Development Staff

Donor Relations
206.215.4832 |
PO Box 21906 | Seattle, WA 98111-3906

Maria K. Yang Vice President of Development
To reach Maria Yang, please contact Alexa Bayouk.

Alexa Bayouk Development Officer, Assistant to VP of Development
206.215.4876 |

Nicholas Walls Director of Major & Principal Gifts
206.215.4805 |

Marsha Wolf Senior Major Gift Officer
206.215.4844 |

Catherine Porciuncula Major Gift Officer
206.336.6623 |

Rob Wiseman Senior Director of Individual Giving
206.215.4883 |

Jackie Ernst Director of Individual Giving
206.215.4852 |

Aaron Sumpter Gift Officer
206.215.4734 |

Kathleen Shin Gift Officer
206.215.4717 |

Betsy Groat Senior Manager of Individual Giving
206.215.4832 |

Martin K. Johansson Development Communications & Grants Manager
206.215.4832 |

Katrina Finder Development Coordinator
206.215.4832 |

Emily Kreidler Development Coordinator
206.215.4832 |

Gabrielle Turner Gift Processing Coordinator
206.215.4832 |

Stephanie Matsunaga Development Temp
206.215.4832 |

Samantha DeLuna Director of Special Events
206.215.4728 |

Jessica Kittams Stewardship Events Manager
206.215.4868 |

Paul Gjording Director of Institutional Giving & Government Relations
206.215.4838 |

Madyson Ellars Institutional Giving Officer
206.215.4727 |

Seattle Symphony Telefunding
The Seattle Symphony uses professional callers through SD&A Teleservices, Inc. to invite donors and prospective donors to help support the company with a donation. We are proud of our tireless group of telephone representatives who partner with the Symphony to do this important work. Outbound calls from our team will appear in Caller ID as 206.208.2299.

Daniel Blanday
Jeri Doney
Julie Halpern
Brian Jacoby-McCurdy
Lynn Liccardo
Elizabeth Stone

If you have any questions about a call you may have received or a Seattle Symphony campaign you were asked to make a donation to, please don't hesitate to contact us at or 206.215.4832.