Our People

Our People

 

Our Leaders

Jill Savitt
President/Chief Executive Officer
Donald Byrd
Chief Operating Officer
Adriana M. Higgins
Chief Advancement Officer
Kama Pierce
Chief Program Officer

Keisha Lewis
Head of Visitor Services

Jennifer Richardson
Sr. Director People & Culture
Sonya Pierce
Sr. Director of Facilities
James Richards
Director of Communications
Nicole A. Moore
Director of Education
Brian Parrott
Director of Events & Meeting Operations
Lance Wheeler
Director of Exhibitions
Autumn Duncan
Director of Marketing
Tim’m West
Executive Director, LGBTQ Institute
DJ Sims
Director of Truth + Transformation Initiative
Philip Polk
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Experiences Leader
Ryan M. Roemerman
Advocacy Advisor


Departments

Administration

Jill Savitt
President & Chief Executive Officer

Donald Byrd
Chief Operating Officer

Jennifer Richardson
Sr. Director People & Culture

Judy Klose
Office Manager / Executive Assistant / Board Liaison

Olivia Greene-Knight
Finance Specialist

Visitor Services

Keisha Lewis
Head of Visitor Services

Lisle Dorsey
Sr. Manager of Group Sales & Marketing

Donald Young
Manager of Visitor Services

Maugrette Washington
Assistant Manager, Visitor Services

Jabril Lovelady
Visitor Experience Supervisor

Kelly Crosby
Volunteer Coordinator

Reece Harris
Visitor Services Lead

Jada Scott
Admissions Lead

Anthony Choice
Group Sales Coordinator

Darien Gulley
Visitor Services Assistant

Daryl Ifetayo- Williams
Visitor Services Assistant

Dani Mustafa- Quintana
Visitor Services Assistant

Shmyra Ransom
Visitor Services Assistant

Events

Brian Parrott
Director of Events and Meeting Operations

Joanne Lerner
Events Manager

Madison Jones 
Events Coordinator

CamRon Torain
Events Coordinator

Programs & Initiatives

Kama Pierce
Chief  Program Officer

Interpretation

Nicole A. Moore
Director of Education

Lance Wheeler
Director of Exhibitions

Kate Moore
Manager of Education

Chauncey Smith
Education Technologist

Public Engagement

Cameron Argotsinger
Senior Manager of Public Engagement

Janani Suresh
Programs Coordinator

Truth + Transformation

DJ Sims
Director, Truth + Transformation Initiative

Autumn Smith
Truth + Transformation Lead Coordinator

Mikala Bush
Truth + Transformation Coordinator

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Experiences

Philip Polk
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Program Lead

Tim’m West
DEI Facilitator

Jad-Évangelo Nasser
DEI Facilitator

Attallah Pamoja
DEI Facilitator

LGBTQ+ Institute

Tim’m West
Executive Director, LGBTQ+ Institute

Advancement

Adriana Higgins
Chief Advancement Officer

Development

Emily Startup
Sr. Manager of Development

Cathy Tysinger
Database Manager

Desiree Houston
Development Coordinator

Marketing & Communications

Autumn Duncan
Director of Marketing

James Richards
Director of Communications

Kaci Palmore
Marketing Associate

Terone Allen
Graphic Designer 

Facilities

Sonya Pierce
Sr. Director of Facilities

Renzo Garcia
Director of Information Technology


Our Board

Egbert Perry
Board Chair
A.J. Robinson
Vice-Chair
Curley Dossman, Jr.
Board Secretary

Download our Board List as a PDF.


Curators & Experts

The Center has three permanent exhibitions as well as installations honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. and Eleanor Roosevelt. We regularly mount small temporary exhibitions in our mezzanine and on our outdoor plaza. Learn More.