Mission

The mission of Glendale Arts is to integrate the arts into the identity, growth and economic vitality of the City of Glendale by presenting programming and creating partnerships that benefit youth, patrons, artists, organizations and businesses in the community and at the Alex Theatre.

Vision

Glendale Arts envisions a vibrant and healthy community that supports, cultivates and appreciates the arts.

TEAM

Glendale Arts Administration

Elissa Glickman

Elissa Glickman

CEO, Glendale Arts

818-243-2611 x14

Nina Crowe

Nina Crowe

Director of Fund Development & Community Partnerships

818-243-2611 x11

Ben Karasik

Ben Karasik

Director of Operations

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Jennifer Granville

Jennifer Granville

Special Events Coordinator

(818) 243-2611 x13

Douglas Brown

Douglas Brown

Bookkeeper / Payroll Administrator

(818) 243-2611 x12

Hilary Sbei

Hilary Sbei

Fund Development & Community Partnerships Assistant

(818) 243-2611 x 18

Lauren Nearhoff

Lauren Nearhoff

Grant Writer

Alex Theatre

Maria Sahakian

Maria Sahakian

Director of Marketing & Events

818-243-2611 x16

Bob O’Neill

Bob O’Neill

Facilities & Safety Director, Alex Theatre

818-243-7700 x229

Judith Baker

Judith Baker

Box Office Manager

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Jacqui Martin

Jacqui Martin

Food & Beverage Coordinator, Alex Theatre

(859) 358-2663

Alexis Colett

Alexis Colett

Event Manager, Alex Theatre

818-243-2611 x15

Colin Perkins

Colin Perkins

Event Manager, Alex Theatre

818-243-2611 x24

Rafa Posada

Rafa Posada

Technical Stage Manager, Alex Theatre

Kimberly Kurzinger

Kimberly Kurzinger

Box Office Assistant, Alex Theatre

Lido Montovo

Lido Montovo

Maintenance Supervisor

Chad Mata

Chad Mata

Events & Alex Ambassador Coordinator

(818) 243-2611 x 17

BOARD

Executive Committee

Vincent Espinoza, Chair
Community Partner

Pete Weir, Vice Chair
Peter D. Weir, CPA

Mark MacCarley, Treasurer
MacCarley & Rosen, PLC

William “Randy” Slaughter, Secretary
Community Advocate

Elissa Glickman, CEO
Glendale Arts

Philip Lanzafame
Director, Community Development Department

Board of Directors

Richard Bardowell, MD
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center

Kevin Bartanian
KEVANI

Chris Green
Warner Bros.

Dr. Peter J. Green, DMA
Chair, Visual & Performing Arts Division /
Professor of Music, Glendale College
Lilit Harutyunyan
Lilit Harutyunyan Law

Susan Hunt
Community Partner

Armen Karaoghlanian
Armenian Film Society

Ani Keshishian
Anoush Catering / LA Banquets

Phil Kubel
The Stronach Group / XBTV

David MacDonald
Forest Lawn

Abraham Meltzer
Lawyer

Jenny Schwing
Wolfe Managing GP

Paula Unger
Community Partner

Lisa Yeghiayan
Massage Envy Glendale

City of Glendale Liaisons

Philip Lanzafame
Director, Community Development Department

Tamar Sadd
Economic Development Coordinator

Advisory Council

Jeanne Armstrong
Former Director of Development Services,
City of Glendale

Alex A. Baroian
Baroian & Peto LLP

William Boyd Jr.
Charles Dunn Company

Marco Brambilla
Forum Architectural Planning

Patrick Campbell
Bartlett Catering Services

Randy Carter
Motion Picture Director/Producer

Pam Elyea
History For Hire

Eileen Givens
Former Mayor, City of Glendale

Ronald Grzywinski
Law Offices of Ronald Grzywinski

Jeero Habeshian
Glencrest Realty

Bruce Hinckley
Former Corporate CFO, Retired

Max Howard
Exodus Film Group

Rick Lemmo
Caruso Affiliated / Downtown Glendale Association

Betty Porto
Porto’s Cafe & Bakery

Jose Sierra
JM Sierra Company

Gene “Chip” Stone
The Stone-Beck Group at Morgan Stanley

Michael Velazquez
Sadd Velazquez Higashi Shammaa

Joylene Wagner
Community Partner

Jim Wilke
Retired / Past Glendale Arts & Alex Regional Theatre Board Chair

Employment

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