About the Center: Administration and Staff

Meet the team!


  • Jerry Van Leeuwen, Executive Director
  • Rachel Kestner, Associate Executive Director
  • Vanessa Garcia, Director of Human Resources

Central Operations

  • Ernie Valverde, Facilities Manager
  • Michael Wright, Operations Manager

Conference Center Sales

  • Karen Cleland, Director of Conference Sales
  • Terri Thomas-Fry, Sr. Catering Sales Manager
  • Coby Thompson, Sr. Catering Sales Manager

Front of House

  • Carlos Crespo, Front of House Manager


  • Josie Shepherd, Director of Marketing

Museum and Education

  • Sherehe Hollins, Director of Education
  • Beth Marino, Associate Director of Museum & Visual Arts


  • Brandon Baez, Senior Development Specialist
  • Tina Inscoe, Development Consultant/DT Media

Technical Production

  • Rob Collier, Director of Technical Production
  • Benjamin Mann, Technical Production Manager

Theater Operations and Sales

  • Julianna Crespo, Director of Performing Arts
  • Jordan Beck, Managing Producer of Theatrical Productions
  • Jeremy Scott Lapp, Artistic Director of Theatrical Productions
  • Bruce Labadie, Programming Consultant
    (brucelabadie@yahoo.com | 831.704.7435)
  • Adrian Mandujano, Event Consultant
    The Movement Brand | themvmtbrand@gmail.com
  • Lindsey Blackmon, Event Consultant

Ticket Office

  • Nancy Harper, Assistant Ticket Office Manager
  • Jason Danio, Assistant Ticket Office Manager

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