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. Please, take a moment to meet our staff.

Executive Office

Cory Baker
President & CEO
Lacy Roesler
Executive Assistant to the CEO
Phone 512.457.5113

Programming & Production Department

Paul Beutel
Senior Programming Manager
Phone 512.457.5106
Tiffany Neece
Director of Programming- Business Affairs
Phone 512.457.5160
Rachel Watkins
Programming Administrator
Phone: 512-457-5155
Monika Kowalczyk
Artist & Client Services Coordinator
Phone 512.457.5125
Jim Larkin
Interim Senior Director of Production and Operations
Phone 512.457.5130
Kelly Khun
Production Coordinator
Phone 512.457.5182
Blake Addyson
Production Supervisor
Phone 512.457.5128
Ken Huncovsky
Production Supervisor
Phone 512.457.5135
Michelle Lehman
Production Supervisor
Phone 512.457.5133
Frank Cortez
House Carpenter/ House Rigger
Phone 512.457.5136
M. Otis Danburg
House Audio/ Video Technician
Phone 512.457.5121
Derek Menningen
House Head A/V Technician
Phone 512.457.5176

Development Department

Brett J. Barnes, CFRE, CFRM
Vice President of Development
Phone 512.457.5154
Lyn Chasteen
Chief Revenue Officer
Phone 512.457.5168
Amy Carter
Revenue Officer
Phone 512.294.6630
Seth Sather, CFRE
Development Director
Phone 512.457.5117
Jessica Niemiec
Development Manager, Donor Relations
Phone 512.457.5111
Lacy Roesler
Manager of Special Events
Phone 512.457.5113
Travis Henry
Database Manager
Phone 512.457.5151
All stage employees of the Long Center for the Performing Arts are represented by IATSE Local #205

Sales & Marketing Department

Raquel Garcia
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Phone 512.457.5105
Eric Cardona
Senior Manager of Ticketing and Sales Services
Phone 512.457.5161
Christopher Boone
Box Office Manager
Phone 512.457.5162
Brandon Strange
Senior Creative Marketing Manager
Phone 512.457.5116 
Susan Griffin
Media Services Manager
Phone 512.457.5129
Rebecca Liendo
Group Sales Manager
Phone 512.457.5150
Catriona Long
Marketing Coordinator
Phone 512.457.5119

Building Services

José Delgado
Director of Building Services
Phone 512.457.5192
Orlando Martinez
Building Engineer
Phone 512.457.5145
Jay Gossett
Interim Facilities Manager
Phone 512.457.5189 
Shawn Patterson
Interim Assistant Director of Operations
Phone 512.457.5198

Guest Services

Ken Shepardson
Manager, Guest Services
Phone 512.457.5171
Janet Q Holt
House Manager

Finance & Administration Department

Dwayne Cooper
Vice President, Finance and Administration
Phone 512.457.5104
Kiran Dix
Accounting Manager
Phone 512.457.5118

Education and Outreach

Ginger Morris
Director of Education and Outreach
Phone 512.457.5159
Adam Roberts
Musical Director of Education
Phone 512.457.5159
Meekyoung Lee
Education and Outreach Coordinator
Phone 512.457.5159


Sylvia Lopez
Phone 512.457.5194
Marie Flores
Phone 512.457.5194
Eva Elizalde
Phone 512.457.5194
Mary Ponce
Phone 512.457.5194
Adrian Romo
Phone 512.457.5194

2016-2017 Board of Trustees

Patsy Woods Martin, Austin Campaign for Philanthropy

Vice Chair
Tom Sellers, Conoco Phillips

Toya Cirica Bell, Esq., Health & Human Services Commission*

Honorary Board Members
Joe R. Long, Chair Emeritus
Jane Sibley, Honorary Trustee
Jare Smith, Honorary Trustee
Jo Anne Christian**, Honorary Trustee


Liz Arreaga, Mercury Mambo*
Ernest Auerbach, Austin Lyric Opera
A.J. Bingham, Real Estate Council of Austin
Edna Ramon Butts, AISD
Olga Campos, Milton Verret
Eric Copper, Keller Williams
Mark Curry, Wells Fargo Bank
Doug Dempster, University of Texas at Austin
Paul Diehl
Cliff Ernst, Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody
Veronica Fernandez, American Express*
Craig Hester, Luther King Capital Mgt.
Barry Kahn, Qcue
Paul Kim, ATX Environmental Solutions
Alex Ladage, Ballet Austin
Salvador Lara, Golfsmith International
Cindy Matula, JP Morgan Chase Bank
Buck McKinney, Buck McKinney Law*
Joanne Midwikis, Midwikis & Granger
Mary Scott Nabers, Strategic Partnerships, Inc.
Monica Peraza, MexNet Alliance & Hispanic Alliance for the Arts*
Aaron Percy, Blackbaud
Douglas Plummer, Midtown Ishmael Law Firm
Erica Saenz, University of Texas at Austin
Darden Smith*
Jim Taylor, Hawkeye Partners, LP
Kathy Taylor
Oscar Torres
Jeff Trigger, La Corsha Hospitality Group
Leslie Ward, AT&T Texas
Sharon Watkins, Chez Zee American Bistro*
Marvin Womack, Austin Symphony Orchestra
Lynn Yeldell, L Style G Style Magazine*

*City of Austin Appointee