Board & Staff

Board

Laurie Aronoff

Former Attorney at Brown & Margolis and Miller Stillman & Bartel. Current board memberships include Choral Arts Cleveland and volunteer work for Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland, University School, and Hathaway Brown School.

Ana Boe

Professor of English at Baldwin Wallace University.  Ms. Boe is a lifelong classical musical enthusiast.

Bonnie Baker, MBA, Treasurer

Retired management consultant. For many years she was a principal with the Allegra Group, a Northeast Ohio firm specializing in assisting health care and nonprofit organizations with program planning, strategic planning, and financial feasibility studies. An active community volunteer, Bonnie currently serves on the boards of the Art Song Festival and the Cleveland Archaeological Society. Past board memberships include Lyric Opera Cleveland, Opera Cleveland, and Apollo’s Fire.

Arthur Rotatori, Secretary

Partner, McGlinchey Stafford. Current board member for M.U.S.i.C.

Daniel Shoskes, MD

Professor of Urology, Cleveland Clinic, Current Board (Vice President) Apollo’s Fire, Former Board Early Music America, Lute Society of America

Donald Morrison

Vice President-General Counsel of Ohio Bell and Of Counsel with Arter & Hadden, Cleveland (Retired). Board Member Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland Chamber Music Society, Cleveland Archaeological Society, The Cleveland Orchestra, Apollo’s Fire, and the Cleveland Council on World Affairs. He is also a former board member of the Archaeological Institute of America.

Joseph Sopko, President

Vice President for Medical Affairs and Chairman of Department of Medicine at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Currently serves on Citizens Advisory Board of Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, as Board member Sisters of Charity Health System, and as Coast Guard Auxiliary Chief of Staff.

Nick Wille

Associate, Ulmer & Berne

 Shirley Simmons, Vice President

Travel Agent in Chagrin Falls with specialty in Australia & New Zealand tours. Current board member City Music; Former board member Friends of Apollo’s Fire (President) and M.U.S.i.C. She is also the former Chapter President and served on the National Board of American Society of Travel Agents, and chaired their National Education Committee. Specialty in organizing benefit events.

Staff

Debra Nagy, Artistic Director

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Carol Lee Iott, General Manager

Carol Lee Iott joined Les Délices in February 2018 as the first General Manager of the organization. Prior to her appointment she served as Director of Strategy and Special Initiatives with The Cleveland Orchestra from 2014 to 2017, where she led numerous special initiatives and innovations including Violins of Hope, Fridays@7, “At Home” Neighborhood Residency, and collaborations with other major cultural organizations including the Cleveland Play House and Cleveland Museum of Art. She began her tenure with The Cleveland Orchestra as Director of Orchestra Personnel in 2005; and held the same position with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1995 to 2005.

A native of Toledo, Ohio, Carol Lee completed her Bachelor of Arts in music at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio and Master of Arts in arts administration at Columbia College in Chicago. Carol Lee consults with arts and culture organizations in the Cleveland area, and is also an active volunteer in the community. She serves on the board of the Father Michael Wittman Ozanam Center, an organization that distributes food and clothing to residents of East Cleveland and the surrounding area. She resides in Cleveland Heights with her husband Jim and her children Nate, Emily, and Lauren.

Christopher DeMarco, Box Office & Marketing Assistant

Chris DeMarco is an accomplished double bass player with over five years of experience providing high-quality support to artists and customer service to patrons for the Chicago Symphony and Ravinia Music Festival. Having recently relocated to Cleveland, he is excited to engage with Les Délices supporters by managing box office, helping with marketing, and coordinating volunteers.