TODD HAIMES (Artistic Director/CEO) joined Roundabout as the Executive Director at the age of 26. From 1983 to 1990, he served in that position, overseeing the company's finances, marketing and fundraising. Mr. Haimes has been the Artistic Director of Roundabout Theatre Company since July 1, 1990, and he became the Artistic Director and CEO in 2015. Mr. Haimes is the former President and currently serves on the Board of The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York – the service organization representing all not-for-profit theatres in New York City – and he is a member of the Broadway League Executive Committee. He is the recipient of the 2013 Lucille Lortel Lifetime Achievement Award and was named a Crain’s New York Business 40 Under 40 honoree in 1992. He has taught Theatre Administration in the Graduate Program at the Yale School of Drama and the Graduate Theatre Administration Program at Brooklyn College, and he has served as a member of the Hunter College Theatre Advisory Board. He also currently serves as an Executive in Residence at the Columbia University School of Professional Studies. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Yale School of Organization and Management.
SYDNEY BEERS (Executive Producer) joined Roundabout Theatre Company in 1995. She has held various positions at the organization, including Director of Sales and Director of Administration. As Roundabout’s General Manager, she oversees the company’s Broadway and off-Broadway productions across five venues. She is also the Executive Producer on all of Roundabout’s musicals. Prior to Roundabout, she had worked at the Shakespeare Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre Company and Delaware Theatre Company. Sydney is a graduate of Catholic University and has studied theatre abroad at various intuitions such as Oxford University, the Royal Shakespeare Company and London University. She is proud to be member of the Broadway League.
CHRISTOPHER NAVE, CFRE (Chief Advancement Officer) joined Roundabout in 2010 and was integral to its successful 50th Anniversary Campaign to secure the company’s future. As Chief Advancement Officer, he drives the organization’s multi-year strategy to advance Roundabout’s mission and deepen its impact, convening support among vital stakeholders and overseeing organizational governance and all contributed revenue. Christopher received his bachelor’s degree from Elmhurst University and has over 20 years of nonprofit management expertise working with a range of organizations in the performing arts, human services and advocacy sectors. In 2005, he became one of only 5,000 Certified Fundraising Executives (CFRE), demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and commitment to the highest standards of ethical and professional practice in the philanthropic sector. He is an adjunct professor at Pratt Institute and a proud member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.