Key Staff Contacts

Al Najjar
President & CEO

Rebecca Gillispie
Chief Operating Officer

Kathy Bush
The W. Marston & Katharine B. Becker VP of Development

Elizabeth Simmons
Curator of Art & Engagement

Zack Bogan
The Rory and Kim Isaac Director of Theaters and Guest Services


Board of Directors:

Chairperson: Missy Ruddle
First Vice Chairperson: Kim Burton
Secretary: Josh Cross
Treasurer: Horace Emery
Immediate Past Chair: W. Marston Becker
President: Al Najjar


Rob Aliff
Kristin Anderson
Tim Bailey
Chris Beam
W. Marston Becker
Kim Burton
Sara Busse
Fred Clark
Tricia Clark
Andrew B. Cooke
Josh Cross
Glenn Crotty 
Robert E. Douglas

Horace Emery
Michael Fidler
J. Scott Freshwater
Georgette George
Claire Graney
Kim Isaac
Ellen Johnstone
Dee Kapourales
Eric Kinder
Adam Krason
Kelly Massinople
D.F. Mock
Tim O’Neal

Eric Nelson
Nathaniel Orders
Paige Payne
NIna Peyton
Steve Robey, CPA
Martin Roth
Brad M. Rowe
Missy Ruddle
Toney Stroud
Gen. Christopher Walker
Robert Wallace
Liz Weisberg

Ex-Officio Members:

Charles M. Avampato
Emma Busse
Ellen Cappellanti
Hap Esbenshade

The Honorable Amy Goodwin
Mike Graney
Cindy McGhee
Al Najjar

Rory Perry
The Reverend Matthew J. Watts

Ben Salango