People/Contact Us
STAFF
  
For general inquiries, you can reach us at:
  
Detroit Jazz Festival
19900 Harper Avenue
Harper Woods, MI 48225
Phone: 313.447.1248
Fax: 313.447.1249

  
Artistic Director
Christopher B. Collins (profile)
  
Operations and Administration
Jason Huvaere, Managing Director
Sotiris Fotias, Operations Manager
  
Outreach and Education
  

Marketing and Publicity
Tony Michaels (Brand/Profile Consultant)

Dr. Jazz (Radio Publicist)
Don Lucoff (National Publicist)
  
Development, Corporate Partnerships & Vendors

Tara Adams (Suite 2012 LLC - Donor Development and Board of Trustees Liaison)
Tiffany Hilson (Suite 2012 LLC - Donor Development and Grants)
Beverly Maddox (Special Events)


  
Production
Dave Bartlebaugh (Aerial Enterprises)
Darry Dusbiber
  
Artist Relations

Annick Busch (Artist Relations Assistant)
Mary Mahoney (Transportation)
  
Business Manager/Volunteer Coordinator
Shirley Cooper
  
Finance
Cornell Batie (Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer)
  
Design
  
2011 Rebranding & Logo
Skidmore Studio
  
Website
Cynthia Vitko, 275 Design
Maintained by Antonio Manzari
  
Merchandise
Detroit Manufacturing
In memory of the late Robert McCabe, Detroit Jazz Festival founder, and original member of Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation and Board of Trustees.

FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
  
Gretchen Valade, Chair
Christopher B. Collins
Sharon Banks
Thomas Robinson, President
David Sutherland, Secretary
  
DJF BOARD OF TRUSTEES
  
Sharon Banks, Chair
Bankable Marketing Strategies
  
Stanley M. Berry, M.D.
Meridian Health Plan
  
Elizabeth Brooks
Arts, Culture and Education Philanthropy Volunteer
  
Kenneth V. Cockrel Jr.
Detroit Future City
  
Kevin K. Gaines
University of Michigan
  
Karla Hall
DTE Energy
  
George Hill, Chair Emeritus (2005-2010)
Diversified Chemical Technologies, Inc.
  
Nina Holden
College for Creative Studies
 
F. Thomas Lewand
Mayor Mike Duggan
  
Judge Claudia House Morcom
Retired Judge
  
Thomas Robinson
Mack Avenue Records
  
Gerald Smith
Comcast
  
Jason E. Tinsley
JP Morgan Chase
  
Samuel Thomas
Star Development Financial Corp.
  
Dave Usher
Marine Pollution Controls, Inc.
  
Mark Valade
Carhartt
  
Gretchen Valade
Mack Avenue Records & Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation
  
William Patrick Young
Absopure
  
Gretchen Valade