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

Leelai Demoz
Associate Artistic Director

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

Kenya Hall
Artistic & Literary Coordinator

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, Monet Felton, Tiffany Fulson, Charles Andrew Gardner, Greg Geffrard, Cara Greene Epstein, Larry Grimm, Wilfredo Ramos, Jr., Fatima Sowe, Mara Stern and Airos Sung-En Medill
Teaching Artists

Administration

Karena Fiorenza
General Manager

LaDonna Lane
HR Director

Maria Nondorf
Finance Director

Jovito Alvarez
Finance Manager

Paul G. Miller
Office Manager

Brian Hurst
Finance Coordinator

Nic Andrews
IT Administrator

Development

Leslie Bradberry
Director of Development

Kristy Conway
Senior Development Director

Eric Evenskaas
Senior Development Director

Mercedes Rohlfs
Campaign Director

Courtney Anderson
Senior Events Director

Lupe Garcia Quiles
Events Director

Suzanne Miller
Individual Giving Director

Jessica Gretch
Individual Giving Manager

Max Lando
Institutional Giving Manager

A.J. Roy
Board Relations Manager

Chelsea Smith
Campaign Manager

Gabriel Alaniz
Events Coordinator

Christina El Gamal
Prospect Development Analyst

Natasha Freeman
Donor Services Assistant

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

Joel Moorman
Creative Director

Kerstin Adams
Digital Marketing Manager

Javier Dubon
Marketing Manager

Maya Fazio-Siu
Marketing Coordinator

Leean Torske
PR Associate

Juli Del Prete
Communications and Marketing Assistant

Corinne Neal
Audience Services Director

Jimmy Freund
VIP Liaison to Audience Services

William Benjamin
Audience Services Manager

Rukmini Girish
Audience Servcies Supervisor

Stephanie Heller
Audience Services Memberships Manager

Mike Brunlieb
Audience Services Memberships Supervisor

Roseann Bishop
Membership Coordinator

Molly Layton
Group Sales Coordinator

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

Audience Outreach

Brian Lee
Audience Outreach Manager

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

Operations

Cory Jeanes
Director of Operations

Peter Van Kempen
Facilities Manager

Adrian Castro
Facilities Coordinator

David Albert and 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 and Bhagirath Timsina
Custodial Staff

Audience Experience

Aaron Aptaker
Audience Experience Director

Danielle Shindler
Food and Beverage Director, Front Bar General Manager

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 and 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 and Shannon Vogt
Front Bar Staff

Donald Coulson
Parking Manager

Angel Aguilar, Mustafa ChSam Morales and Gabriel Sanchez
Parking Staff

Production

Tom Pearl
Director of Production

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
Assistant Technical Director

Tom Egan
Scene Shop Supervisor

Nate Feit, Kyle Land, Russell Scott and Brophy Tolbert
Scenic Carpenters

Zoe Shiffrin
Scenic Charge Artist

Jenny DiLuciano
Properties Director

Victoria Ross
Properties Artisan

Erin Ohland and Jay Tollefsen
Associate Properties Directors

Charles Moser
Master Properties Artisan

Rick Haefele
Stage Operations Supervisor

Vanessa Retzlaff
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

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

Deon Custard
Niki Dobbs
Hannah Doherty
Anais Gonzalez Nyberg
James Kenna
Jessica Le-McKeown
Zoe Lesser
Noah Letscher
Hope Mohon
Jacklyn Ovassapian
Alexa Ramirez
Smaida Mara Rizzotto Vidal Pessoa
Charlie Stock
Kirsten Weber
Meggie Wells
Olivia Zapater-Charrette