Lyric Opera of Kansas City brings the best the opera world has to offer to Kansas City.


Deborah SandlerDeborah Sandler

General Director and CEO

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Finance, Administration and Building Services

  • Jeff Walker, Chief Financial Officer
  • Danny Boteler, Controller
  • Amy Peak, Human Resources and Accounting Manager
  • Kim Hentges, Executive Assistant to the General Director
  • Melissa Roberts, Accounting Associate

Artistic Administration

  • Vinson Cole, Creative Consultant, Director, Resident Artists Program
  • Brad Trexell, Artistic Administrator


  • Tracy Davis-Singh, Director of Production
  • R. Keith Brumley, Resident Scenic Designer and Technical Director
  • Brad Kanouse, Technical Director
  • Sarah Zsohar, Production and Facilities Associate


  • Joe Bellinger, Chief Development Officer
  • Nicole Eubanks, Individual Giving Director
  • Ed Matheny, Manager of Institutional Giving
  • Shannon Rolle, Manager of Development Operations

Marketing & Communications

  • Austin Baragary, Assistant Marketing Manager
  • Ellen McDonald, Publicity Consultant
  • Catie Pedersen, Senior Manager of Ticketing & Patron Services
  • Chris Roady, Sales and Service Manager
  • Holt McCarley, Joie Meyers, Jess Wagner and Tish Wilson, Ticketing & Patron Services Representatives


  • Linda Ade Brand, Director of Education and Community Engagement
  • Ashley Beth Burnett, Education Assistant
  • LaTeesha M. Jackson, Education Assistant

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