Shannon Reichley, Hitwoman Productions
Board Chair

Shannon produces television projects ranging from documentaries to lifestyle, web and informational programming as owner of Hitwoman Productions. She was Charlotte’s first female news director at WBTV. Then, in life after TV news, has won awards working with clients such as HGTV, PBS, Travel Channel, DIY Network, and the Atlantic Coast Conference. As a longtime theatre and music patron, Shannon has also volunteered on the boards of Hands on Charlotte and Habitat for Humanity Charlotte.

Janin D’Andrea, Principal ® Financial Group
Vice Chair

Janine’s professional background is in marketing and communications and she currently works as a Marketing Strategist at Principal. Janine is passionate about theatre and has spent many years both onstage and working behind the scenes. Although she transitioned to the business world, Janine kept strong ties with the theatre community. Originally from NY, Janine holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre performance from New York University and recently received her Master of Arts Administration degree from Winthrop University. She is thrilled with the opportunity to merge her business and theatrical backgrounds with a position on the ATC board!

Melissa Frank, FORVIS
Treasurer

Melissa is a Certified Public Accountant and part of the Controller’s group at Collins Aerospace where she spends her days finding the solutions to complex accounting matters.  She is an active supporter of the arts community in Charlotte as a participant in the Arts and Science Council’s Cultural Leadership Program, serving on other cultural boards and being a frequent patron of both the arts and science organizations in the community. Melissa is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University with a Master’s of Accountancy.  In her free time, when she is not seeing a show at ATC she can be found hanging out on Lake Norman with her husband and daughter.

Anna Coon, K&L Gates LLP
Secretary

Anna is a Project Manager with K&L Gates LLP, where she is a member of the Banking and Asset Finance practice group. Her work focuses on representing servicers of commercial mortgage loans throughout the life of the loans. Anna is a proud alum of Davidson College and earned her Master’s degree in Culture, Policy and Management from City University London. As a lifelong lover of the performing arts, first as a dancer and now as a patron, she is thrilled to be working with ATC.

Matt Brown, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Matt is a native Charlottean who understands the value and importance that a vibrant local arts scene has on a community.  In September 2016, Matt joined the Charlotte office of Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management.  Matt is married with a daughter and enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and taking advantage of all the fantastic arts and cultural opportunities Charlotte has to offer.

Laviña Chaves, Bank of America

Laviña has been a long-time supporter of the arts, performing in multiple musicals during her grade school years. As an award-winning transformational leader with over a decade of experience influencing through innovation and collaboration, Laviña has worked with multiple companies & non-profits leading innovative change. Professionally, she is a Senior Vice President supporting the Global Change Policy at Bank of America and also serves as the Past President of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) Charlotte Chapter and Corporate Advisory Board Co-Chair.

Heather Bard, Sodexo

Heather is currently a Human Resources Director with Sodexo. In this role ,she engages the business in Human Capital strategy development and the implementation of Performance and Leadership initiatives. Heather is a proud alumni of KU where she earned her MBA – go Jayhawks! She’s been an avid patron of theater her entire life and has even been on stage herself a time or two. Heather has lived in Charlotte for 19 years and has been attending ATC shows since week 1. She is thrilled to now be serving on the ATC board.

David Crane, Harbour Point Capital

David Crane is a Partner at Harbour Point Capital – a private equity firm. Prior to that David was an Executive at a number of start-up and high growth healthcare service companies – Chairman and CEO of National Surgical Healthcare; Founder, COO and then CEO of MedCath Inc; and COO of MediVision Incorporated. David has adored and been active in live theater first as an extremely mediocre actor and subsequently an avid consumer and patron for 50 years. He has served on the ATC Board for three years. David lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife and three dogs.

Jess Dienna, Ally Bank

Jess spends her days at Ally Bank focusing on Anti-Money Laundering and Enterprise Fraud, Security, and Investigations. Her entire career has focused on understanding the fine print of regulations, governance processes, and working with the business teams to improve their processes. Ms. Dienna has supported the arts community since she was young with a love of community theater that grew as an adult into volunteering with the Arts and Science Council, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation. She is a proud Clemson Tiger who bleeds orange and purple every day.

Allison Infinger, Mecklenburg EMS Agency

Born and raised in Charlotte, Allison had the tremendous privilege of experiencing local art and culture from an early age. Now a patron herself in adulthood, she considers it an honor to serve on the ATC board to preserve and promote the arts for future generations. After earning her Masters in Public Health, Allison joined Mecklenburg EMS Agency where she serves as the Performance Improvement Manager, responsible for strategic planning, clinical quality and process improvement, and continuing education. Allison is currently pursuing a doctorate in Public Policy focused on equity and social justice.

Matthew Joseph, GatorMax Advisors, LLC

Matthew is an Executive Coach and Leadership Development Facilitator based in Charlotte, NC. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and spent 17 years as part of the leadership team for McKinsey & Company’s internal Learning and Leadership Development department. He has always enjoyed attending live theatre with his wife, and his love and commitment to supporting local theatre has only increased as all of his teenaged children have inherited the theatre gene, with a love of both performing and theatre tech.

Rachel Roe, Wells Fargo

Rachel is a lead marketing and communication consultant for the diverse segments, representation, and inclusion (DSRI) division at Wells Fargo & Company. Before joining the bank in September 2021, Rachel spent the previous two years as a full-time graduate student successfully earning her Master of Arts degree in Communication from Queens University in Charlotte. Prior to pursuing her Masters degree on a full-time basis, she held various marketing and communication management positions at Ford Motor Company and General Motors.

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