"Inspiring and Building a Strong Community Through Music" is the core of everything we do.
The Columbus Symphony takes its responsibility for our role in the community seriously, and we are committed to be the "National Exemplar of a Vibrant Dynamic Orchestra."
All that we do to share the transformative power of music to our diverse audiences is supported through our efforts to:
- Pursue Excellence and Innovation
- Elevate the Quality of Life in Our Community
- Create a Robust Financial Future
Board of Trustees
Lisa Barton, Chair - Executive Vice President – Utilities, American Electric Power
Robert E. Morrison, Jr., Vice Chair - Senior Vice President, Huntington Bank/Huntington Trust
Alan Litzelfelner, Treasurer - President & CEO, Central Management Co.
Amy Shore, Secretary - Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer – Nationwide Insurance
Kurt Bendeck, Vice President Corporate Controller, Safelite Group
G. Ross Bridgman, Retired Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, LLP
Robert Cochran, Retired Partner, PDS Planning, Inc.
Michael P. Foley, SVP Director, PNC Wealth Management
Kenneth M. Freedman, Vice President and General Manager, NBC4/WCMH-TV
Hector Garcia, Senior Counsel, Regulatory Services, American Electric Power
Jack George, Retired Director of Endocrinology, OSU Wexner Medical Center
Joseph Hamrock, President and CEO, NiSource
Cindy Hilsheimer, Managing Principal, BeecherHill
Terry Hoppmann, Limited Partner, Edward Jones
Eric Johnson, Sr. Research Scientist, Battelle
Michelle Kerr, President and Chairman, Lightwell
Phillip J. La Susa, Vice President – Oil & Gas Market Sector, TRC Companies, Inc.
Varun Mahajan, Chief Executive Officer, Mahajan Therapeutics
The Honorable Judge Algenon L. Marbley, Chief United States District Judge, Southern District of Ohio
Stephen E. Markovich, MD, President and CEO, OhioHealth
Gay Su Pinnell, Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University
Skip Prichard, President and CEO, OCLC
Betsy Schumacher, EVP, Merchandising, Bath and Body Works
Christine Shumway Mortine, Commercial Pilot CFI CFII MEI; Soprano, Conductor
Steve Snethkamp, Advisory Partner, Ernst & Young
Joseph Sofia, SVP Commercial Banking, First Financial Bank
Michael Weiss, Retired CEO, Express
Nelson Yoder, Principal, Crawford Hoying
Constance J. Bauer, President, Columbus Symphony League
Rose Hume, President, Friends of the Columbus Symphony
Karl Pedersen, Member, Orchestra Committee
David Thomas, Member, Orchestra Committee
Ronald A. Pizzuti