Grant Park Music Festival Administrative Staff

Paul Winberg

President and CEO


Chris Collins

General Manager

Linda Oper

Orchestra Personnel Manager

Melissa Hilker

Chorus Personnel Manager

Hilary Mercer

Community Engagement Manager

Michael Shelton



Hannah Lehman

Chief Financial Officer

Erin Miesner

Administrative and Development Coordinator


Emily Canham

Chief Development Officer

Jennifer Nahn

Associate Director of Development

Aaron Gottl

Development Associate

Marketing and Patron Services

Jill Hurwitz

Chief Marketing Officer

Kari Shaffer

Patron Services Manager

Alexis Lacey

Patron Services Associate

Michael Zajakowski

Marketing Manager

Hazel Lewis

Patron Services Volunteer

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Grant Park Music Festival
205 E Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601

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