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Nothing at the Adler would be possible without the phenomenal contributions of our staff. From the Guest Services Representatives who greet you as you arrive to the Theaters Presenters and Technicians who run and narrate our sky shows, and from the Marketing team building all of the Adler’s communications and social media posts to the Education staff working with teens and students, everyone working at the Adler plays a crucial role in keeping the Adler a beacon in Chicago.

Full Time/Part Time Staff

Executive Team

Michelle B. Larson, PhD, President & CEO
Andrew Johnston, PhD, Vice President of Museum Experience and Collections
Ryu Mizuno, Chief Revenue Officer
Laura Trouille, PhD, Vice President of Science Engagement & Visualization

Audris Wong, Vice President of Administration & Operations/CFO


Tawny Lane
Randy Leaver
Andrew Martinez
Sarah Sarka
Chanel Wilson


Katie Boyce-Jacino
Chris Helms
Delaney Cummings
Ana Oberweiser


Cesar Cortes
Ann Grant
Cyrus Multhauf
Rob Onorato
Daisy Rivera
Sarah Warner

Enterprise Strategy & Solutions

Katie Bennett
James Levin
Alan Miller
Tom Morris
Jess Ray

Exhibit Design & Production

John Beckman
Orilla Fetro
Jonesy Jones
Jane Knox
QuoVadis Raines
Scott Sedlacek

Experience Development

Emilse Alvarado
Tyshay Ebony Harris
Laureana Martinez
Sarah Smail
Meredith Stepien

Facilities & Operations

Christopher Allen
Zephyr Betker
Joshua Carey
LeVal Jones
Oliver Kingery
Paul McGrath
Alexander Mendoza
Dan Milicevic
Brendan Nolan
Julie Sacco
Dawson Schmidt
Michael Coffman

Far Horizons

Cynthia Tarr
Ken Walczak

Guest Services

Shiniqua Alford
Janet Anderson
Esther Carter
Shirley Ellis
Allen Gatewood
Christopher Grella
Joseph Hernandez
Olivia Nevius
Yolanda Porras-Velasquez
Olivia Rodriguez
Josh Stewart
Antonio Ulloa

Human Resources

Jenean Featherson
Jennifer Long
Linda Meagher
Grace Souza


Ilana Bruton
Stephen J. Hobe
Hannah Radeke
Ani Schmidt
Julia Zuniga
Josh Castleberry

Marketing & Communications

Colleen Cesaretti
Aubrey Henretty
Jennifer Howell
Bella Mutert
Erin Wilson

Office of the President

Karen Donnelly

Private Events

Natalie Avalos
Daniel Bartell
Kaitlyn Brady
David Garcia
Chloe Hammer
Josephine Newcomb
Diamond Pondexter
Marlo Shagar
Conner Sluganski
Kevin Andrade

Public Observing

Hunter Miller
Michelle Nichols

Public Safety

JC Cardona
Quadaiza Chapman
David Diaz
Miko Magoun
Ricky McCoy
Twilia Meeks
Zaira Rodriguez
Quiana Upton
Benjamin Webber

Science Engagement & Visualization

Sam Blickhan
Mark Bouslog
Delilah Clement
Alexander Gurvich
Geza Gyuk, PhD
Ayse Hunt
Margarete Jadamec
Cliff Johnson
Sean Miller
Caitlin Witt
Zach Wolfenbarger
Michelle Yuen
Michael Zevin

Teen Programs

Kelly Borden
Waleska do Valle Santos
l o t i Walker
Lauren Wisbrock

Theaters & Visualization

Dylan Borgerding
Steve Burkland
Lauren Corlies
Terrence Dwyer
Brynn Miller
William B. Kelly
Nick Lake
Aaron Lockman
Patrick McPike
Andrea Minot
Charissa Sedor
Mike Smail

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