OUR PEOPLE

Leadership & Staff

Shelby Williams-González

President & CEO View Bio

Collette Williams Alleyne

Chief Education Officer View Bio

Abraham Aragundi

Data Specialist View Bio

Nancy Avila

Accounting Supervisor

Eugenia Barbuc

Programs Coordinator

Bob Bates

Co-Founder and Artistic Director View Bio

Vincent Caldera

Programs Coordinator

Jennifer Carroll

Associate Director of Education View Bio

Jamie Cataldo

Director of Individual Giving and Events View Bio

Wendy Cruz

H.R. Generalist

Amy Cuenco

Director of Finance

Ellen DiResta

Programs Coordinator View Bio

Jenifer Fleming

Manager of Individual & Events Giving View Bio

George Garcia

EVP & Chief Operating Officer

Mike Halverson

Senior Programs Manager View Bio

Leon Hendrix III

Teaching Artist, Intro to Writing for Film

Katy Hilton

Director of Institutional Giving View Bio

Holli Hornlien

Associate Director of Work of Art View Bio

Justin Izbinski

Grant Writer

Holly Le

Staff Accountant

Allyssa A. Lewis

Teaching Artist, Animation View Bio
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Christopher Maikish

Senior Manager, Communications View Bio

Nick Manuguerra

Assistant Facilities Manager View Bio

Ashley Margo

Lead Teaching Artist, Media Arts View Bio

Karina Mata

Teaching Artist, Media Arts View Bio

Kristy Messer

Lead Teaching Artist, Performing Arts View Bio

Orlando Moreno

Senior Programs Coordinator

Gladis Munguia

Studio Assistant and Teaching Artist, Creativity Lab

Cynthia Nava

Teaching Artist, Visual & Media Arts View Bio

Tiffany Owens

Associate Director of Professional Development View Bio

Eva Perez

Lead Teaching Artist, Visual Arts View Bio

Jackie Piche

Development Operations Associate

Latrice Postell

Teaching Artist, Dance

Michael Sample

Co-Artistic Director

Matthew Sutphin

Communications Coordinator View Bio

Marissa Sykes

Lead Teaching Artist, Creativity Lab

Rebecca Tager

Teaching Artist, Ceramics

Susan Truong

Associate Director of Operations View Bio

Jessie Tucker

Facilities Manager View Bio
Board Officers

Jonathan Schreter headshot

Jonathan Schreter

Chair, Bolton & Company
Susan Luehrs headshot

Susan Luehrs

Secretary, Wells Fargo Bank
Board Members

Erikk Aldridge

Erikk Aldridge

AEG
Patricia Brum headshot

Patricia Brum

Snell & Wilmer, LLP
Eric Coleman headshot

Eric Coleman

Television Producer
Malik Ducard headshot

Malik Ducard

Google/Youtube
Peter Gal headshot

Peter Gal

Dreamworks

Brian Goldsmith

Lionsgate

Kapil Gupta

Cedars Sinai
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Jackie Harman

COYN
Sean Howard headshot

Sean Howard

MGC Sports/ Solomon Page
Brian Ishida headshot

Brian Ishida

Pacific Western Bank

Jeffrey E. Jaeger

Standard Properties

Sam Kunianski

SK Consulting

Kevin Pleasant

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Darris Sherman

NBCUniversal
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Tom Stillwell

Big Fish Consulting

Vanessa Walker-Oakes

Flintridge Preparatory School
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Grant Withers

Capital Group
The Founders

  • Bob Bates Co-Founder
  • Irwin J. Jaeger Co-Founder
Founders Board Members

  • Geoffrey Anenberg Creative Space
  • Wallis Annenberg
  • Kim Baer
  • Bill & Tamara Bagnard
  • Jon Basalone Trader Joe's
  • Frank Baxter
  • Craig Benell
  • Alan Berro
  • Cynthia Harnisch Breunig
  • Al Brooks
  • Marvin G. Burns
  • Vera R. Campbell
  • Ira Cohen
  • Bob Davidson
  • Sharon DeBriere
  • Susan Emerling-Torres
  • Mitchell Frank Spaceland Productions
  • Bobbie Greenfield
  • Crosby Haffner Synan Holdings
  • Eugene L. Hernandez
  • Douglas Hinchliffe
  • Steve Hirsh
  • Linda Hothem
  • Paul C. Johnson
  • Glorya Kaufman
  • Laurie Konheim
  • Melanie Lundquist
  • Rick Madden Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Michael Maltzan
  • Jay Mangel
  • Jeff Marine
  • Silvia Marjoram American Business Bank
  • Randy Miller
  • Connie Moran-Romero
  • Scott Morielli Graff Californiawear
  • Anthony E. Nicholas
  • Drew Planting
  • Maura Rampolla
  • Monica Rosenthal
  • Joseph Sanford
  • Martha Saucedo
  • Steve Schoenholz Tempted Apparel
  • William Schoenholz
  • Eric Schotz
  • Michael Schreter
  • Bob Shearin
  • Mithra Sheybani Attorney
  • Mark Slavkin
  • Beatriz Stotzer
  • Katerina Tana
  • Joni Topper JP Morgan Chase
Young Professionals Board Members

  • Justin J. Garza The Dream Adopters
  • Amanda Hovest KBDA
  • Michael Khosravifard UX Design
  • Toyin Moses Actress

"Inner-City Arts teaches their students that there are no mistakes in art, only endless possibilities for them to explore, create, and inspire."

– Jonathan Schreter, chair, Bolton & Company, Inner-City Arts Board officer

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