Museum Leadership

Dana Friis-Hansen
Director and CEO

Neil Bremer
Chief Operating Officer

Ron Platt
Chief Curator

Elly Barnette-Dawson
Director of Advancement

Christopher Bruce
Director of Learning and Creativity

Maria Davis
Director of Human Resources


Kate Neckers
Manager, Executive Office and Strategic Initiatives

Jolie Masters
Executive Assistant

Brooke Krupiczewicz
Lead Accountant


Laura Bull
Donor Relations Manager

Brad Ter Haar
Grant Writer

Sara Markman
Advancement Coordinator

Marnie McGuire
Manager of Corporate Partnerships and Fundraising Events


Elizabeth Payne
Communications Manager

Lucas Schurkamp
Design and Production Manager

Artie Bowman
Digital Media Coordinator


Jennifer Wcisel
Curatorial Assistant

Julie Conklin

Erwin Erkfitz
Chief Preparator and Installation Manager

Dan VanDeSteeg
Collections Manager, Works on Paper

David Otis

Facilities & Security

Tom Hilzey
Facility Manager

John Graveline
Facility Services Supervisor

Ed Tolliver
Security Chief

Learning and Creativity

Crystal Chesnik
Studio Programs Manager

Diana Klein
Learning & Creativity Coordinator


Juliana Nahas-Viilo
Membership Manager

The Museum Store

Susan Coombes
Store Manager

Special Events

Karen Carpenter
Special Events Manager

Wendy St. John
Catering & Beverage Manager

Corey Barton
Special Events Coordinator

Visitor Services

Katelyn Kronshage
Visitor Services Coordinator

Lisa Radeck
Visitor Services Coordinator

Brian Howland
Visitor Services Lead

Brett Townsend
Visitor Services Lead

Volunteer Services

Kris Shannon
Manager of Volunteer Services