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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)
SVP Mass Advertising, Bank of America

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

Anil Patel (Vice Chair)
Retired Director, Wells Fargo Securities

Bill Abt (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

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

Vincent P. Luciani
Senior Sales Engineer, SurgeX

Michael Masci
CFP Retirement Plan Consultant, Nuveen

Kevin L. Patterson
Retired Director of Sales, IBM

Lou Ramos
Vice President or Operations, CBI

Frank Schall
Member, Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Joseph Smith III 
Risk & Compliance Manager, Protiviti

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