Administrative Offices

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
The Historic Hamm Building, 3rd Floor
408 Saint Peter Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102-1497

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President’s Office

Jon Limbacher
Managing Director and President

Amy Thirsten
Executive Assistant

Tom Kornacker
Special Assistant to the President

Artistic Administration

Kyu-Young Kim
Artistic Director

Paul Finkelstein
Artistic Planning Manager

Erin Jude
Director of Education and Community Engagement

Kate Nordstrum
Liquid Music Curator; Executive Producer of Special Projects

Eleanor Owens GrandPre
Education Manager

Orchestral Operations

Jason Piehl
Orchestra Manager

Cassandra Flowers
Concert and Events Manager

Sarah Gingerich
Production Coordinator

Natalie Hokanson
Operations and Touring Manager

Jon Kjarum
Technical Director

Joe Kohake
Operations Assistant

James Kortz

Kelly MacLennan
Director of Orchestra Personnel

Ann Piotrowski
Event Supervisor


Katie Berg
Director of Development

David Afdahl
Individual Gifts Coordinator

Kate Ailabouni
Development Assistant

Becky Cline
Associate Director of Development

Megan Foust
Development Operations Coordinator

Morgan Graby
Major Gifts Officer

Nina Graham
Grants and Institutional Support Manager

Katelin Richter Davis
Assistant Director of Development for Individual Giving

Jackie Ruprecht
Donor Stewardship Coordinator


Beth Toso
Chief Financial Officer

Kristen Hager

Mark Niehaus
Accounting Manager

Human Resources

Jen Muenchow
Director of Human Resources

Marketing and Public Relations

Lindsey Thoreson Hansen
Director of Marketing

Gretchen Hazelton
Creative Manager

Sam Tygiel
Audience Development Manager

Ronnell Wheeler
Marketing Assistant

Chris Woznicki
Marketing Manager

Joe Grigar
Database and Digital Marketing Coordinator

Digital Media

Matt Thueson
Executive Producer of Digital Media

Ticket Office

Courtney Stirn
Ticket Office Manager

Ticket Office Associates
Abby Campbell, Jeb Essig-Beatty, Jo Gilbertson, Margie Heideman, Rosie Hughes, Tim Igel, Josh LaGrave, Jonathan Posthuma, Jon Savin