Museum Staff

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Executive Office

  • Chief Executive Officer, Susan L. Abrams
  • Assistant to CEO, Kara Hendrickson

Education and Exhibitions

  • Vice President of Education & Exhibitions, Kelley H. Szany
  • Director of Education, Vacant
  • Director of Public Programs, Lillian Polus Gerstner
  • Harvey L. Miller Family Youth Educator, Amanda Friedeman
  • Associate Manager of Education, Matthew Sackel
  • Education Outreach Coordinator, Jessica Hulten
  • Education Assistant, Meghan Gieseker 
  • Chief Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Arielle Weininger
  • Exhibitions Manager, John Tweedie
  • Registrar, Emily Mohney


  • Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, Marcy Larson
  • Partnership Development Manager, Sharon Fine
  • Visitor Services & Volunteer Programs Coordinator, Fanny Sampson-Cohen
  • Marketing Associate, Michelle Gatesy
  • Communications Assistant, Thomas Jilk


  • Vice President of Development, Ken Cooper
  • Associate Director of Development – Public & Private Grants, Eve Samson
  • Associate Director of Development – Annual Giving & Membership, Lori Fagenholz
  • Assistant Director of DevelopmentLisa Beth Gansberg
  • Event Coordinator, Allison Block
  • Development Associate, Cassandra Londo
  • Development Associate – Grants, Jodi Lacy


  • Vice President of Finance and Operations, Eric Schwager
  • Controller, Keith Kijek
  • Operations Assistant, Katie Zarletti
  • Operations Assistant, Josephine Barrett
  • Director of Security, David Smart
  • Assistant Director of SecurityNicholas Senese, Jr.
  • Security Coordinator, Steve Chalem
  • IT Manager, Vacant
  • Technology Operations Coordinator, Andrew Oleksiuk
  • Building Operations Manager, Tony Scheurich
  • Head Custodian, Matt Duda
  • Custodian, Jim Bischoffer, August Mosco, and David Innocente
  • Retail Shop Coordinators, Betty Katsaros, Rena Orlov, and Sherri Spector



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