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Administration

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Marilynn Gardner
President & CEO

Daniel Blondin
Executive VP & General Counsel

Michelle T. Boone
Chief Program & Engagement Officer
Jeff Brown
Chief Financial Officer
Brian Murphy
Chief Operations Officer

 


FINANCE, ACCOUNTING AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Marie L. Connolly
Director of Risk Management

Martha Farrell
Director of Financial Planning & Analysis


MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Payal Patel
Director of Communications

Mark Thompson
Vice President of Data, Analytics & Strategic Marketing


PEOPLE & CULTURE

Norissa Bailey
Vice President of People & Culture

Amber Tewell
Payroll Administrator


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Chuck Sansone
Director of IT Services


OPERATIONS & SECURITY

Mike Degnan
Senior VP of Operations

Dan Mitchell
Vice President of Construction

John Graeber
Executive Director of Safety & Security

Matthew Knoll
Transportation Manager

Gus Marks
Assistant Director of Safety & Security

Abdul M. Merza
Transportation Manager

Evon Orsi
Security Manager

Glenn M. Schlesser
Fire Safety & EMS Manager

Kevin J. Tribett
Security Manager


RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Andrea Chwee
Special Events Manager

Chona M. Maglaya
Director of Board & Donor Relations

Bahati Marie
Resource Development Associate 


ARTS, CULTURE & ENGAGEMENT

Erika Taylor
Senior Director, Production & Operations


GUEST EXPERIENCE

Seth Kagy
VP of Sales & Guest Experience

 

About Navy Pier

More Than You Imagine

Navy Pier is the People’s Pier, Chicago’s lakefront treasure, welcoming all and offering dynamic and eclectic experiences through partnerships and programs that inspire discovery and wonder.

Since its reopening in 1995, more than 180 million guests have come to enjoy the Pier's 50 acres of unparalleled attractions and experiences. In 2020, Navy Pier continues to evolve into an accessible, year-round centerpiece for Chicago’s diverse arts and cultural treasures.


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600 E. GRAND AVENUE
CHICAGOIL 60611
1-800 595-PIER (7437)

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