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The Flower Show

The PHS Team

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Team Leaders

Kristen Bower

Kristen Bower

Associate Director of Creative Services

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Andrew Bunting

Vice President of Public Horticulture

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Leigh Ann Campbell

Director of Urban Design

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David Chrystal

Director of Annual Giving

Matthew Dougherty

Matthew Dougherty

Facilities & Procurement Manager

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Erin Dunkel

Vice President of Marketing & Communications

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Nancy Boutté Finn

Chief Development Officer

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Donald F. Fox

Chief Operating Officer

Keith Green

Keith Green

Director of PHS Landcare

Patti Gregory

Patti Gregory

Vice President of Human Resources

Allison Hagenbuch

Allison Hagenbuch

Senior Director of Information Services

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Tim Ifill

Associate Director of Trees

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Casey Kuklick

Director of Strategy, Planning, and Partnerships

Sam Lemheney

Sam Lemheney

Chief of Shows and Events

Tim Majoros

Tim Majoros

Associate Director of Public Landscapes

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Julianne Schrader Ortega

Chief of Healthy Neighborhoods

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Jimmy Owens

Vice President of Business Development

Seth Pearsoll

Seth Pearsoll

Director of Design, Shows and Events

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Franzi Petermann

Director of Event Operations

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Bernard Pettit

PHS Meadowbrook Farm Operations Manager

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Matt Rader

President

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Melissa Raffel

Director of Volunteer Programs

John Rapini

John Rapini

PHS Meadowbrook Farm Greenhouse Manager

Nicole Juday Rhoads

Nicole Juday Rhoads

Director of Engagement

Joseph Robinson

Joseph Robinson

Associate Director of Technology Services

Rebecca Schuchart

Rebecca Schuchart

Director of Events

Ray Stankiewicz

Ray Stankiewicz

Director of Finance

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Lisa Stephano

Chief Marketing Officer

Cristina Tessaro

Cristina Tessaro

Associate Director - PHS Pop Up Gardens

Julia Thomé

Julia Thomé

Director Gardener Engagement

Justin Trezza

Justin Trezza

Director of Garden Programs

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Karen Tyler

PHS Meadowbrook Farm Business & Administration Manager

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Tamela Vieira

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Greg Zirbser

Greg Zirbser

Associate Director of Financial Planning & Analysis

Standing Committee Members

Jim Averill
Investment
Aaron Belitsky
Audit and Compliance
Tom Bennett
Investment
Andrew Bunting
Meadowbrook Farm Committee, Staff Lead
Gus Carey
Development and Membership
Bernard Carolan
Finance and Administration
Josh Darfler
Strategic Oversight Committee
Robert C. Fell
Audit and Compliance, Chair
Rachael Ferraro
Strategic Oversight Committee
Nancy Finn
Development and Membership, Staff Lead
Julia Fisher
Development and Membership, Chair
Lea Fortunato
Staff Admin on all Committees
Don Fox
Meadowbrook Farm Committee, Staff Lead
Linda Galante
Development and Membership
Brett Glowacki
Finance and Administration
Karen Grimes
Investment
Prema Gupta
Finance and Administration • Governance and Nominating
Christine Henisee
Executive Committee • Executive Compensation • Meadowbrook Farm Committee, Chair
Erich Hickey
Investment
Heidi Hole
Development and Membership
Helen Horstmann
Development and Membership • Strategic Oversight Committee
Robert Jefferson
Finance and Administration
James Jolinger
Investment, Chair
Loree Jones
Executive Committee • Governance and Nominating
Mark Kerschner
Audit and Compliance • Finance and Administration
Nick Kovich
Investment
Casey Kuklick
Strategic Oversight Committee, Staff Lead
Tracy Maeter
Audit and Compliance • Strategic Oversight Committee, Chair
Ann Marshall
Development and Membership
Margret McCarvill
PHS Chair, ex-officio member of all committees, with the exception of the Audit and Compliance Committee
Kevin Melich
Investment
Shoshana Milovsky
Development and Membership, Staff Admin
Karen Minyard
Development and Membership
Molly Morrison
Executive Compensation • Strategic Oversight Committee
Steve Mostardi
Meadowbrook Farm Committee
Regina O’Brien Thomas
Governance and Nominating • Strategic Oversight Committee
Gabriella Paez
Strategic Oversight Committee
Robin Potter
Finance and Administration • Development and Membership • Governance and Nominating
Matt Rader
PHS President, ex-officio member of all Governance Committees, with the exception of the Audit and Executive Compensation committees
Henry Reichner
Audit and Compliance
Tim Riddle
Investment
John Soroko
Governance and Nominating • Strategic Oversight Committee
Eugenia South
Strategic Oversight Committee
Angela Val
Strategic Oversight Committee
Jason Vermillion
Executive Committee, Vice Chair • Finance and Administration, Chair
Tamela Vieira
Staff Lead on Audit and Compliance, Executive Compensation, Finance and Administration, and Investment Committees
Margaret Wallis
Development and Membership
Charlie Wilmerding
Executive Compensation, Chair • Finance and Administration
Maria Wing
Development and Membership