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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.


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


Zephyr Betker
Tawny Lane
Randy Leaver
Sarah Sarka
Chanel Wilson


Michael Zevin


Katie Boyce-Jacino, PhD
Delaney Cummings
Chris Helms
Jane Kanter


Cesar Cortes
Cyrus Multhauf
Daisy Rivera

Enterprise Strategy & Solutions

Katie Bennett
James Levin
Alan Miller
Tom Morris
Jess Ray

Exhibit Design & Production

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

Experience Development

Emilse Alvarado
Tyshay Ebony Harris
Laureana Martinez
Sarah Smail
Meredith Stepien

Facilities & Operations

Christopher Allen
Kai Brady
Joshua Carey
Michael Coffman
Daisy Guadarrama
Leslie Lehman
Alexander Mendoza
Dan Milicevic
Brendan Nolan
Julie Sacco
Tim Zigler

Far Horizons

Zachary Hafen-Saavedra
Cynthia Tarr
Ken Walczak

Guest Services

Shiniqua Alford
Janet Anderson
Esther Carter
Allen Gatewood
Christopher Grella
Joseph Hernandez
Nikesha Johnson
Olivia Nevius
Yolanda Porras-Velasquez
Olivia Rodriguez
Josh Stewart
Antonio Ulloa
Rachael Wade

Human Resources

Brittany Bullard
Jenean Featherson
Jennifer Long
Linda Meagher
Grace Souza


Ilana Bruton
Josh Castleberry
Cecilia Griggs
Stephen J. Hobe
Paul Kaufman
Vincent Lotesto
Jonah Radeke
Isabelle Rizo
Ani Schmidt
Stephanie Sorter
Julia Zuniga

Marketing & Communications

Colleen Cesaretti
Aubrey Henretty
Jennifer Howell
Elisa Juliano
Bella Mutert
Erin Wilson

Office of the President

Karen Donnelly

Private Events

Natalie Avalos
Kaitlyn Brady
Samuel Donnell
David Garcia
Chloe Hammer
Josephine Newcomb
Diamond Pondexter
Marlo Shagar
Conner Sluganski

Public Observing

Hunter Miller
Michelle Nichols

Public Safety

Kevin Andrade
JC Cardona
Quadaiza Chapman
David Diaz
Greg Jenkins
Miko Magoun
Twilia Meeks
Natalie Weathers
Benjamin Webber
Elesha Winston

Science Engagement & Visualization

Safa Azad
Sam Blickhan
Mark Bouslog
Holly Burd
Delilah Clement
Alexander Gurvich
Geza Gyuk, PhD
Ayse Hunt
Margarete Jadamec
Cliff Johnson
Sean Miller
Michid Sereerer
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
William B. Kelly
Nick Lake
Aaron Lockman
Patrick McPike
Brynn Miller
Andrea Minot
Charissa Sedor
Mike Smail

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