Steppenwolf is a community-supported company that relies on our hardworking staff and volunteers.

Anna D. Shapiro
Artistic Director

David Schmitz
Executive Director

Terry Kinney
Jeff Perry
Gary Sinise
Founders

Artistic

Jonathan Berry
Artistic Producer

Hallie Gordon
Artistic Producer and Artistic Director, Steppenwolf for Young Adults

JC Clementz
Casting Director

Polly Hubbard
Director of New Play Development

Francis Guinan,Tracy Letts, Sandra Marquez, Amy Morton, Yasen Peyankov
Artistic Associates

Greta Honold
LookOut Director

Patrick Zakem
LookOut Producer

 

Education

Megan Shuchman
Director of Education

Jared Bellot
Education Manager

John Rooney
Education and Leadership Programs Coordinator

Abhi Shrestha
Education Associate

Shelia Chapman
Education Volunteer

Peter Andersen, Jazmin Corona, Christina El Gamal, Monet Felton, Tiffany Fulson, Charles Andrew Gardner, Greg Geffrard, Cara Greene Epstein, Larry Grimm, Wilfredo Ramos, Jr., Fatima Sowe, Mara Stern, Airos Sung-En Medill
Teaching Artists

Administration

Karena Fiorenza
General Manager

LaDonna Lane
HR Director

Maria Nondorf
Finance Director

Lupe Garcia Quiles
Events Management Director

Jovito Alvarez
Finance Manager

Paul G. Miller
Office Manager

Brian Hurst
Finance Coordinator

Gabriel Alaniz
Events Management Associate

Nic Andrews
IT Administrator

 

Development

Leslie Mastroianni
Director of Development

Mercedes Rohlfs
Campaign Director

Eric Evenskaas
Senior Development Director (Dept. Concierge)

Kristy Conway
Senior Development Director

Courtney Anderson
Director of Special Events

Suzanne Miller
Individual Giving Director

Jessica Gretch
Individual Giving Manager

Max Lando
Institutional Giving Manager

Sarah Giovanetti
Special Events Coordinator

A.J. Roy
Development Coordinator

Chelsea Smith
Campaign Manager

Samantha Price
Development Associate 

Marketing, Publicity and Audience Services

Kara Henry
Director of Marketing & Communications

Erika Nelson
Senior Marketing Director

Donovan Foote
Design Director

Madeline Long
Senior Communications Director

Kevin Castillo
Digital Marketing Manager

Joel Moorman
Creative Director

Neel McNeill
Marketing and Memberships Manager

David Masnato
Graphic Designer

Maya Fazio-Siu
Marketing Assistant

Leean Torske
PR Associate

Juli Del Prete
Communications Coordinator

Tamara Tores
Interim Audience Services Director

Jimmy Freund
Audience Services Training Manager

William Benjamin
Audience Services Manager

Stephanie Heller
Audience Services Subscriptions Manager

Mike Brunlieb, Rebekah Camm
Audience Services Supervisors

Molly Layton
Group Sales Coordinator

Roseann Bishop
Membership Coordinator

Craig Barnes, Itzel Blancas, Allison Dimond, Sam Garrott, Rukmini Girish, Kenya Hall, Hanna Kime, Julia Waits, Sovannra Yos
Audience Service Associates

Audience Outreach

Brian Lee
Audience Outreach Manager

Charles Frydenberg, Greg Glomb, Marilyn Hillary, Brandi Jones
Audience Outreach Associates

Operations

Cory Jeanes
Director of Operations

Peter Van Kempen
Facilities Manager

Adrian Castro
Facilities Coordinator

David Albert, Harold Jaffe
Facilities Staff

David Barati, Padam Dhungel, Victor David, Tul Ghaley, Madan Gurung, Tika Ram Kafley, Noor Alam Islam, Harold Kripps, Mohamed Kasim, Ababe Mekonen, Aminata Talawally, Bhagirath Timsina
Custodial Staff

Audience Experience

Evan Hatfield
Director of Audience Experience

Danielle Shindler
Food and Beverage Director, Front Bar General Manager

Aaron Aptaker
Audience Experience Coordinator

Ana Cackley, David Clauson, Matthew Glenn, Jake Green, Taylor Hobart, Megan Kaminsky, Laura LoChirco, Airos Sung-En Medill, Claudia Price, Rio Raggazone, Ryan Sanders, Jessica Smith, Kaleb Tank, Havalah Teamann, Paige Ward, Mario Wolfe
Audience Experience Associates

Kate Lerner
Bar Manager

Morgan Burkey, Nick Burt, Emma Casey, Sydney Charles, Jake Drummond, Omar Dyette, Dani James, Mari Kempes, Brian Keys, Marshall Kious, Georgette Kirkendall, Walker Lee, Patty Malaney, Pat Mangan, Greg Mehl, Brandon Moorhead, Chrystle Morman, Meaghan Morris, Jack Newton, Ian Palmer, Adam Simers, Lindsay Stock, Shayla Tharp, Shannon Vogt
Front Bar Staff

Donald Coulson
Parking Manager

Angel Aguilar, Mustafa ChSam Morales, Gabriel Sanchez
Parking Staff

Production

Tom Pearl
Director of Production

Brianna Parry
Associate Production Manager

Erin Cook
Company Manager and Assistant to the Artistic Director

Claire Haupt
Production Office Coordinator

Mike Donohue
Technical Director

Chad Hain
Associate Technical Director

Lydia Strini
Draftsperson

Tom Egan
Scene Shop Supervisor

Kyle Land, Ryan Luwe, Shannon Perry, and Russell Scott
Scenic Carpenters

Zoe Shiffrin
Scenic Charge Artist

Jenny DiLuciano
Properties Director

Charles Moser
Master Properties Artisan

Emily Feder
Associate Properties Director

Jay Tollefsen
Associate Properties Director

Erin Ohland
Properties Artisan

Rick Haefele
Stage Operations Supervisor

Vanessa Gomez
Assistant Stage Operations Supervisor

Caryn Weglarz Klein
Costume Director

Daisy Lindas
Assistant Costume Director

Mae Haskins
Assistant Costume Designer

Laurel Clayson
Head Draper

Lynae Vandermeulen
Work Room Supervisor/Draper

Melissa Humbert
First Hand

Shannon Higgins
Wardrobe, Hair & Make-Up Supervisor 

Melissa Motz
Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor

Martha Wegener
Sound Supervisor

Gregor Mortis
Associate Sound Supervisor

Matthew Chapman
1700 Tech Coordinator

J.R. Lederle
Lighting Supervisor

Ernie Gomez
Master Electrician

Karen Thompson
Light Board Operator

Malcolm Ewen, Christine D. Freeburg, and Laura Glenn
Production Stage Manager

Kathleen Barrett, Elise Hausken, Mary Hungerford, Amanda Landis, and Michelle Medvin
Stage Managers

Professional Leadership Program

Carlos Enrique Arellano
Nakia Shalice Avila
Becca Brown 
Jacqueline Corte
Amy Couey
Tina El Gamal
Allison Granat
Brittney Symone Grant
Mark H.
Anthony Harden
Rachel Kennedy
JuJu Laurie
Mihika Miranda
Caleb Naugle
Reagan O'Malley
May Treuhaft-Ali
Eva Trunzo
Abigail Vass
Sarah Wallace