Leadership

Artistic Leadership

Paul Watkins
Artistic Director

Staff

Maury Okun
President
okun@art-ops.org

Jennifer Laredo Watkins
Director of Artistic Planning

Development

BethAnne Kunert
Development Officer
kunert@art-ops.org

Sofia Carbonara
Institutional Giving Associate
Carbonara@art-ops.org

Kameron Sheffield
Development
sheffield@art-ops.org

Marketing

Bridget Favre
Director of Marketing
Favre@art-ops.org

Priya Mohan
PR and Marketing Associate
mohan@art-ops.org

Kevin Starnes
Multi-Media Marketing Associate

 

Events and Operations

Chloe Tooson
Artistic Operations Manager
Tooson@art-ops.org

Sabrina Rosneck
Arts Adminstration Associate
rosneck@art-ops.org

Gramm Drennen
Development Associate
Drennen@art-ops.org

Finance

Triet Huynh
Controller
huynh@art-ops.org

Board of Directors

Chairs

Virginia and Michael Geheb, Board Chairs
Virginia is a retired opera education teacher
Michael is Senior Consulting Director, IBM-Watson Health

Marguerite Munson Lentz
Retired Attorney, Bodman PLC

Janelle McCammon & Raymond Rosenfeld
Janelle is a retired development professional
Raymond is a Retired Professor, Eastern Michigan University

Kathleen Block
Volunteer

Nicole Braddock
Nicole is a Store Director at Tappers Diamonds & Fine Jewlery

Cathleen Corken
Retired Assistant U.S. Attorney

Frederick Morsches and Kareem George
Frederick is Chief Community Officer, Honigman LLP
Kareem is Founder and Principal, Culture Traveler LLC

Christine Goerke
Soprano

Robert D. Heuer
Partner at Guy Hurley, LLC

Michael Leib
Retired Attorney, Madden Hauser

Judith Greenstone Miller
Partner, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C.

Gail and Ira Mondry
Gail is a private and group yoga instructor
Ira is a Principal of MGroup

Bridget and Michael Morin
Bridget is a Special Education Consultant in the Macomb County Intermediate School District
Michael is President of Yaffe & Company

Sandra and Claude Reitelman
Sandra is an arts administrator and co-founder of Cabaret 313
Claude is a retired pediatric urologist

Randolph Schein
Investor

Franziska Schoenfeld
Retired dentist

Lauren Smith
Owner and Interior Designer, Your Space Refined

Jill and Steven Stone
Jill is an amateur pianist
Steven owns Stone Soap Company, Inc.

Everton Swearing and Arthur White
Everton is Director of Sales, Vitesco Technologies
Arthur is Director of External Affairs at Michigan Opera Theatre

Michael Turala
Account Executive, DXC Technology

Benson Woo
Private equity CFO and board director

Gwen and Evan Weiner
Gwen is a civic volunteer.
Evan is COO of Edw. C. Levy Co

Advisory Board

Rachel & Billy Ben Baumann
Dr. Baumann us a retired pathologist. Rachel is a retired musician.

Laurence Biehl
Mr. Biehl is a volunteer.

Aviva & Dean Friedman
The Friedman’s own Real Integrated, an advertising agency.

Patricia Galacz
Mrs. Galacz is a volunteer.

Maria & Ron Hewson
The Hewson’s are building contractors.

Maureen & Frank Jerneycic
Frank is a retired CFO. Maureen is a volunteer.

Nancy Olin
Nancy Olin is the retired owner of Olin Securities.

Stephanie and Richard Ranney
Stephanie is the owner of a web hosting/design company and Richard is a Senior Manager with Capgemini.

Carolyn Ross
Ms. Ross is a volunteer.

Alan Schwartz
Mr. Schwartz is an attorney.

Lauren Smith

 

Melodie & Alan Solway
Dr. Solway is an ophthalmologist and Ms. Solway is an attorney.

Ex-Officio Members

Fr. Mark Brauer
Pastor, St. Hugo of the Hills.

Cantor Rachel Gottlieb Kalmowitz
Ms. Kalmowitz is the Cantor at Temple Beth El.

Rev. Msgr. Anthony Tocco
Rev. Msgr. Tocco is one of the founders of the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival and is the Pastor at St. Hugo of the Hills.

Rabbi Mark Miller
Senior Rabbi at Temple Beth El.

Maury Okun
Mr. Okun is the President of the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, ArtOps, and Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings.

John Sittard
Director of Music, St. Hugo of the Hills

Trusteee Advisory Committee

Cecilia Benner

Linda & Maurice Binkow

Cindy & Harold Daitch

Lillian Dean

Afa Dworkin

Adrienne & Herschel Fink

Jackie Paige & David Fischer

Barbara & Paul Goodman

Barbara Heller

Fay B. Herman

William Hulsker

Rayna Kogan

Nan Olin

Shannon Orme

Martha Pleiss

Kristin Ross

Marc Schwartz

Josette Silver

Isabel & Lawrence Smith

Kimberley & Victor Talia

James Tocco

Beverly & Barry Williams