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

Erin Miesner
Administrative Coordinator


Emily Canham
Chief Development Officer

Jennifer Nahn
Associate Director of Development

Aaron Gottl
Development Associate

SMART Marketing
Telefunding Partner

Marketing and Patron Services

Jill Hurwitz
Chief Marketing Officer

Kari Shaffer
Patron Services Manager

Alexis Lacey
Patron Services Associate

Hazel Lewis
Patron Services Volunteer

Noel Morris
Marketing Manager

Tami Manton, Group Theater Tix
Group Sales

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

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