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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)
www.thebasie.org

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

Jeremy Grunin
Chairperson
Michael Parent
Co-Vice Chairperson
Maggie Riker
Co-Vice Chairperson

Stephen Cutler
Treasurer
SoVonna Day-Goins
Co-Secretary
Maria Maher
Co-Secretary

Robin Klein
Governance Officer
Claudia Dulac
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
Adam Philipson
President & Chief Executive Officer, Ex Officio

Board of Trustees

Stuart Alderoty
Mitch Ansell
Alison Banks-Moore
Tom Bernard
Sarah Bradley
Michael Bruno
Heather Burke
James M. Cadet
Puja Choudhry
Jerry Conaty

Craig Cummings
Mollie Giamanco
Lauren Goldfarb
Delisha Grant
Yvonne Grayson
Jason Jurgens
Steve Kaiman
Nancy Karpf
Marshall Knopf
Mario Monello
Mark Rohl

Peter T. Roselle
Matthew J. Saker
Dr. Perry Scaranni
Carol Stillwell
Fran Turner
Joe Wajda
Tom Widener
Darrell Lawrence Willis
Kaye Wise
Edward J. Zipprich

Board of Advisors

Harry Agnostak • Monmouth County Commissioner Lillian G. Burry • Faith and Warren Diamond • Beth Giannotto • Senator Vin Gopal
Tim Hogan • Senator Joseph Kyrillos, (Ret.) • Russell J. Lucas • James Marhold • Ed McKenna • Raymond Moser • Nancy Mulheren • Patti Scialfa-Springsteen
Pat Scire • Karen Siciliano • Peter Seligman • David A. Springsteen • Larry Sykoff • Maureen Van Zandt • Steven Van Zandt • Hugh Ward • Al Weiss

 


EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Adam Philipson
Chief Executive Officer & President
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Jennifer Lee
Executive Assistant/Project Coordinator
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HUMAN RESOURCES

Ann Marie Keenan
Human Resources Director
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Jazmin Graham
Human Resources Assistant
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Kevin McGee
Administrative Assistant
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DEVELOPMENT

Lysa J. Israel
Senior Director of Development
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Gabriella LaFata
Development Events Manager
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Cindy Jimenez
Membership Manager
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Kelly Schmidt
Sponsorship Manager
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Eleanor Silva
Grants Manager
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Wilma Porter
Development Database Coordinator
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Jaime Palumbo
Showtime Sales Representative

FINANCE

Karen Franklin
Chief Financial Officer
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Kitti Mosolygo
Finance Manager
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Angela Stern
Finance Coordinator – A/R
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Cassandra Worman
Finance Coordinator – A/P
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MARKETING

Jonathan E. Vena
Chief Marketing Officer
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Stefanie Moelius
Marketing Director
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Nina DeGori
Email • Social • Interactive Marketing Manager
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Andrew Musser
Creative Director
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Alexandra M. Morris
Video Content Producer

Amy Wojtowicz
Graphic Designer

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Adriana Medina Gomez
Director of Community Engagement
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PHOENIX PRODUCTIONS

James Grasum
Managing Artistic Director
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OPERATIONS

Izzy Sackowitz
Chief Operating Officer
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Andrea Morreale
Venue Operations Manager
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Alyssa Santiago
Operations Assistant
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Chris Lomazzo
Facilities Director
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Sofia Gonzalez
Maintenance Assistant

Greg Trapanese
Facilities Assistant

Michael Jacoby
Technical Director
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Kyle Santopadre
Assistant Technical Director

Greg Wilkens
Stage Manager

Charlie Christensen
Production Manager, The Vogel
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Emily Lovell
Assistant Production Manager, The Vogel

Cory Minervini
House Manager
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Chris Harrison
Assistant House Manager

Kim Kutschman
Assistant House Manager

Raphael Silva
Cinema Manager

Art Veglia
Bar Manager
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Brendan Crosby
Assistant Bar Manager

Butch Neis
Security Supervisor

Ron Neis
Security Supervisor

EDUCATION

Samantha Giustiniani
Vice President, Education
& Outreach
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Jessica O’Brien
Education Programs Manager
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Laura Petillo
Music Programs Manager
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Anthony Greco
Arts Education and Outreach Manager
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Kenya Bullock
School Programs and Partnerships Manager
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Chris Harrison
Education Associate
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EDUCATION FACULTY

Dr. B Dexter Allgood
Patrick Appello
Stephanie Bennett
Amy Beshara
Corinda Bravo
Ariana Centamore
Nicole Clark
Ralph Colombino
Marjorie Enerson
Mike Figueroa
Nicholas Filomeno
Anthony Greco
Natalie Hayes-Scott
Edward Itte
Alyssa Kiselev
Chris Klaus
Raphael Klayman
Angela Koch
Mikhail Kuchuk
Miriam Lerner
Angela Lomangino
John Luckenbill
Deb Lyons
Mark Megill
Gwen Moten
Julia Muench
Christina Nigro
Gerd Nowaczyk
Jessica O’Brien
Mike O’Keeffe
Robin Oddo
Justin Odon
Laura Petillo
Alma Philipson
George Platis
Matthew Rosen
Jarrod Scott
John Sferra
Kellie Shane
Heidi Sheehan
Don Swinchoski
Audra Talercio
Christopher Tomaino
JD Wilson

BOX OFFICE

Bobby Mack
Director, Ticketing & Venue Engagement
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Yolande Ruggiero
Box Office Manager
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BOX OFFICE REPRESENTATIVES

Natalie Bilella
Carly Brach
Lisa Cohen
Liz Long
Sydney Lowenstein
Donna Lee Peger
Kristina Z.