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Leadership

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Marilynn Gardner
President & CEO

Jeff Brown
Chief Financial Officer

Brian Murphy
Chief Operations Officer

Arnaldo Rivera
Chief Administrative & Equity Officer


FINANCE, ACCOUNTING AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Marie L. Connolly
Director of Risk Management

Mario LaPlaca
Controller

Andrea K. Chim
Accounting Manager

Sharon Edwards
Accounting Generalist


MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Payal Patel
Director of Communications & Public Relations

Mark  D. Thompson
VP  of Data Analytics & Strategic Marketing

Marlen Gonzalez
Digital Media Coordinator

Diamond Clay
Sign Coordinator


PEOPLE & CULTURE

Bobbie Moore
Director of People & Culture


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Chuck Sansone
Director of IT Services

Ken Mysliwiec
Network Services & Security Administrator


OPERATIONS & SECURITY

Mike Degnan
Senior VP of Operations

Dan Mitchell, AIA
Vice President of Construction

John Graeber
Director of Safety & Security

Jim Harris
Director of Property Management and Leasing

Janeen Foriest
Brand Activations & Assistant Property Manager

Matthew Knoll
Transportation Manager

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
Director of Planning

Chona M. Maglaya
Director of Board & Donor Relations

Joe Zyer
 Grant Associate


ARTS, CULTURE & ENGAGEMENT

Erika Taylor
Senior Director, Production & Operations

Roselle Allen
Program Manager

Dylan Hankey
Program Manager


GUEST EXPERIENCE

Seth Kagy
VP of Sales & Guest Experience

Devonne Phams
Assistant Director of Guest Experience

Gregory K. Porter
Training & Development Manager

Desiree Davis
Guest Experience Manager

Desiree Owens
Guest Experience Manager

 

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 2021, Navy Pier continues to evolve into an accessible, year-round centerpiece for Chicago’s diverse arts and cultural treasures.


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Navy Pier

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

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