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

Sara Kolodziejczak
Sara Kolodziejczak
Senior Director of Fundraising - Fundraising

First Concert You Attended: Little Richard

Nicole Rivera
Nicole Rivera
Senior Director of Programs - Programs

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

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”

Janine Garcia
Janine Garcia
Director of Technology - Technology

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

Kelli Bruno
Kelli Bruno
Senior Program Manager - Programs

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

PJ Cowan
PJ Cowan
Senior Program Manager - Programs

Go-To Karaoke Song: Africa by Toto

Melinda LaFollette
Melinda LaFollette
Senior Manager of Communications - Marketing

Go-To Karaoke Song: Pokerface by Lady Gaga

Mandy Mullins
Mandy Mullins
Senior Manager of Fundraising - Fundraising

First Concert You Attended: Jingleball

Lindsay Solomon
Lindsay Solomon
Senior Marketing Manager - Marketing

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

 

Torianne Valdez
Torianne Valdez
Senior Program Manager - Programs

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

Jaede Brereton
Jaede Brereton
People Operations Manager - Operations

Go-To Karaoke Song: Faith Hill – “This Kiss” or Journey – “Open Arms”

Tarah Duarte
Tarah Duarte
Partnerships Manager - Partnerships

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

Caroline Love
Caroline Love
Program Manager - Programs

First Album You Bought: Wide Open Spaces by Dixie Chicks

Ayleen Bueno
Ayleen Bueno
Program Coordinator - Programs

First Concert You Attended: Marc Anthony in Lima

Peyton Burnstead
Peyton Burnstead
Fundraising Coordinator - Fundraising

Go-To Karaoke Song: Tiny Dancer, Elton John

Audrey Jadwisiak
Audrey Jadwisiak
Program Coordinator - Programs

First Album You Bought: Breakaway by Kelly Clarkson

Alli Prestby
Alli Prestby
Creative Coordinator - Marketing

All-Time Favorite Song: The Load-Out by Jackson Browne

Board of Directors

Alissa Pollack, Chairperson

Executive Vice President, Global Music Marketing and Strategy, iHeartMedia

Michelle Klinger, Secretary

Philanthropist

Cathy Sullivan, Treasurer

Managing Partner, Baker Sullivan Hoover PLC

Mitch Glazier, Chairperson Emeritus

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

Tom Poleman, Chairperson Emeritus

Chief Programming Officer & President, National Programming Group, iHeartMedia

Michael SolomonChairperson Emeritus 

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

Scott Welch, Chairperson Emeritus

President, Scott Welch Management, Inc. 

Sara Crown Star

President, SCS Innovations, LLC. 

Charles Esten

Actor and singer/songwriter

Stephen Mack

Co-founder, Mack Real Estate Group

Alex Merchan

Marketing, Live Events

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

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