Board Of Directors

The Ritz Theatre Company is governed by a Board of Directors. The Producing Artistic Director reports directly to the Board, which is responsible for setting and carrying out policy and for establishing and implementing the philosophy and mission of the theatre.

The Ritz Theatre Company Board of Directors

President
Patricia Deitch
CEO, Delaware Valley Community Health (Retired)

Vice President
Maurice Hayman
CEO, Authentic Minds PR / Program & Marketing Director, IDEA

Treasurer
Jon Patouhas
TD Bank

Secretary
Dianne Jackowski
TD Bank

Bruce A. Curless
Founder / Producing Artistic Director, The Ritz Theatre Company

Robert Bernardo
South Jersey Legal Services

Felicia Latoya Brown
Trenton Public Schools / Regional Program Director AATE

Rhonda Fidelia
Virtua Health

Dr. Michele Forte
Family Advocacy Supportive Therapy and Training

Jennifer Hoelzel
VP, Lincoln National Corp.

Dominic Janney
Canon Financial Services, Inc.

Joe Ryan
Audubon Board of Education

Edwin “Rico” Santiago
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Christopher Soriano
Penn National Gaming, Inc.

David Tague
Party Productions / Sublime Event Design

Assistant Secretary
Trish Reichfeld

Want to join the Ritz Board?

The Ritz Theatre actively seeks members for our committed and hardworking Board of Directors. Do you love live theatre? Do you have a desire to help keep the arts alive in our region? Do you consider The Ritz to be an asset to the health of our community? Does it drive you crazy that some locals don’t even know The Ritz is here? If you answered yes, then we want to talk to you!

We’re always seeking professionals with the following skills: legal, accounting, marketing, strategic planning, financial, development, human resources, community relations, and much more. The Board meets every other month. Board members are elected for a three-year term. If you’re interested, please email Board President Patricia Deitch at PattiDe656@gmail.com.