Administration and Staff


  • Gina Lopez, Chief Executive Officer
  • Danielle Galante, Financial Controller
  • Benjamin Mann, Director of Event Operations
  • BriAnn Guillen, HR Manager
  • Joana Sosa, Education Manager

Central Operations

  • Ernie Valverde, Facilities Director
  • Michael Wright, Information Systems Manager

Conference Center Sales

  • Karen Cleland, Director of Conference Sales
  • Terri Thomas-Fry, Sr. Catering Sales Manager
  • Coby Thompson, Sr. Catering Sales Manager
  • Jose Sanchez, Banquet and Concessions Manager
  • Eric Ybarra, Executive Chef

Front of House

  • Dale Nicole, Front of House Manager


  • Candice Cleland, Marketing and Communications Manager


  • Rokhsane Hovaida, Museum Exhibitions and Visual Arts Manager

Community Advancement

  • Ruth Kingcade, Philanthropy Manager
  • Jesse Gonzalez, Philanthropy Manager
  • Wendy Cota, Philanthropy Coordinator

Technical Production

  • Rob Collier, Director of Technical Production

Theater Operations and Sales

  • Rosemary Soto, Theater Sales Manager
  • Monica Paniagua, Theater Sales Manager
  • Emily Jardel, Performing Arts Coordinator (Studio Sales)
  • Jason Danio, Ticket Office Manager