Staff & Trustees

The staff of the Long Center is made up of unique individuals from all across North America. Each staff member plays a key role in making the Long Center the world class performance venue that Austin deserves.

It is very important that we stay in contact with our community. Please contact us at any time with questions or concerns.


Cory Baker
President & CEO
512.457.5113

Anne Pogson
Executive Assistant to the CEO
512.457.5113

Alan Kelley
Director of People & Culture
512.457.5118
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April Busby
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
512.457.5103

Robyn Burchfiel
Vice President of Philanthropy & Engagement
512.457.5154

Raquel Garcia
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
512.457.5105

Development


Peggie Gaskamp
Director of Development
512.457.5117

Brendan Bujold
Director of Individual Giving
512.457.5168

Jessica Niemiec
Development Manager, Donor Relations
512.457.5111

Katy Barber
Philanthropy Services Specialist
512.457.5159

Education & Outreach


Ginger Morris
Director of Education & Outreach

Marketing & Sales

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Brady Dyer
Director of Marketing & Communications
512.457.5109

Brandon Strange
Senior Marketing Manager
512.457.5116

Catriona Long
Digital Marketing Manager
512.457.5119
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Stephen Sosa
Graphic Designer – Creative Services
512.457.5183

Henry Reed
Marketing Coordinator
512.457.5120

Shawn Watwood
Director of Strategic Partnerships
512.457.5166

Christopher Boone
Director of Ticketing Services
512.457.5162

Daniel Cooper
Assistant Box Office Manager
512.457.5172
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Leslie Davis
Show Shift Manager
512.457.5100

Programming


Tiffany Neece
Director of Programming & Business Affairs
512.457.5160

Rachel Watkins
Assistant Director of Programming
512.457.5155

Production


Jim Larkin
Director of Production
512.457.5130

Blake Addyson
Production Supervisor
512.457.5128

Ken Huncovsky
Production Supervisor
512.457.5135

Michelle Lehman
Production Supervisor
512.457.5133
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Frank Cortez
House Head Carpenter/Rigger
512.457.5136

Derek Menningen
House Head Audio/Video
512.457.5176

Todd Drga
House Head Electrician
512.457.5134

Sam Chesney
House Technician (electrics)
512.457.5180
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Ryan Graham
House Technician (audio/video)
512.457.5132

Natalie Alemán
Production Services Manager
512.457.5132

Operations


Jay Gossett
Director of Operations
512.457.5189
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Omar Heras
Operations Coordinator
512.457.5193

José Delgado
Director of Building Services
512.457.5192
Jose Delgado
Orlando Martinez
Building Engineer
512.457.5145
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Pablo Granado
Building Engineer 2
512.457.5193

Madison Cottingham
Director of Event Experience
512.457.5170

Janet Q Holt
Guest Services Assistant Manager
512.457.5171

Nathaniel Day
Accounting Manager
512.457.5104

Liz Mejia
Accounting Associate
512.457.5125

Sylvia Lopez
Housekeeping Manager
512.457.5194
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Marie Flores
Housekeeping Lead
512.457.5194
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Eva Elizade
Custodian
512.457.5171

All stage employees of the Long Center for the Performing Arts are represented by IATSE Local #205.

2018-2019 Board of Trustees

Chair
Monica Peraza, The Hispanic Alliance

Vice Chair
Lynn Yeldell

Secretary
Veronica Fernandez

Honorary Board Members
Joe R. Long, Chair Emeritus
Jane Sibley, Honorary Trustee
Jare Smith, Honorary Trustee

Trustees

Blake Absher, BB&T
Liz Arreaga, Mercury Mambo*
Jeff Bidstrup, Morgan Stanley
A.J. Bingham, The Bingham Group, LLC
Amber Bradbury, Google
Mike Brown, Texas Capital Bank
Shayna Brown, Chez Boom Audio
Olga Campos, Bloom Communications
Eric Copper, Austin Portfolio Real Estate
Todd Davis, Marsh Wortham Insurance
Aysha Doman, Kastner Gravelle, LLP
Michael Erspamer, Austin Opera Representative
Jay Fox, Baylor Scott & White Health
Dan Graham, Notley Ventures
Craig Hester, Luther King Capital Mgt.
Ronald C. Jernigan, Austin Symphony Orchestra Representative
Barry Kahn, Qcue
Alex Ladage, Ballet Austin Representative
Frank Livaudais, iFLY Indoor Skydiving
Lisa Lucero, AT&T
JoAnne Midwikis, Whitley Penn
Mary Scott Nabers, Strategic Partnerships, Inc.
Aaron Percy, Blackbaud
Josh Petrawski, General Motors
Anna Sanchez, Wells Fargo
Tom Sellers, ConocoPhillips
Deanna Serra, Art for the People
Jim Taylor
Kathy Taylor, Community Advocate
Oscar Torres, Tower Rock Oil & Gas
Sharon Watkins, Chez Zee American Bistro*
Andrew Weber, Kelly Hart & Hallman, LLP

 
*City of Austin Appointee