The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has announced the appointment of STEVEN M. KOEHLER as president and chief operating officer of  SD&A Teleservices, Inc., effective June 1. He succeeds PAUL S. PAPICH, who led the firm for the last decade. Koehler was most recently executive vice president, operations, of the information technology support company Partners Consulting Services. Prior to that, he was group vice president of K-Force Professional Staffing. SD&A, based in Los Angeles, provides fund-raising and marketing services to orchestras and other performing organizations through widely dispersed call centers housed on client premises; it was purchased in 2004 by the Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center on behalf of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, one of the Arts Center’s operating divisions.  

Posted May 21, 2009