Staff

Leadership

K. James McDowell · President and Artistic Director
Christofer Macatsoris · Jeannine B. Cowles Music Director Chair
Scott Guzielek · Vice President and General Manager
Bryan Hymel · Vice President, Global and Artistic Outreach

Administration

Val J. Starr · Dean of Students
José Meléndez · Assistant to the Music Director/Librarian
Jonathan Oehler · Production Stage Manager
John Lane · Administrative Associate
Rebecca Carr · Coordinator for Opera Outreach
Stephen Trygar · Administrative Associate 

Finance

Susan L. Mock · CPA, Chief Financial Officer
Andrea Sotzing · Business Manager
Ludmila Caspi · Accounting Associate

Development

Robert W. Lyon · Director of Institutional Advancement
Judith Lovat · Special Events Manager
Leah Golub · Development Associate 

Marketing

Camille M. Mola · Public Relations and Marketing Manager 
Bill Buddendorf · Box Office Manager

For questions, please contact us. For concert bureaus, please email concertbureau@avaopera.org.