Directories

Leadership

Raphaela Platow

Director

rplatow[at]speedmuseum.org

502.634.2729

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Steven Bowling

Member Advancement and Chief Marketing Officer

sbowling[at]speedmuseum.org

502.634.2702

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Emma Pridham

Human Resources Manager

epridham[at]speedmuseum.org

502.634.2751

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Erika Holmquist-Wall

Mary and Barry Bingham, Sr. Curator of European and American Painting & Sculpture

ehw[at]speedmuseum.org

502.634.2725

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Kim Spence

Director of Collections and Exhibitions and Curator of Works on Paper

kspence[at]speedmuseum.org

502.634.2736

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Toya Northington

Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

tnorthington[at]speedmuseum.org

502.634.2701

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Curators

Tyler Blackwell

Curator of Contemporary Art

tblackwell[at]speedmuseum.org

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Dr. fari nzinga

Curator of Academic Engagement and Special Projects

fnzinga[at]speedmuseum.org

502.634.2705 | ext 2705

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Scott Erbes

Curator of Decorative Arts and Design

serbes[at]speedmuseum.org

502.634.2740

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Dean Otto

Curator of Film

dotto[at]speedmuseum.org

502.634.2706

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ADMINISTRATIVE

Karen Harrell
Executive Administrator and Board Liaison
kharrell[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2731

Emma Pridham
Human Resources Manager
epridham[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2751

ADVANCEMENT

LaShana Avery
Membership Coordinator
lavery[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2719

Steven Bowling
Membership Advancement and Chief Marketing Officer
sbowling[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2702

Elizabeth Chandler
Associate Director of Advancement
echandler[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2753

Kristin Darrow
Advancement Operations Manager
kdarrow[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2704

Eska (Agnieszka) Koester
Major Gifts Officer
akoester[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2989

Ashley Giron
Associate Director of Individual Giving
agiron[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2734‌

Tiernan McClanahan
Advancement Coordinator
tmcclanahan[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2717

Elizabeth McCrary
Advancement Events Coordinator
emccrary[at]speedmuseum.org

Ethan Sharp
Grants and Foundations Manager
esharp[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2992

Advancement Inquiries 
502.634.2717

CURATORIAL

Ron Davey
Head Preparator
rdavey[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2961

Brian Denny
Cinema Projectionist/House Manager
bdenny[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2980

Scott Erbes
Curator of Decorative Arts
serbes[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2740

Erika Holmquist-Wall
Mary and Barry Bingham, Sr. Curator of European and American Painting & Sculpture
ehw[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2725

Hannah McAulay
Associate Registrar
hmcaulay[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2703

Adrienne Miller
Exhibition and Project Coordinator
amiller[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2732

Dean Otto
Curator of Film
dotto[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2706

Kim Spence
Director of Collections and Exhibitions and Curator of Works on Paper
kspence[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2736

EDUCATION

Chelsea Harris
Studio Programs Manager
charris[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2968

Lauren “LJ” Jones
Education Programs Assistant
ljones[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2973

Mahogany Mayfield
Community Outreach Coordinator
mmayfield[at]speedmuseum.org

Toya Northington
Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
tnorthington[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2701

Shantel Stubbs
Community Outreach Coordinator
sstubss[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2754

Darrick Wood
Gallery Teaching Manager
dwood[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2723

LOGISTICS / SECURITY / OPERATIONS / FINANCE / BUSINESS / FACILITIES

Tina Allison
Controller
tallison[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2983

Taylor Nord
Guest Relations Manager
tnord[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2716

Cayla Pearman
Accounts Payable and Payroll Specialist
cpearman[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2726

Carlo Stallings
Facilities and Maintenance Director
cstallings[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2714

Matt Thurman
Security Director
mthurman[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2711

MARKETING/COMMUNICATIONS

Steven Bowling
Membership Advancement and Chief Marketing Officer
sbowling[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2702

Amanda Haas
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
ahaas[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2759

MUSEUM STORE

Jae Grady
Merchandise Buyer & Developer
jgrady[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2707

SPECIAL EVENTS

Megan Bradley
Programming Manager
Mbradley[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2990

Fiona Blackburn
Private Events Coordinator
fblackburn[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2739

Steve Burdsall
Production Manager
sburdsall[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2749

Emily Nixon
Director of Private Events and Sales
enixon[at]speedmuseum.org
502.634.2978