Museum Staff

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Executive Office

  • Chief Executive Officer, Susan L. Abrams
  • Assistant to CEO, Alex Knapik

Education and Exhibitions

  • Vice President of Education & Exhibitions, Kelley H. Szany
  • Director of Education, Wendy Singer
  • Assistant Director of Education, Amanda Friedeman
  • Manager of Public Programs and Special Projects, Linda Sonin
  • Associate Manager of Education, Matthew Sackel
  • Education Outreach Coordinator, Jessica Hulten
  • Education Associate, 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
  • Group Tours & Facility Rental Outside Sales Manager, Vacant
  • Visitor Services & Volunteer Programs Coordinator, Fanny Sampson-Cohen
  • Group Tours Inside Sales Associate, Bernadette Marty
  • Marketing Associate, Michelle Gatesy
  • Communications Associate, Sierra Wolff


  • 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 Manager of Development – Events, Allison Block
  • Development Coordinator, Cassandra Londo
  • Development Associate – Grants, Josh Mandell


  • Vice President of Finance and Operations, Eric Schwager
  • Controller, Keith Kijek
  • Operations Assistant, Josephine Barrett
  • Operations Assistant, Madeline Halperin
  • Director of Security, David Smart
  • Assistant Director of SecurityNicholas Senese, Jr.
  • Security Coordinator, Steve Chalem
  • IT Manager, Ron Friedman
  • Media Technology Specialist – Exhibits and Events, Andrew Oleksiuk
  • IT Help Desk Coordinator, Jeff Sherry
  • Building Operations Manager, Tony Scheurich
  • Head Custodian, Matt Duda
  • Custodians, Jim Bischoffer, August Mosco, and David Innocente
  • Retail Shop Coordinators, Betty Katsaros, Rena Orlov, and Sherri Spector




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