San Diego Opera Staff

Administrative & Patron Services Office

233 A Street, Suite 500
Centre City Building
San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 232-7636
Office Fax: (619) 231-6915.
Patron Services fax: (619) 533-7070
Email: info@sdopera.com
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am to 4:30pm



Not sure who to contact? Please send your email to info@sdopera.com and your message will be forwarded to the appropriate person.
Thank you!

General Director

David Bennett

Principal Conductor

Yves Abel


FINANCE & ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Jeannie Posner, CPA, Chief Operating and Financial Officer

FINANCE
  • Mario Adame, Accounting Manager
  • Bill Schmalkuche, Senior Accountant

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
  • Joseph Huitzil, IT Administrator
  • Angie Mondragon, Administrative Assistant
PRODUCTION
  • Joan T. Foster, Production Director
  • Tim Wallace, Technical Director
  • Linda S. Cooper, Associate Production Director
  • Jordanna Rose, Artistic Administrator
  • Dominic Domingo, Artistic Advisor
  • Jessica Baxter, Scenic Studio Office Manager
MUSIC
  • Bruce Stasyna, Chorus Master and Music Administrator

EDUCATION & ENGAGEMENT
  • John Gabriel, Education Director
  • Teaching Artists
    • Bill Caballero
    • Jessica Cortez
    • Devon Guthrie
    • Inocente
    • Shayla James
    • Joey Molina
    • Xiomara Pastenes
    • Cuez G. Rodriguez
    • Eduardo Ruiz

AUDIENCE & FUND DEVELOPMENT

AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT
  • Matthew Graber, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Vanessa Dinning, Group Sales Coordinator
  • Greg Watkins, Marketing Operations Director
  • Edward K. Wilensky, Media Relations Director

PATRON SERVICES
  • Cliff Thrasher, Director of Patron Services
  • Matt Kissel, Patron Services Associate
  • Erin Oleno, Box Office Manager

Outbound Sales
  • Theater Direct, (818) 334-2759
FUND DEVELOPMENT
  • Peter Shavitz, Interim Chief Development Officer
  • Kevin Boudoin, Development Operations Manager
  • Darin Dietz, Director of Special Events
  • Elizabeth Fittro, Development Associate
  • Joleen Guckian, Institutional Giving Officer
  • Andrea Puente-Catán, Director of Major Gifts & Hispanic Initiatives