Staff & Board of Directors

Meet the People Behind the Scenes at A Red Orchid!

This page features members of our staff and board of directors. Each staff photo links through to an extended biography. Looking for members of A Red Orchid’s Ensemble? Click here.

Staff

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Audrey Billings

Managing Director

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Kirsten Fitzgerald

Artistic Director

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Travis A. Knight

Associate Artistic Director

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Hope Campbell Gundlah

Communications Coordinator

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Stephanie Shum

Individual Giving Coordinator

Rebecca Eaton Creech
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Becky Creech

Foundation & Corporate Relations Specialist

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Reilly Ribeiro

Audience Services Manager

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Peter Ruiz

Literary Coordinator

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Kyle Stoffers

Administrative & Casting Assistant

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Taylor Adams

Box Officer

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Sadieh Rifai

Artistic Development Coordinator

Lawrence Grimm

Lawrence Grimm

Director of Education

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Christa van Baale

Resident Stage Manager

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Stephanie Heller

Resident Stage Manager

Board of Directors

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Jane Madden

Board Chair

Managing Partner, Global Sustainability & Social Impact – Finn Partners

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Georgia Casciato

Vice Chair

Regent, American College of Healthcare Executives – Metro Chicago/ Georgia Casciato Healthcare Consulting Inc.

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Hugh Breslin

Treasurer

Managing Director – Wells Fargo Advisors

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Lawrence Grimm

Secretary

Actor, Founding Ensemble Member

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Dado

Director, Performer, Teacher, Ensemble Member

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Myron Elliott-Cisneros

Costume Designer, Teacher, Ensemble Member

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Kirsten Fitzgerald (Ex-Officio)

Actor, Artistic Director, Ensemble Member

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Dozie Ibekwe

Senior Associate – Madison Dearborn Partners

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Erika Jackson

Vice President – Strategic Leadership, InSite Realty Advisors

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Rebecca Mills

President – W K Mills Consulting, Inc.

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Erin Roberts

Chief Partnership Officer – The Executives’ Club of Chicago

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Michael Shannon

Actor, Founding Ensemble Member

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Fred Spreen

Director of Stable Value Investments – New York Life (Midwest Region)

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Christian Chadd Taylor

Attorney (Retired) – Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Guy Van Swearingen

Actor, Founding Ensemble Member, Chicago Fire Department (Retired)

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Robert Weil

Financial Advisor – The AdvisoryOne Group

Associate Board

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Chloe Tarnowski

Associate Board Chair

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Rebecca Husk

Associate Board Vice Chair

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Reilly Ribeiro

Engagement Chair

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Paul Martin

Fundraising Chair

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Taylor Adams
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Sean Baloun
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Conor Delaney
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Sydney Hanson
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Marcin Jedrzejewski
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Hope Campbell Gundlah

Ex-Officio (Staff Liaison)

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Stephanie Shum

Ex-Officio (Staff Liaison)