Board of Directors

The Orlando Philharmonic is served by a 30+ member board, comprised of area business leaders and community volunteers. In addition, 25% of the board positions are held by musicians of the orchestra.

 

Officers

  • RK Kelley

    Community Volunteer

    President

  • Dr. Mary Palmer

    Mary Palmer & Associates, LLC, Consultants in Education and the Arts, Professor Emerita University of Central Florida

    Vice President & President-Elect

  • Melody B. Lynch

    Shareholder, Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed, P.A.

    Secretary

  • Duncan DeWahl

    Senior Financial Advisor, Delta Capital Management, LLC

    Treasurer

Members

  • Rosalind Beck

    Principal Harp, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Rimma Bergeron-Langlois

    Concertmaster, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Joseph Bert

    Chairman and CEO, Certified Financial Group, Inc

  • Colleen Blagov

    Principal Flute, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Nikolay Blagov

    Principal Clarinet, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Lyman Brodie

    Principal Trumpet, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • John Casebier

    Senior Vice President, Seacoast Bank

  • Linda W. Chapin

    Chapin Communications, Inc. Former Orange County Mayor

  • Val Collins

    Community Volunteer

  • Whitworth Cotten

    Community Volunteer

  • Candice J. Crawford

    President/CEO, Mental Health Association

  • Susan M. Curran

    Programmer, Rollins College

    Founder, Orlando Philharmonic

  • Seline H. Dreifus

    Board Member Emerita, Community Volunteer

  • Peter Dutilly

    Viola, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Michael Elsberry

    Counsel, Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed, P.A.

  • Lisa Simonton Everett

    Community Volunteer

  • Carolyn Fennell

    Senior Director of Public Affairs and Community Relations, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

  • Carol Stanley Fenner

    Board Member Emerita, Community Volunteer

  • Mark Fischer

    Founder & Principal Horn, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Elisha Gonzalez

    Duke Energy

  • Alex B. Gourlay

    SVP/Director, Central & North Florida, Fifth Third Private Bank

  • Joni Hanze

    Associate Concertmaster, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Thomas J. Herder

    General Counsel, Power Generation Services Division, Siemens Energy, Inc.

  • Donna Hoffman

    President, Friends of the Orlando Philharmonic

  • Michael Hsu

    Chief Financial Officer, Central Florida Kidney Centers, Inc.

  • Jim Kersey

    Managing Partner, Real Estate Collaborative, LLC

  • Thomas Macklin

    Trumpet, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Carol Massey

    Massey Services, Inc.

  • Maureen May

    Cello, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Stephanie Mellenberndt

    Director of Marketing Strategy and Grassroots, Orlando Magic

  • Jeffrey Moore

    Dean, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Central Florida

  • Ann Hicks Murrah

    Community Volunteer

  • Christopher Nolin

    Percussion, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Antonia Novello, MD, Dr. PH.

    14th United States Surgeon General, Community Volunteer

  • Paul Oppedisano

    Vice President, Premium Experiences, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

  • Daniel J. Podberesky, M.D.

    Radiologist-in-Chief, Nemours Children’s Health System

  • Christopher J. Ranck

    Community Volunteer

  • Beth Smith

    Community Relations Manager, Orlando Health

  • Jamie Strefeler

    Principal Oboe, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Melissa Swedberg

    Viola, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Larry Tobin

    President & CEO, FAIRWINDS Credit Union

  • Joseph Vascik

    Trombone, Orlando Philharmonic

    Musician Board Member

  • Bryce L. West

    Community Volunteer