Board and Administration

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
Education and Community Engagement Manager

Finance and Administration

Hannah Lehman
Chief Financial Officer

Sonya Mullings
Administrative Coordinator


Emily Canham
Chief Development Officer

Hilary Holbrook
Campaign and Donor Relations Manager

Jennifer Nahn
Associate Director of Development

Karl Sissman
Associate Director of Individual Giving

SMART Marketing
Telefunding Partner

Marketing and Patron Services

Jill Hurwitz
Chief Marketing Officer

Libby Hatton
Patron Services Associate

Alexis Lacey
Associate Director of Patron Services

Hazel Lewis
Patron Services Volunteer

Noel Morris
Marketing Manager

Alaina Bartkowiak
Front of House Manager Consultant

Tami Manton, Group Theater Tix
Group Sales



Dan Kobayashi

Leigh Levine
Managing Director

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

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