Our Staff

Executive/Administrative Team

Paul C. Holm

CEO

Paul holds a B.A. in Music and Secondary Education from Anderson University. Paul began his career in 1993 serving two churches in Indiana and West Virginia as associate pastor leading each congregation…

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Judith Peters

Administrative Assistant

Judith has been serving twelve years in the Customer Service Department providing excellent support to our patrons, faculty and staff. Now, Judith is in a different role at FAA where she serves…

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Suzanne Benet

Manager of Finance and Human Resources

Suzanne is responsible for the oversight and coordination of all financial matters at The Fine Arts Association. Suzanne is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Ohio. She earned her B.A.…

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Michael Lund Ziegler

Director of Education

Originally from Seymour, Wisconsin, Michael holds an M.M. in Orchestral Conducting from Ball State University and a B.A. in Music Education from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with additional study at the…

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Jackie DiFrangia

Education Coordinator

Jackie DiFrangia is thankful, honored, and excited to join the Fine Arts team! After graduating from John Carroll University in 2016, Jackie interned with various Cleveland theaters, including Dobama Theatre, Cleveland Play…

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Ann Marie Raddell MT-BC, NICU MT

Associate Director of Creative Arts Therapies

B.M., Music Therapy, University of Dayton. Board Certified Music Therapist, since 2006. Specialized certification in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Music Therapy. Ann Marie joined the Fine Arts Association team as a music…

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Melissa Sexstella

Associate Director of Visual Arts Education

Melissa is a certified visual art teacher licensed to teach Pre-K through 12th grade. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Art Education, graduating Magna Cum Laude from Kent State University in…

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Howard Washington

Creative Director of Dance

Bio coming soon!

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Yvonne Delgado Thomas, M.Ed.

Director of Development

Yvonne Delgado Thomas holds a Master’s in Education Administration from Youngstown State University, a BSE in Education from Kent State University, Yvonne has been at The Fine Arts Association since 2013. Prior, Yvonne…

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Laura Matteo

Development Assistant

Laura Matteo holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts Management from John Carroll University. After graduating in 2018, she completed a semester in the Disney College Program at Walt Disney World, then returned…

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Alyssa Lombardi

Manager of Marketing and Communications

Alyssa Lombardi holds a B.A. in Two-Dimensional Studies with a focus in Arts Management and Painting from Bowling Green State University. She recently completed her M.A. (all but thesis) in Arts Administration…

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Marcia Kish

Special Projects Coordinator

Marcia has been involved with FAA for a number of years as a volunteer, dance parent, and now on the FAA leadership team! She oversees a number special projects ranging from print…

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David Malinowski

Roger and Anne Clapp Chair of Performing Arts

David began his relationship with The Fine Arts Association in 1983 as a violin student of Dr. Carol Linsenmeier. His interest and fondness of theatre began and developed while a member of…

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Ann Hedger

Programming Coordinator

Ann has been involved with The Fine Arts Association’s theatre productions since 1982. She joined the office staff full time in 1994 and currently is the Programming Coordinator working with both the…

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Margaret “Maggie” Gatzke

Customer Experience Coordinator

Margaret “Maggie” Gatzke graduated from Mentor High in 2003 and has two degrees with theatre concentration. An Associate of Arts from Lakeland Community College and a Bachelor of Arts from Lake Erie…

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Alice D’Andrea

Customer Experience Representative

Alice D’Andrea first joined The Fine Arts Association as a student, playing clarinet for seven years. She graduated from Thomas W. Harvey High School in 2017, and recently graduated from Cleveland State…

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Dee Germano

Customer Experience Representative

Biography coming soon!

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Fred Burkhart

Maintenance Staff

Biography coming soon!

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Austin Reese

Maintenance Assistant

Austin Reese is a very friendly and smiling addition to the FAAmily. He helps ensure the FAA building is clean, organized, and accessible. One of Austin’s favorite parts about working at FAA…

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