Board & Staff

Administrative Staff

John Mangum Executive Director/CEO, Margaret Alkek Williams Chair
Pam Blaine Chief of Education and Community Engagement
Elizabeth S. Condic Chief Financial Officer
Vicky Dominguez Chief Operating Officer
Nancy Giles Chief Development Officer
Gwen Watkins Chief Marketing Officer

Alex de Aguiar Reuter, Senior Associate, Endowment & Administration
Timothy Dillow, Director, Corporate Relations
Amanda T. Dinitz, Major Gifts Officer
Zitlaly Jimenez, Annual Fund Manager
Erika Jordan, Director, Individual Giving
Madeline Morris, Development Associate, Institutional Giving
Katie Salvatore, Development Officer and Board Liaison
Martin Schleuse, Senior Manager, Development Communications
Samantha Sheats, Major Gifts Officer
Ikayani Soemampauw, Development Associate, Gifts & Records
Lena Streetman, Research Analyst
Stacey Swift, Director, Special Events
Christina Trunzo, Director, Foundation Relations

Allison Conlan, Director, Education
Rovion Reed, Associate Director, Education & Community Engagement

Jose Arriaga, IT Associate
Kimberly Cegielski, Staff Accountant
Richard Jackson, Database Administrator
Joel James, Director of Human Resources
Tanya Lovetro, Director of Budgeting and Financial Reporting
Morgana Rickard, Controller
Gabriela Rivera, Senior Accountant
Ariela Ventura, Office Manager/Human Resources Coordinator
Lee Whatley, Senior Director, IT and Analytics

Mark Bailes, Marketing Associate
Heather Fails, Manager, Ticketing Database
Kathryn Judd, Director, Marketing
Yen Le, Junior Graphic Designer
Ciara Macaulay, Creative Director
Freddie Piegsa, Front of House Coordinator
John B. Pollard II, Assistant Manager, Patron Services
Vanessa Rivera, Digital Marketing Manager
Eric Skelly, Senior Director, Communications
Paula Wilson, Digital Marketing Coordinator
Jenny Zuniga, Director, Patron Services

Lila Atchison, Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager
Carlos Andrés Botero, Musical Ambassador
Becky Brown, Director, Operations
Luke Bryson, Assistant Librarian
Stephanie Calascione, Artistic Operations Manager
Michael Gorman, Orchestra Personnel Manager
Brian Miller, Chorus Manager
Lauren Moore, Associate Director of Digital Concert Production
José Rios, Assistant Stage Manager
Lesley Sabol, Director, Popular Programming
Brad Sayles, Senior Recording Engineer
Stefan Stout, Stage Manager
Meredith Williams, Associate Director, Operations
Rebecca Zabinski, Director, Artistic Planning

President John Rydman
Chairman Steven P. Mach
Immediate Past President Janet F. Clark
Chairman Emeritus Mike S. Stude
General Counsel Paul Morico
Secretary Barbara McCelvey
Executive Director/CEO John Mangum^
Chair, Finance Barbara J. Burger
Chair, Governance and Leadership Brad W. Corson
Chair, Popular Programming Evan B. Glick
Co-Chair Development Lidiya Gold
Chair, Education Sippi Khurana
Chair, Volunteers & Special Events Mary Lynn Marks
Chair, Strategic Planning Robert Orr
Chair, Marketing and Communications Manuel Delgado
Chair, Community Partnerships Ed Schneider
Chair, Artistic & Orchestra Affairs Miles O. Smith
Chair, Audit Jesse B. Tutor

President, Houston Symphony League Leslie Siller^
President, Houston Symphony Endowment William J. Toomey II^
Immediate Past Chairman Bobby Tudor^
Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada^
Assistant Secretary Katie Salvatore^
Musician Representative Joan DerHovsepian^
Musician Representative Mark Hughes^
Musician Representative Kathryn Ladner^
Musician Representative Mark Nuccio^


Marcia Backus
Gary Beauchamp
Tony Bradfield
Bill Bullock
Barbara J. Burger
Terry Cheyney
Janet F. Clark
Lidiya Gold
William Dee Hunt
Rick Jaramillo
Sippi Khurana, M.D.
Carey Kirkpatrick
Kenny Kurtzman
Rochelle Levit, Ph.D.
Cora Sue Mach **
Steven P. Mach
Rodney Margolis**
Jay Marks **
Mary Lynn Marks
Billy McCartney
Barbara McCelvey
Paul R. Morico
Robert Orr
Chris Powers
John Rydman**
Miles O. Smith
Quentin Smith
Anthony Speier
William J. Toomey II
Bobby Tudor **
Betty Tutor **
Jesse B. Tutor **
Judith Vincent
Gretchen Watkins
Robert Weiner
Margaret Alkek Williams **


Brad W. Corson
Joan DerHovsepian
Evan B. Glick
Mark Hughes
Kathryn Ladner
John Mangum
Mark Nuccio
Andrés Orozco-Estrada
Katie Salvatore
Manuel Delgado
Ed Schneider
Leslie Siller

**Lifetime Trustee

Jonathan Ayre
Janice Barrow **
David J. Beck
James M. Bell Jr.
Devinder Bhatia, M.D.
Carrie Brandsberg-Dahl
Nancy Shelton Bratic
Terry Ann Brown**
Eric Brueggeman
Ralph Burch
Dougal Cameron
John T. Cater**
Michael H. Clark
Virginia Clark
Evan D. Collins, M.D., MBA
Brad W. Corson
Andrew Davis, Ph.D.
Denise Davis
Manuel Delgado
Tracy Dieterich
Bob Duff
Joan Duff
Jeffrey B. Firestone
Eugene A. Fong
Aggie L. Foster
Julia Anderson Frankel
Ronald G. Franklin
Evan B. Glick
Gary L. Hollingsworth
Steven Incavo, M.D.
Brian James
I. Ray Kirk, M.D.
David Krieger
Andrew Go Lee, M.D.
Ulyesse J. LeGrange**
Matthew Loden
Carlos J. López
Michael Mann, M.D.
Jack Matzer
Jackie Wolens Mazow
Alexander K. McLanahan**
Marilyn Miles
Shane A. Miller
Aprill Nelson
Tammy Tran Nguyen
Leslie Nossaman
Scott Nyquist
Edward Osterberg Jr.
David Pruner
Gloria G. Pryzant
Miwa Sakashita
Manolo Sánchez
Ed Schneider
Christian Schwartz
Dilanka Seimon
Helen Shaffer**
Robert B. Sloan, D.D., Theol.
Jim R. Smith
Mike S. Stude **
Ishwaria Subbiah, M.D.
L. Proctor (Terry) Thomas III
Shirley W. Toomim
Margaret Waisman, M.D.
Fredric A. Weber
Mrs. S. Conrad Weil
Vicki West
Steven J. Williams
Frank Wilson
David J. Wuthrich
Ellen A. Yarrell
Robert Yekovich


John S. Cisneros
Kusum Patel
Jessie Woods

**Lifetime Trustee

Houston Symphony Endowment

William J. Toomey II, President
David Krieger
James Lee
Lynn Mathre
Jerome Simon
Scott Wise

An endowed fund can be permanently established within the Houston Symphony Society through a direct contribution or via a planned gift such as a bequest. The fund can be designated for general purposes or specific interests.

For more information, please contact: Alex de Aguiar Reuter, Senior Associate, Endowment & Administration, at or 713.337.8532.

Accenture (Andersen Consulting) Fund
AIG American General Fund
M.D. Anderson Foundation Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Philip Bahr Fund
Janice H. & Thomas D. Barrow Fund
Ronald C. Borschow Fund
The Brown Foundation Guest Pianist Fund
The Brown Foundation’s Miller Outdoor Theatre Fund in memory of Hanni & Stewart Orton
Margarett & Alice Brown Endowment Fund for Education
Lawrence E. Carlton, M.D. Endowment Fund for Youth Programs
Jane & Robert Cizik Fund
The Janet Clark Fund
Cooper Industries, Inc. Fund
The Cullen Foundation Maestro’s Fund
The Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts Fund for Creative Initiatives
DuPont Corporation Fund
Elkins Charitable Trust Agency Fund
The Margaret & James A. Elkins Foundation Fund
Virginia Lee Elverson Trust Fund
William Stamps Farish Fund
Dr. Kelli Cohen Fein & Martin J. Fein Fund
Richard P. Garmany Fund for the Houston Symphony League Concerto Competition
Jo A. & Billie Jo Graves Fund
George & Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation Fund
The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fund for Education Programs
General & Mrs. Maurice Hirsch Memorial Concert Fund in memory of Theresa Meyer and Jules Hirsch, beloved parents of General Maurice Hirsch, and Rosetta Hirsch Weil and Josie Hirsch Bloch, beloved sisters of General Maurice Hirsch
Houston Arts Combined Endowment Fund
The Houston Symphony Chorus Endowment Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Kaplan Fund
Ann Kennedy & Geoffrey Walker Fund
Rochelle & Max Levit Fund
Mary R. Lewis Fund for Piano Performance
Mach Family Audience Development Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Rodney H. Margolis Fund
Mr. & Mrs. J. Stephen Marks Fund
The Marks Charitable Foundation
Marian & Speros Martel Foundation Fund
Speros P. Martel Fund
Barbara & Pat McCelvey Fund
The Menil Foundation Fund
Monroe Mendelsohn Jr. Estate
George P. & Cynthia Woods Mitchell Summer Concerts Fund
Sue A. Morrison & Children Fund
National Endowment for the Arts Fund
Stewart Orton Fund
Papadopoulos Fund
C. Howard Pieper Foundation
Nancy & Robert Peiser Fund
Fayez Sarofim Guest Violinist Fund through The Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts
Selma S. Neumann Fund
Spec’s Charitable Foundation Salute to Educators Concert Fund
The Micajah S. Stude Special Production Fund
Estate of Mr. Walter W. Sapp Fund
The Schissler Foundation Fund
Mr. & Mrs. William T. Slick Jr. Fund
Dorothy Barton Thomas Fund
Bobby & Phoebe Tudor Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Jesse B. Tutor Fund
Dede & Connie Weil Fund
The Wortham Foundation Classical Series Fund endowed in memory of Gus S. & Lyndall F. Wortham
The Wortham Foundation Fund
The Alice & David C. Bintliff — Messiah Concert Fund
Mrs. Ermy Borlenghi Bonfield Fund
Mr. Lee A. Clark Fund
Gene & Linda Dewhurst Fund
Charles Engelhard Foundation Fund
Michael B. & Christine E. George Fund — to support Piano Performance Concerts
Stephen & Mariglyn Glenn Fund
Dr. Gary L. Hollingsworth & Dr. Ken Hyde Fund
Drs. M.S. & Marie-Luise Kalsi Fund
Martha Kleymeyer Fund
Mr. E. W. Long Jr. Fund
Jay & Shirley Marks Fund
Dan Feigal Prosser Fund
Rockwell Fund, Inc. Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Clive Runnells Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Matt K. Schatzman Fund
Mr. & Mrs. James A. Shaffer Fund
Texas Eastern Fund
Nancy B. Willerson
Mr. & Mrs. C. Clifford Wright Jr.

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