The entire staff at The Whiting is dedicated to bringing the experience of quality live entertainment to our community. To contact any of our staff members, call The Ticket Center at (810) 237-7333.

  • Rodney Lontine 
    Managing President and CEO
  • Jessica Sampson
    Managing Director of Finance and Administration
  • Ann Marie Van Duyne
    Managing Chief Development and Marketing Officer
  • Shannon Leach 
    Director of Front of House Operations
  • Kim Tolbert 
    Ticket Center Supervisor
  • Ella McAndrew 
    Director of Operations and Community Engagement
  • Craig Martin
    Education and Community Engagement Manager
  • Tina Immink 
    Director of Ticketing Operations & Analytics
  • Billy Hinderer 
    House Carpenter/Steward
  • Steffan Minore 
    House Electrician
  • A.J. Welty 
    Graphic Designer
  • Chris Everson 
    Technical Director
  • Todd Tiffany 
    Director of Information Systems


The Whiting has a team of over 75 dedicated volunteers that perform a wide variety of duties ranging from ushering, concessions, and work on the grounds.