Staff and Trustees

Wexner Center Senior Staff


Johanna Burton
Director (03.01.19)


Brandon Ballog
Acting Director of Creative Services

Jennifer Lange
Curator of Film/Video Studio Program

Shelly Casto
Director of Education

Katie Laux
Director of Patron Services

Megan Cavanaugh
Director of Exhibitions Management

Densil Porteous
Director of Marketing/Communications & Outreach

Lane Czaplinski
Director of Performing Arts

John Smith
Technical Services Manager

David Filipi
Director of Film/Video

Kelly Stevelt
Director of Development

Michael Goodson
Senior Curator of Exhibitions

Maureen Thomas
Director of Administration& Operations

Bill Horrigan
Curator at Large

Wexner Center Foundation Trustees

The Wexner Center for the Arts is governed by the Wexner Center Foundation Board of Trustees, an independent, nonprofit university affiliate foundation established for the purpose of advancing the interests of the Wexner Center for the Arts. The full board meets three times a year, with the executive committee meeting three to four times annually.

Leslie H. Wexner, Chair
Founder/Chairman/CEO, L Brands Inc

Michael V. Drake, MD, Vice Chair
President, The Ohio State University

Bill Lambert, President

David M. Aronowitz
Founder/Chief Strategist, The Gnoêsis Group

Elizabeth P. Kessler
Partner-in-Charge, Jones Day

Lisa M. Barton
Executive Vice President, Utilities,
American Electric Power

C. Robert Kidder
Director, Advanced Drainage Systems,
and Microvi Biotech

Jeni Britton Bauer
Founder/Chief Creative Officer,
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Nancy Kramer
Chief Evangelist, IBM iX

Shelley Bird

Mark D. Kvamme
Cofounder/Partner, Drive Capital

David J. Campisi
CEO/President, Big Lots Inc. (retired)

Ronald A. Pizzuti
Chairman/CEO, The Pizzuti Companies

Brenda J. Drake
Attorney, University Ambassador,
The Ohio State University

Joyce Shenk
Collector/Community Volunteer

Adam R. Flatto
President/CEO, The Georgetown Company

Alex Shumate
Managing Partner, North America,
Squire Patton Boggs

Russell Gertmenian
Managing Partner Emeritus,
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Abigail S. Wexner
Attorney/Community Advocate

Michael Glimcher
CEO, Starwood Retail Partners

Sue Zazon
President, Central Ohio Region,
Huntington National Bank

Brett Kaufman
CEO, Kaufman Development

Ex Officio Trustees

Peter L. Hahn
Divisional Dean of Arts and Humanities,
College of Arts and Sciences/Professor of History
The Ohio State University

Bruce A. McPheron
Executive Vice President/Provost,
The Ohio State University

Bruce A. Soll, Treasurer
Counselor, L Brands Inc.

Mark E. Vannatta, Secretary
Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Updated: April 1, 2019