Harris Theater Board & Staff

Board of Trustees

Officers

James L.  Alexander, Chairman
Caryn Harris, Vice Chair
Alexandra Nichols, Vice Chair
Mary Kay Sullivan, Vice Chair
Elizabeth Hartigan Connelly, Treasurer
Peter M. Ellis, Secretary
Michael Tiknis, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols President and Managing Director Endowed Chair

Trustees

John W. Ballantine
Lee Blackwell Baur
Paul S. Boulis
Sunny Chico
Louise Frank
Sandra P. Guthman, Past Chairman
Joan W. Harris, Past Chairman
Christine N. Evans Kelly
Deborah A. Korompilas
Merrillyn J. Kosier                                                                                                                     
Mac MacLellan
Zarin Mehta
P Douglas McKeen
Sarah Solotaroff Mirkin
Judith Neisser
Kenneth R. Norgan
Abby McCormick O’Neil, Past Chairman
Jason Palmquist, Ex-Officio
Ricardo T. Rosenkranz
Patrick Sheahan
David Snyder
Jeffrey D. Steele
Robin S. Tryloff
Marilyn Fatt Vitale
Elliot Weissbluth
Dori Wilson
Maria Zec

Life Trustees

Peter M. Ascoli
Cameron S. Avery
Marshall Field
James J. Glasser
Harrison I. Steans

Executive Staff
Michael Tiknis, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols President and Managing Director Endowed Chair 

Steve Abrams, Executive Vice President and General Manager
Cheryl Mendelson, Executive Vice President of External Affairs
Laura Hanssel, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Administration

Lori Dimun, Director of Operations and Production
Emily Macaluso, Operations Coordinator
Dawn Wilson, Technical Coordinator
Meghan McNamara, Manager of Community Engagement & Partnerships
Jake Anderson, Assistant to the President & Managing Director
Pradeep Nair, Finance & Accounting Manager
Derek Raridon, Staff Accountant

Production

Andy Principe, Master Carpenter
Jeff Rollinson, House Flyman
Jeffrey Kolack, Property Master
Don Dome Jr., House Audio Engineer
Kevin Sullivan, Master Electrician

Development

Jodi Kurtze, Director of Campaign & Major Gifts
Julie Eskind, Donor Relations & Annual Giving Manager
Catherine Miller, Manager of Corporate & Foundation Relations
Elizabeth Halajian, Campaign & Major Gifts Coordinator
Emma Palermo, Development Assistant

Marketing

Kelly Degenhart, Director of Sales & Marketing
Matt de la Peña, Director of PR & Communications
Elizabeth Ress, Sales & Marketing Manager
Natalie Drogos, Digital Communications & Design Coordinator

Ticketing Services

Gregg Brody, Box Office Treasurer

Facilities

Doug Gorzycki, Facilities Engineer
Damion Baskin, Facilities Staff
Herbert Carter, Facilities Staff
Samuel Felton, Facilities Staff
Shawn Robinson, Facilities Staff
Lashawn Whitehead, Facilities Staff

Front of House

Lucas Kastning, Concessions Manager
Phil Loconsole, Security Manager
Hillary Pearson, House Manager
Melaney Reed, Saints Coordinator
The Saints, Volunteer Usher Corps


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