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Portrait of Dayton Live President & CEO Ty Sutton

Leadership

President & CEO

Ty Sutton

Ty Sutton has more than 20 years of arts administration and management experience, including three years at the Butler Arts Center at Butler University in Indiana. Ty was previously the general manager of the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center in Midland, Texas, as well as general manager of The Lincoln Center in Fort Collins, Colo. He has held several arts administration positions, including Programming Director at the University of Utah and Audience Services Manager at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, Calif.

A native of Danville, Calif., in the San Francisco Bay area, Ty earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Utah and is a graduate of the International Association of Venue Manager’s Venue Management School. He and his wife, Polly Creer Sutton, a retired professional ballerina, have two children.

Senior Staff

DARRELL ABNER Vice President – Facilities
JEREMIAH ASTIN Vice President – Ticketing
LISA JAPS Chief Operating Officer
GARY MINYARD Vice President – Education & Engagement
SARAH ROBERTSON Vice President – Operations
MIKE ROGERS Chief Development Officer
DAVID SCHRODI Chief Financial Officer
SUE STEVENS Vice President – Marketing & Communications

Board of Trustees

Dayton Live Board members receive no compensation for their terms.

Officers

CHAIR: CHRIS WYSE President & CEO, Projects Unlimited
VICE CHAIR: DAVE DICKERSON President – Midwest Business Development, Miller Valentine Construction
PAST CHAIR: MARTHA SHAKER President, Concept Rehab, Inc.
TREASURER: DAVID MCGILLIVARY Tax Senior Manager, Brixey & Meyer
SECRETARY: WENDY LEWIS President, 4 Iron Development Group

Members

ERIN R. DAVIS Attorney, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
KAMNA GUPTA Vice President – Shared Services, Winsupply Inc.
JON HALE Vice President Wealth Management, The Hale Group at Morgan Stanley
MARK KEETON Vice President/GM, Aeroseal
KURT KNAPKE Vice President, Solution Strategy, Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions
NICK LAIR Vice President, Value Integration, Premier Health
ALBERT LELAND Community Volunteer
CASEY OTT Global Commodity Leader, GE Aviation
MARLA SCHUSTER NISSAN Attorney/Legal Recruiter, Alan Roberts & Associates
RICK PETERS CEO, Tangram Flex
PATTI L. STOLL Vice President, Wealth Director, PNC Bank, Wealth Management
RODNEY VEAL Completion Coordinator, Sinclair Community College, Television Host, ThinkTV/CET Connect
TERRA WILLIAMS Director, Health Promotion, Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County

Emeritus Society

The Emeritus Society was formed in 2007 to honor the tremendous contributions made by former Trustees of Dayton Live (formerly Victoria Theatre Association) and Art Center Foundation Boards.

The Emeritus Society provides opportunities for former Trustees to reconnect with Dayton Live, meet current staff and Trustees and offers unique experiences to bring old and new friends together.

Members

Michael Allik *
Brian J. Anderson
James G. Anderson
Kent D. Anderson
Larry Anderson *
William S. Anderson
Fred Bartenstein
Suzy Bassani
Bruce P. Bedford
Stave Beinlich
Edward Bentley
John Berry
Richard Berry
Thomas E. Bettcher
Carol A. Blain
John T. Blake
William D. Bloebaum *
P. Irving Bloom
Vincent Bolling*
Marsha Bonhart
Harry Brecha*
Robert E. Buerger
John D. Bullock
Annye Camara
Terry D. Carder
Robert F. Chelle
Richard E Clemens
George Cooper *
Lynn Cornell
Charles Curran
John Danis
Ginny de la Chappelle
Chauncey Dean *
Robert L. DeMarse*
John C. Duritsch
Karen T. Dunlevey
Robert I. Duplain
Daniel W. Duval
Kathy Emery
Daniel J. Enneking
Anice Ervin
Dr. Mike Ervin
Eric C. Evans
Margo Evans
Charles E. Exley
John W. Ey
Gerald S. Fahringer
John G. Fitzpatrick
Timothy J. Foley
John R. Folkerth
Peter H. Forster
Kelly Franz
Neil Freund
Terry Friesenborg
Manuel Garcia
Norma J. Gaston
Russell Gesme
Larry Glickler
Jack Goldfrank
Don R. Graber
Maribeth Graham
Sally J. Grant
Anne S. Greene *
Jonas J. Gruenberg
Sandy Gunlock
Penny Haddick
Alvin E. Hall
William S. Hann
Dorothy Harbach*
Jeanette Harris
Laura Harrelson
Richard H Harvey
Jon G Hazelton
John W. Herbert *
Wylie B. Hogeman
Cheryl S. Holdraker
Katherine B. Hollingsworth
Charles f. Horn
Mark V. Hurd
Macy P. Janney
Dwight T. Johnson
Jim Johnson
Donald Kasle
Ronald Katsuyama
Julie Liss-Katz
Kelly H. Kavanaugh
Robert J. Kegerreis, Ph.D.*
John Kerwood
Susan Kettering
Virginia W. Kettering *
Dudley Kircher
Leo E. Knight *
Howard Krisher
Cate P. Laden
Howard L. Lance
David Lehman
Valerie Lemmie
Gail Levin
Irv Lieberman
William T. Lincoln
Jeff E. Lobaugh
Geoffrey R. Lorenz
Lester L. Lyles

Paula Macllwaine
Rosalie O. Mainous
Mary Kaye Manchur
Eric Marcus
David S. Marshall*
Michael Martin
Lou Mason
Alice McCollum
Judy McCormick
Mike McCurdy
John M. McCurrach
Pat McDonald
Jerrie McGill*
James McSwiney
Ronald McSwiney
Dale L. Medford
Barbara Miller
James M. Miller
Stephen M. Miller
Vail K. Miller
Donna Moon*
Beth Mooney
Gary Morin
JoAnn Murray
Deborah K. Myers
Robert C. Nevin
Shirley Nixon
Robert J. Novello
Casey Ott
Sharon Patterson
James O. Payne
Richard Perales
Frank Perez
David Peterson
Jesse Philips*
Rita Price*
Gordon S. Price*
Bernard Rabinowitz
Pete Redding
Eve Rieger*
Burnell R. Roberts
Michael Robinson
Gerry Anne Rocco
Richard M. Roediger
Gayle Rominger
Charles P. Russ
R. Daniel Sadlier
Frederick W. Schantz
William P. Smith
William Schneider
Benjamin Schuster, MD*
Marian Schuster*
Josephine Schwarz*
Richard Schwartz
Nachum Shamir
Earl Shanks
James Shells
Arthur Shone
Gina Showell
Joan Siebenthaler*
Ira Siegel
Marlene Skilton
Ira Slakter
Rajesh K. Soin
Earl Sterzer*
Raymond Stickel
Phil Stolz
Ginny Strausburg
Gretchen L. Strohmeier *
Thomas Suttmiller
Patricia K. Swanke
Stephen A. Swanson
Leonard I. Sweet
Joanne Teegarden*
Sally F. Ten Eyck*
Burdette Thompson*
Cheri Thompson*
J. Bradford Tillson
Tom Towler
Syl Townsend*
Willie F. Walker
Daryl Ward
Lloyd G. Waterhouse
Fred Weber
William S. Weprin
Michael West
Judith Westerbeck
Thomas C. Wetzel
Richard Whistler*
Betsy Whitney
William S. Wolff
Jean Woodhull*
Judy Wyatt
David L. Wyse
Frederick N. Young

Portrait of Dayton Live President & CEO Ty Sutton

Ty Sutton
President & CEO