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The Board of Directors at JazzArts Charlotte is a diverse, compassionate and dedicated group of individuals focused on ensuring the expansion of the jazz arts in the Charlotte community.  All Board members are active patrons, participate in our performance and educational programs, and are all uniquely connected to American’s classical music, jazz.

Board of Directors

Karen Bernhardt (Chair)
Senior Vice President, Mass Advertising, Bank of America

Jerri Kallam (Immediate Past Chair)
Managing Director, Wells Fargo

Bill Abt (Vice Chair & Treasurer)
Retired Senior Vice President for Administration and Business, Carthage College

Betsy Grant-Kaperonis (Secretary)
Marketing Consultant/COO, Transition Consults, LLC

Tim Christman
Project Manager, Barringer Construction

Christopher Curtin
Senior Vice President, Bank of America

Joycelyn Eason
Associate General Counsel, Wells Fargo

Nick Forest
Project Manager, CBRE

Adam Holtzschue
Retired Executive VP, Wealth & Investment Management, Wells Fargo

Vincent P. Luciani
APEX Technologies-US

Michael Masci, CFP
Retirement Investing Specialist, Nuveen

Anil Patel
Retired Director, Wells Fargo Securities

Kevin L. Patterson
Retired Director of Sales, IBM

Lou Ramos
Vice President, Operations, CBI Workplace Solutions

Kelsey Rector
Associate Attorney, Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Sharon Rogillio
Senior Director, Human Resources, Honeywell

Joseph Smith III 
Senior Risk & Compliance Manager, Protiviti

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