Leadership Team

Executive Leadership Team

Franklin Vagnone
President & CEO, Interim Director of Preservation

Terry Taylor
Chief Operating Officer, Interim President & CEO

Michelle Cook
Director of Development

Tammy Everhart
Controller

Daniel Ackermann
Chief Curator & Director of Collections

Leadership Team (alphabetical)

Gary Albert
Director of MESDA Research

Pat Albert
Director of Retail

Bernard Bailey
Director of Landscape Maintenance

Rebecca Barefoot
Visitor Engagement Manager

Nicole Blalock
Director of Human Resources

Johanna Brown
Curator of Moravian Decorative Arts & Director of Collections

Martha Hartley
Director of Moravian Research

Eric Jackson
Director of Horticulture

Melissa Knapp
Manager of MESDA Conferences, Travel, and Symposia

Ben Masterson
Restoration Craftsperson

Eric Skarzynski
Director of Facilities

Chad Smith
Manager of Bakery

Karen Walter
Director of Learning in Place

Wei Ying
Director of Creative Communications

Old Salem Board of Trustees MESDA Advisory Board
   
Mr. Will Joyner, Chair Dr. Corbett Toussaint, Chair
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Mercier, Vice Chair Mr. James Boswell, Vice Chair
Mr. Christopher Caracci, Secretary Mr. Henry W. Brockman
Mr. William Mariner, Treasurer Mr. John Case
Dr. Eugene W. Adcock, III Mrs. Sharon Cox
Ms. Cheryl Black Mr. Samuel B. Dixon
Mrs. Cheryl Harry Mrs. Beverley Evans
Dr. Edward G. Hill, Jr.  Ms. Juliana Falk
Mrs. Molly Leight Dr. Torren Gatson
Mrs. June Lucas Mrs. Anne Gray
Mr. James E. Martin Mr. F. Sheffield Hale
Ms. Margaret Pritchard Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Simpson Hanahan
Mrs. Deborah Ryan, PLA             Mr. Mel S. Hankla
Dr. Thomas H. Sears, Jr.  Dr. James Hardy
Mr. David Shore             Mr. A. Kent Harrell
Mr. Brent Waddell Mr. Frank Holcomb
Mr. David Wharton Mr. Richard Hudgens
Mr. Fletcher Wilson Mrs. Alexandrea A. Kirtley
  Mr. Mark Letzer
Ex-Officio Members Mrs. Patricia S. Loughridge
Dr. Corbett Toussaint, MESDA Advisory Board Mrs. Susan S. Mariner
Dr. Summer McGee, President of Salem Academy and College  Mrs. Carolyn McNamara
Johnnie Pearson, Salem Congregation Mrs. Tiffany W. Momon
  Hon. John D. Myles
  Dr. Tony Parent
  Mr. C. Tracey Parks
  Mr. J. Thomas Savage, III
  Mr. Mattison Verdery
Dr. Glenn R. Womack
Mr. Paul Zickell
  Mr. Luke Zipp