Staff & Leadership Team

Fernando Z. López Jr

Executive Director

Natasha Anderson

Operations Manager

Jen LaBarbera

Education & Advocacy Manager

Bob Leyh

Programs Manager

Chance McKee

Director of Development

Gardenia Partridge

Entertainment Director

Alex Villafuerte

Marketing & Communications Manager

Ryan Bradley

Exhibitor Relations Coordinator

Vanessa Dubois

Photography Coordinator

Lo Green

Sign Coordinator

Daniel Horan

Festival Manager

McKenzie Jackson

Dispatch Supervisor

Melissa Kelley

Accessibility Co-Manager

Connor Maddocks

Festival Advisor

Mark Maddox

Assistant Parade Manager

Cristy Pastelin

Festival VIP Manager

Alex Riolo

Parade Manager

Haydee Sam

Assistant Festival Manager

Larry M. Sanchez

Festival Ticket Sales Coordinator

Joseph Smith

Medical Director

Tom Urbanski

Parade Finish Line Coordinator

Tyler Vazquez

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Naomi Velez-Mack

Parade Check-in Manager

Marcia Wall

Copy Editor

Joerg Zimmermann

Parade Staging Coordinator