Witherite, Stitcher