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Count Basie Center for the Arts

99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701
732.224.8778 (Office) · 732.842.9000 (Box Office)

The Count Basie Center for the Arts is a nonprofit corporation organized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The day to day operations of the theater are administered by a professional staff, according to policies and direction established by the Board of Trustees, which is comprised of civic and community leaders who volunteer their time and receive no compensation for their efforts. | For job opportunities, click here.

Executive Board

Tom Widener
Stephen Cutler
Vice Chairman of Operations
Jeremy Grunin
Vice Chairman of Development

Mark Hogan
Stuart Alderoty

Michael Parent
Maggie Riker
Human Resources Chair
Adam Philipson
President & Chief Executive Officer, Ex Officio

Board of Trustees

Harry Agnostak
Mitch Ansell
Peter Ardolino
Tom Bernard
Sarah Bradley
Michael Bruno
Lillian Burry
Robert Chandler
Craig Cummings
Mollie Giamanco
Beth Giannotto

Lauren Goldfarb
Yvonne Grayson
Marta Gutierrez
Robin Klein
Marshall Knopf
Mark Landesman
Judi Marrus
Mario Monello
Mark Rohl
Peter T. Roselle

Matthew J. Saker
Philip Scaduto
Steven M. Schultz
Pat Scire
Peter B. Seligman
Karen Siciliano
Richard Spengler
Carol Stillwell
Darrell Lawrence Willis
Kaye Wise
Edward J. Zipprich

Board of Advisors

Steve Bidgood • David Cooner • Faith and Warren Diamond • John E. Ekdahl • Vin Gopal • Tim Hogan • Joseph Kyrillos • Brian Leddin
Russell J. Lucas • Ed McKenna • Raymond Moser • Nancy Mulheren • Paul Nicholson • Jamie Price • Chip Schulz • Patti Scialfa-Springsteen
David A. Springsteen • Larry Sykoff • Maureen Van Zandt • Steven Van Zandt • Ira Walker • Hugh Ward • Al Weiss



Adam Philipson
Chief Executive Officer
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Kim Mason
Executive Assistant
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Ann Marie Keenan
Human Resources Director
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Maria Sorensen
Vice President of Development
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Kelly Schmidt
Sponsorship Manager
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Jamie Ferlanti
Director of Special Events
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Victoria Joel
Development Assistant
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Karen Franklin
Chief Financial Officer
& Vice President of Finance
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Antoinette Koski
Finance Coordinator
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Cassandra Worman
Finance Associate
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Angela Stern
Finance Assistant
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Jonathan E. Vena
Vice President, Marketing
& Public Relations
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Andrew Musser
Creative Director
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Kayla Prendergast
Marketing Manager
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Caileigh Nerney
Graphic Designer
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Alexandra M. Morris
Video Content Producer


Izzy Sackowitz
Executive Vice President
& General Manager
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Joe Pulito
Senior Director of Operations
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Andrea Seeley
Operations Coordinator
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Mike Jacoby
Technical Director
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Chris Lomazzo
Facilities Director
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Cory Minervini
House Manager
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Mary Hill
Assistant House Manager
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Pat Stephens
Assistant House Manager
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Marion Fuget
Merchandise Manager
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Roy McCurdy
Custodial Supervisor
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Art Veglia
Bar Manager
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Yvonne Lamb Scudiery
Vice President, Education
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Samantha Giustiniani
Senior Director of Education
& Outreach
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Sue Brennan
Education Assistant
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Jennifer Tardibuono
Arts Education &
Outreach Associate / Monmouth Conservatory Administrator
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Rachel Repole
Education Associate

Jessica O’Brien
Education Associate/Teaching Artist


Marjorie Enerson
Sherri Ehrlich
Bruce Gallipani
Samantha Giustiniani
Anthony Greco
Joan Kilcommons
Steve Koumoulis
Deb Lyons
Corey Andrew Markowitz
Jacqueline Fisher
Vincent Mottern
Joe Muccioli
Robin Oddo
Michael O’Keeffe
Lori Olson
Michael Sarin
Chris Sabol
Christopher Schwartz
Yvonne Scudiery
Zac Silva
Christopher Tomaino
Bruce Williams
Thomas “Ryan” Ward


Yolande Ruggiero
Box Office Manager
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Catherine Cahill
Assistant Box Office Manager
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Carly Brach
Laurie Dalton
Rachel Hamm
Amanda Hands
Noelle Martines
Jessica McGovern
Jessica McLaughlin
Lindsey Nelson
Donna Lee Peger
Elizabeth Taher
Jared Warnke