Our Team

Staff

Pete Griffin
Pete Griffin
President and CEO

Go-To Karaoke Song: Soul to Squeeze by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Katy Epley
Katy Epley
Executive Vice President

Go-To Karaoke Song: Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Theme Song

Elizabeth Black
Elizabeth Black
Vice President of Operations - Operations

First Album You Bought: “Spice” by Spice Girls

Dana Sones
Dana Sones
Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships - Partnerships

All-Time Favorite Song: “Hallelujah ” by Jeff Buckley/Leonard Cohen

Kat Weeks
Kat Weeks
Senior Director of Marketing - Marketing

Favorite Song You Heard At A Program: “Stand By Me” and “Wagon Wheel”

Sara Kolodziejczak
Sara Kolodziejczak
Director of Fundraising - Fundraising

First Concert You Attended: Little Richard

Nicole Rivera
Nicole Rivera
Director of Programs - Programs

All-Time Favorite Song: Below My Feet by Mumford & Sons

Kelli Bruno
Kelli Bruno
Senior Program Manager - Programs

First Album You Bought: “Fly” by the Dixie Chicks (on cassette)!

PJ Cowan
PJ Cowan
Senior Manager of Grants and Research - Fundraising

Go-To Karaoke Song: Africa by Toto

Melinda LaFollette
Melinda LaFollette
Senior Manager of PR and Events - Marketing

Go-To Karaoke Song: Pokerface by Lady Gaga

Torianne Valdez
Torianne Valdez
Senior Program Manager - Programs

Favorite Song You Heard At A Program: Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis

Janine Garcia
Janine Garcia
Program Manager - Programs

Favorite Song You Heard At A Program: Hey Jude by the Beatles

Caroline Love
Caroline Love
Program Manager - Programs

First Album You Bought: Wide Open Spaces by Dixie Chicks

Mandy Mullins
Mandy Mullins
Fundraising Operations Manager - Operations

First Concert You Attended: Jingleball

Lindsay Solomon
Lindsay Solomon
Marketing Manager - Marketing

Go-To Karaoke Song: What’s Up by 4 Non Blondes

 

Tarah Duarte
Tarah Duarte
Executive Assistant

First Concert You Attended: “Girls Night Out” headlined by Reba and Martina McBride

Board of Directors

Mitch Glazier, Chairperson

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)

Michael SolomonChairperson Emeritus 

Co-Founder – 10x Management, Co-Founder of Musicians On Call

Kevin O’Toole, Secretary

Executive Vice-President, Hunzinger Construction Company

Alissa Pollack, Vice Chair

Executive Vice President, Global Music Marketing and Strategy, iHeartMedia

Tom Poleman, Chairperson Emeritus

Chief Programming Officer & President, National Programming Group, iHeartMedia

Cathy Sullivan, Treasurer

Managing Partner, Baker Sullivan Hoover PLC

Scott Welch, Chairperson Emeritus

President, Scott Welch Management, Inc. 

Alisann Blood

Co-Head – Music Brand Partnerships, United Talent Agency

Charles Esten

Actor and singer/songwriter

Stephen Mack

Co-founder, Mack Real Estate Group

Alex Merchan

Marketing, Live Events

Daniel Miller

President, Crossroads Live

Diane Pearson

Senior Vice President, City National Bank

Lee Perlman

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative and Financial Officer, Greater New York Hospital Association

Todd Rubin

Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microvascular Surgeon, Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics

Steve Savoca

Head of Music Business Partnerships, Apple Music

Tim Scarvey

Retired SVP Strategy & Development, HCA Healthcare

Rome Thomas

Strategic Music Initiatives, Apple

Vivek J. Tiwary

Founder and CEO, Tiwary Entertainment Group, Co-Founder of Musicians On Call

Rick Whetsel

Vice President, G7 Entertainment Marketing 

Jessica Lee

Partner, Co-Chair, Data Innovations, Loeb & Loeb LLP

Michelle Klinger

Philanthropist

Lori Feldman

Chief Marketing Officer, Wasserman Music