Development Staff Directory

The New Jersey Symphony Development staff is ready to help all donors of the New Jersey Symphony! Please contact us by phone or email with any question or request.

Sidney Jackson

Vice President of Development

  • Head of Development Department
  • Board of Trustees contributions
  • Leadership gifts
  • Overall department strategic planning

Hannah Aberin

Development Manager

  • Symphony Friends member gift inquiries
  • Employer matching-gift inquiries
  • Giving-history inquiries
  • Gift acknowledgements/tax receipts
  • Information and reservations for Donor Travel events
  • Change of name/address on NJ Symphony records

Yvonne Casuso

Senior Director of Individual Giving

  • Donor liaison
  • Major and leadership gift inquiries
  • Planned giving and Laureate Society member inquiries
  • Individual Giving operations

Barbara Gallo-Compton

Senior Manager of Institutional Giving

  • Corporate and foundation grant proposals and reporting
  • Corporate partner benefits redemption
  • Government funding

Jesse Goodale

Manager of Special Events

  • Information and reservations for galas, receptions and other events
  • Gala ad journal reservations
  • Open Rehearsal ticket redemption

Ingrid Novak

Senior Director of Institutional Giving

  • Institutional funder liaison
  • Corporate giving
  • Sponsorships
  • Foundation giving
  • Government funding

Renée Pachucki

Associate Vice President of Development

  • New Jersey Symphony fundraising strategy
  • Donor liaison
  • Board of Trustees contributions 
  • General department operations

Stacey Villafuerte

Philanthropy Officer

  • Donor liaison
  • Amadeus Circle member gift inquiries
  • Major gifts
  • Donor communications

Allison Whitehall

Philanthropy Officer

  • Donor liaison
  • Amadeus Circle member gift inquiries
  • Major gifts