Board of Directors

San Diego Theatres has a board comprised of diverse business and community leaders. The Board of Directors provides the policy direction and general oversight for San Diego Theatres' management, marketing, operations and maintenance of the San Diego Civic Theatre and the historic Balboa Theatre.

  • Jim Waring, Chair

    James Waring

    Chair
  • Abigail Nachtomi Feldman, Vice Chair

    Abigail Nachtomi Feldman

    Vice Chair
  • Lynn Thiele, Director

    Lynn Thiele

    Secretary/Treasurer
  • Patricia McQuater, Director

    Patricia McQuater

    Director
  • Stacie Spector, Director

    Stacie Spector

    Director
  • David Hsiao, Director

    David Hsiao

    Director
  • Jason Clement, Director

    Jason Clement

    Director
  • Morri Chowaiki, Director

    Morri Chowaiki

    Director
  • Catherine (Cat) Hastings, Director

    Catherine (Cat) Hastings

    Director
  • Joseph Martinez

    Director
  • Scott Westover

    Director

Corporate Officers

  • Carol Wallace, President & CEO

    Carol Wallace

    President & CEO
  • Kelly Bargabos, CFO/COO

    Kelly Bargabos

    CFO/COO

Executive Leadership

  • Carol Wallace – President & CEO
  • Kelly Bargabos – CFO/COO

Department Directors

  • Cindy Bowers – Director of Programming
  • Brendan Farley – Director of Operations
  • Karla Padilla – Director of Human Resources
  • Lyle Mardis – Director of Engineering
  • Teri McPherson – Director of Development & Ticketing
  • Daniel Perilla – Director of Information Technology
  • Pete Seaney – Director of Production

Management Team

  • Ric Marcelino – Public Safety Manager
  • Darla Bailey – Senior Ticketing Services Manager
  • Laura Briney – Marketing Manager
  • Fely Blanz – Accounting Manager
  • Erik Engstrom – Senior Engineering Manager
  • Kyle Pulverenti – Senior Programming Manager

San Diego Theatres is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization that manages, markets, operates and maintains the San Diego Civic Theatre in the heart of downtown and the historic Balboa Theatre in the Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego Theatres generates revenues that exceed $10 million annually and serves over 500,000 patrons each year through arts and entertainment presentations. The Theatres revenues come primarily from ticket sales, food and beverage sales, rental fees, ticketing and professional services fees, and donations.

Mission

San Diego Theatres delivers exceptional performing arts and educational experiences, fosters collaboration and partnerships, and creates an accessible place for all people to enjoy the arts.

Vision

To provide State-of-the Art venues for a vibrant arts community.

Values

We share our passion for the arts with our colleagues, our patrons, our partners, and our community. We embrace and celebrate these values:

  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness
  • Ethics
  • Excellence