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Staff Roster


Paul Helfrich  EMAIL
President & CEO
(937) 224-3521 x1108

Teri Warwick  EMAIL
Chief Financial Officer
(937) 224-3521 x1132

Sue Martin  EMAIL
Accounting Manager
(937) 224-3521 x1110


Karen Russo Burke  EMAIL
Artistic Director - Dayton Ballet
(937) 224-3521 x1223

Tom Bankston  EMAIL
Artistic Director - Dayton Opera
(937) 224-3521 x1092

Neal Gittleman  EMAIL
Artistic Director & Conductor -
Dayton Philharmonic

Patrick Reynolds  EMAIL 
Associate Conductor - Dayton Philharmonic; Conductor - Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra 

Jessica Hung  EMAIL 
Concertmaster/Associate Artistic Director - Chamber Music 

Betsey Hofeldt  EMAIL 
Philharmonic Youth Strings Conductor  

Kara Camfield  EMAIL
Philharmonic Junior Strings Conductor 


Jeremy Davit  EMAIL  
Chief Development Officer          
(937) 224-3521 x1115         

Karen Dempsey Volke  EMAIL 
Director of Planned Giving and Special Initiatives         
(937) 224-3521 x1137        

Diana Fogel  EMAIL
Director of Individual Giving               
(937) 224-3521 x1116              

Dennis TenWolde  EMAIL
Foundation Relations Manager 
(937) 224-3521 x1111

Taylor Martin  EMAIL 
Development Associate 
(937) 224-3521 x1102 

Cherie Burks  EMAIL
Development Coordinator
(937) 224-3521 x1133


Ruth Reveal  EMAIL
Director of Education     
(937) 224-3521 x1118

Amanda Mendez  EMAIL
ArtsConnect Coordinator
(937) 224-3521 x1140 

Carol Jean Heller  EMAIL
Ballet School Administrator
(937) 223-1542


David Bukvic  EMAIL
Chief Marketing Officer
(937) 224-3521 x1109

Angela Whitehead  EMAIL
Communications & Media Manager
(937) 224-3521 x1138

Sherry Wells  EMAIL
Patron & Promotions Manager
(937) 224-3521 x1114


Eric Strohecker  EMAIL
Director of Production and Operations 
(937) 224-3521 x1319 

Pam Eyink  EMAIL
Opera Production/Artistic Administrator
(937) 224-3521 x1091

Stacie Bigl  EMAIL
Ballet Production Manager
(937) 224-3521 x1216

Jeff Sandru  EMAIL 
Orchestra Production Manager 
(937) 224-3521 x1317 

Lyn Baudendistel  EMAIL
Wardrobe Supervisor
(937) 224-3521 x1227

Jane Varella  EMAIL
Orchestra Personnel Manager
(937) 224-3521 x1301

Eric Knorr  EMAIL
Orchestra Librarian
(937) 224-3521 x1303


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