The League of American Orchestras has announced the appointment of STEPHEN LISNER as vice president for finance and administration, effective May 4. He steps into a senior staff position that since March 2008 has been filled on an interim basis by STEVEN BRONFENBRENNER, principal of B Squared Consulting. Lisner is currently chief operating officer for the New York City-based Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter, a post he has held since 1996. His involvement in the performing arts field includes past positions as general manager, The American Place Theater; managing director, Garden State Ballet and Chelsea Theater Center; and finance administrator, New York City Ballet. Lisner holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Beloit College, a certificate in Performance Measurement for Effective Management of Nonprofits from Harvard Business School, and a certificate from Columbia Business School’s Institute for Not-For-Profit Management.
Posted April 17, 2009