Finance profiles LA
New Orleans, Louisiana
Years in current position: 7
Years in the field: 7
Administrator, Symphony Chorus of New Orleans
Management, construction industry
What are the most surprising, interesting or challenging aspects of your day-to-day work?
Working with temporarily restricted revenue.
What inspired you to work for an orchestra?
Lifelong love of orchestral music combined with business experience.
Would you have done anything differently?
I joined the family construction firm out of college, where I stayed for 23 years. If starting over, I would have left that field sooner.
What advice would you offer to someone considering the orchestra field?
Acquire as much technical training as possible and have a working knowledge of how orchestras operate.
Any other advice?
Hop on! It’s a great ride, a great chance to work with highly intelligent, motivated people.