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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

Jeremy Grunin

Stephen Cutler
Vice Chair of Operation

Maggie Riker
Vice Chair of Development

Mark Hogan

Mitch Ansell

Michael Parent

Robin Klein
Human Resources Chair

Tom Widener
Chairman Emeritus

Adam Philipson
President & Chief Executive Officer, Ex Officio

Board of Trustees

Harry Agnostak
Stuart Alderoty
Mitch Ansell
Peter Ardolino
Tom Bernard
Sarah Bradley
Michael Bruno
Lillian Burry
Robert Chandler
Craig Cummings
Claudia Dulac

Mollie Giamanco
Beth Giannotto
Lauren Goldfarb
Yvonne Grayson
Robin Klein
Maria Maher
Marshall Knopf
Judi Marrus
Mario Monello
Mark Rohl

Peter T. Roselle
Matthew J. Saker
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 & President
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Kevin McGee


Ann Marie Keenan
Human Resources Director
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Jamie Ferlanti
Director of Special Events
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Kelly Schmidt
Sponsorship Manager
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Daryl Lynn O’Connell
Membership Manager
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Sherise J. Nash
Development Associate
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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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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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Dr. Lucy Chen
Director, Monmouth Conservatory of Music and Head of Music Programs
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Samantha Giustiniani
Senior Director of Education
& Outreach
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Sue Brennan
Education Assistant
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Jennifer Lee
Arts Education &
Outreach Associate / Monmouth Conservatory Administrator
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Rachel Repole
Education Associate

Jessica O’Brien
Education Associate/Teaching Artist


Ralph Colombino
Christine deDimas
Marjorie Enerson
Anthony Greco
Joan Kilcommons
Deb Lyons
Jacqueline Fisher
Angela Lomangino
Joe Muccioli
Robin Oddo
Michael O’Keeffe
Lori Olson
Michael Penna
Kellie Shane
Christopher Tomaino


Yolande Ruggiero
Box Office Manager
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Carly Brach
Laurie Dalton
Rachel Fitzpatrick
Amanda Hands
Noelle Martines
Jessica McGovern
Jessica McLaughlin
Donna Lee Peger
Elizabeth Taher
Nicole Totland
Jared Warnke