Leadership Team

Executive Leadership Team

Franklin Vagnone
President & CEO

Michelle Cook
Director of Development

Terry Taylor
Chief Operating Officer

Tammy Everhart
Controller

Daniel Ackermann
Chief Curator

Leadership Team (alphabetical)

Gary Albert
Director of MESDA Research

Pat Albert
Director of Retail

Bernard Bailey
Manager of Landscape Maintenance

Nicole Blalock
Director of Human Resources

Elizabeth Bragg
Payroll Manager

Johanna Brown
Curator of Moravian Decorative Arts

Martha Hartley
Director of Moravian Research

Eric Jackson
Director of Horticulture

Gary Rohrer
Director of Information and Technology

Eric Skarzynski
Director of Facilities

Chad Smith
Manager of Bakery

Samantha Smith
Director of Community Engagement & Digital Learning

Karen Walter
Director of Learning in Place

Wei Ying
Manager of Digital Engagement and Media

Old Salem Board of Trustees MESDA Advisory Board
   
Mr. Will Joyner, Chair Mr. Richard H. C. Clay, Chair
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Mercier, Vice Chair Dr. Corbett Toussaint, Vice Chair
Mr. Christopher Caracci, Secretary Mr. James Boswell
Mr. William Mariner, Treasurer Mr. Henry W. Brockman
Dr. Eugene W. Adcock, III Mrs. Mary Jo Case
Ms. Cheryl Black Mrs. Sharon Cox
Mrs. Cheryl Harry Mr. Samuel B. Dixon
Dr. Edward G. Hill, Jr.  Mrs. Beverley Evans
Mrs. Molly Leight Ms. Juliana Falk
Mrs. June Lucas Dr. Torren Gatson
Mr. James E. Martin Mrs. Anne Gray
Ms. Margaret Pritchard Mr. F. Sheffield Hale
Mrs. Deborah Ryan, PLA             Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Simpson Hanahan
Dr. Thomas H. Sears, Jr.  Mr. Mel S. Hankla
Mr. David Shore             Mr. A. Kent Harrell
Mr. Brent Waddell Mr. Frank Holcomb
Mr. David Wharton Ms. Margize L. Howell
Mr. Fletcher Wilson Mr. Mark Letzer
  Mrs. Patricia S. Loughridge
Ex-Officio Members Mrs. Susan S. Mariner
Mr. Richard H. C. Clay, MESDA Mrs. Carolyn McNamara
 Dr. Tony Parent
 Mr. C. Tracey Parks
 Mr. Barry R. Sidden
  Mr. Mattison Verdery
  Dr. Carroll Van West
  Mr. Paul Zickell
  Mr. Luke Zipp