Our Team

We’re passionate about community and art. Firestarters, literally. We’re committed to making Rhode Island a place to live, work and visit.
We endure rain really well. Timeline wizards. We’re creative placemakers.

 

Leadership
Barnaby Evans
Barnaby Evans
Executive Artistic Director
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Peter Mello
Peter Mello
Managing Director
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Paul Kochanek
Paul "PK" Kochanek
Director of Events & Operations
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Laura Duclos
Laura Duclos
Director of Creative Services
401.443.5551
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Admin
Marguerite Bernier
Marguerite Bernier
Office Manager
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Mary Gagnon
Mary Gagnon
Chief Financial Officer
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Tim Blankenship
Tim Blankenship
Interactive Media Manager
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Melanie Steinbrecher
Melanie Steinbrecher
Creative Services Assistant
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Ed Cabral
Ed Cabral
Manager of Sponsorships and Corporate Relations
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Bess Butterworth
Bess Butterworth
Development Associate
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Nicole Nehiley
Nicole Nehiley
Development Assistant - Venue and Corporate Relations
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Sarah Andrews
Sarah Andrews
Development Assistant
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Events & Operations
Jen Kobza
Jenn Kobza
Events & Operations Assistant
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Volunteer
Kim Zoppo
Volunteer Coordinator
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Katherine Entwistle
Katherine Entwistle
Assistant Volunteer Coordinator
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Jerry Suggs
Jerry Suggs
Manager of Educational Programming and Partnerships
401.443.5532
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Production
Elvis Custodio
Elvis Custodio
Production Manager
401.443.5561
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Bobby Read
Bobby Read
Assistant Production Manager
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Dan Trottier
Dan Trottier
Facilities Associate
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Zack Brodeur
Zack Brodeur
Production Team Member
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John Dias
Production Team Member
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Eusebio Moyet
Eusebio "Angel" Moyet
Production Team Member
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Kevin Piatek
Kevin Piatek
Production Team Member
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Levy Rollins
Levy Rollins
Production Team Member
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Doggos
Zane
Zane
Assistant to the Managing Director
Zeus
Head of Security