Staff Directory

To contact staff members not listed below, dial our main number 215-581-3181. Staff members not listed can also be contacted via e-mail. Use the first initial of the person’s first name and full last


Lynn McMaster
President and CEO
(215) 581-3197

Caitlin Dion
Executive Assistant
(215) 581-3197

Stacey Swigart
Director, Collections and Content/Curator
(215) 578-5163

Human Resources

Judy Meyers
Director, Human Resources
(215) 581-3189


Brian Simard
Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
(215) 581-3160

Julia Dougherty
Membership Manager
(215) 581-3178

External Relations

Joe Costello
VP, External Relations & Business Development
(215) 581-3169

Lauren Rose
Director, Marketing
(215) 581-3165

Tory Harris
Director, Media Relations
(215) 581-3171

Jessica Quach
Digital Marketing Manager
(215) 581-3174

Naima Murphy
Group Sales Associate
(215) 581-3167

Finance & Administration

Michael Armento
Chief Financial Officer
(215) 581-3197

Eduardo Quemuel
Director, Information Technology
(215) 578-5169

James Sweeney
Director, Operations
(215) 581-3186

Visitor Engagement

Leslie Walker
VP, Visitor Engagement
(215) 578-5157

Beth Kirk
Director, Retail & Admissions
(215) 578-5149

David Hutchman
Director, Performance and Events
(215) 578-5178

Maggie Gummere
Director, Visitor Engagement
(215) 578-5166

Alice Gonglewski
Senior Manager, Family Learning
(215) 578-5177

Claudia Setubal
Senior Manager, Community Learning
(215) 578-5133

Please Touch Museum Board of Directors


Sally W. Stetson, Chair, Co-Founder & Principal, Salveson Stetson Group, Inc.
Joseph Fanelli, Secretary, Partner, KPMG
Kristen Vieira Traynor, Treasurer, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Elizabeth B. Cartmell, Immediate Past Chair, President & CEO, Atlantic City Alliance


Bruce Aronow, CEO, eLocalUSA LLC
David Buck, Senior VP Advertising & Sales, The Philadelphia Phillies
Sharon G. Coghlan, Esq., Chief Counsel, Commercial Banking Group, PNC Bank
Ben Johnson, Senior Vice President – Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch
Ruth Hirshey Lincoln, Founder & President, Hirshey + Co. Communications, LLC
Barbara Klock, MD., General Pediatrician, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Kate Shields, VP and Principal, Vault Communications

Ex Officio Members

  • The Honorable Michael Nutter, Mayor, City of Philadelphia represented by Valarie Allen, Esq., Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
  • The Honorable Darrell Clarke, President, Philadelphia City Council, represented by The Honorable Curtis Jones, Jr., Council Representative, Philadelphia City Council, represented by Joshua Cohen, Special Assistant to the Majority Leader
  • The Honorable Vincent Hughes, PA State Senator, represented by Marcella Daniels, Chief of Staff for Senator Vincent Hughes
  • The Honorable Vanessa Lowery Brown, PA State Representative, represented by Arlen LaRue, Chief of Staff for Representative Vanessa Lowery Brown
  • Michael DiBerardinis, Commissioner, Department of Parks and Recreation, Philadelphia represented by Mark A. Focht-PLA, FASLA First Deputy Commissioner Parks & Facilities


Nancy D. Kolb, President Emeritus
Portia Sperr, Founding Executive Director
Nora Mead Brownell
Anne F. Hamilton, Philanthropist
Bruce Hooper
L. Gie Liem, Principal, Growth Properties
Lee A. Rosengard, Esq., Partner, Stradley, Ronan, Stevens & Young, LLP