SMF People

Board of Directors

Chair: Vicki McElreath
Treasurer & Vice Chair: Thomas Reilly
Vice Chair:
Ron Whitaker
Secretary: Harold Yellin

Melissa Bouchillon
Dr. Jessica Carter
Tim Coy (Immediate Past Chairman)
Mary Dugas
John Haslam
Holden Hayes
Bill Jaques
David Johnson
Monty Jones, Jr.
Bill Keightley
Ted Kleisner
Jeff Kole
Dr. Ann Levett
B.H. Levy
Joe Marinelli (Ex-Officio)
Ruth McMullin
Dave Neises
David Paddison
Larry Pike
Kacey Kennickell Ray
Cyreia Sandlin
Shelby G. Schavoir
Trip Tollison (Ex-Officio)
Vincent West
Rhegan White-Clemm

Chairman Emeritus: Bob Faircloth (Ex-Officio)

Savannah Music Festival Staff

Executive & Administration
Gene Dobbs Bradford
Executive Director 

Judi Szenes,
Finance Assistant

Artistic & Production
Ryan McMaken,
Artistic Director

Philip Dukes,
Thomas V. & Susan G. Reilly Associate Artistic Director

Mike Marshall,
Associate Artistic Director

Abbey Matye,
Programming Associate icon-mail

Development
Kat Clark,
Development Manager, Major Gifts icon-mail

Kristopher Monroe,
Office Assistant

Education & Outreach
Jenny Woodruff,
Director of Education & Community Engagement
Elizabeth Anderson & Charles H. Morris Music Education Chair
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Jessica Messere,
Manager, SMF Jazz Academy icon-mail

Erez Dessel,
Music Director, SMF Jazz Academy icon-mail

Aaron Jennings,
Program Coordinator, SMF Jazz Academy icon-mail

Katie Griffith,
Coordinator, Musical Explorers

Marketing
Larissa Thut Davidson,
Marketing Director icon-mail

Paige Petrangelo,
Marketing & Patron Services Associate

Contributing Photographers
Frank Stewart icon-external
Elizabeth Leitzell icon-external