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Executive Director's Office

Marty Monson

CEO/Executive Director

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Marty Monson is CEO/Executive Director of the Barbershop Harmony Society, an international a cappella music organization headquartered in Nashville, TN with nearly 20,000 members in North America and nine other countries.

Since assuming the leadership position with the Barbershop Harmony Society in August 2012, Monson has undertaken a long-term process of aligning the Society’s assets — a deeply committed, highly motivated and enthusiastic membership base — with its vision of bringing the joy of harmony singing to people of all ages around the world. In his time at the Barbershop Harmony Society, Monson has built effective partnerships with leading music education organizations; energizing the relationship with the philanthropic Harmony Foundation International; harnessing the power of thousands of man hours of volunteers; and placing the Society on a solid financial footing that positions it for significant growth investments. A comprehensive strategic plan encompassing all phases of mission, marketing, technology and philanthropy is now underway by his direction, building on these core assets.

Marty’s roots and passion for harmony singing started because of his family. His family was always singing, which led him to obtain a Bachelor degree (1989) in Business and Arts Management at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. As a student, he managed the Dorian Vocal Festival (1200 high school students) on campus under the tutelage of Weston Noble. This inspired him to produce singing festivals and contests during his senior year and full-time after college.

Monson’s business career included working as vice president of business development for Glowpoint, a New Jersey telecommunications and teleconferencing company, and later as president and owner of Visual Communication Advisors, a strategic planning consulting firm in Minneapolis.

A member of the Barbershop Harmony Society since 1984, Monson began singing barbershop as a quartet member in The Music Man (musical) which led him to sing with the Old Capitol Chorus from his hometown of Iowa City, Iowa. He went on to serve five years as president of the twice-honored international silver medalist Great Northern Union chorus, the Society’s Hilltop, Minnesota chapter. His leadership helped to transform the 150-member chorus into one of the Society’s most dynamic organizations. Notable among those achievements was the establishment of the annual Collegiate Showcase, the Society’s most successful continuing collegiate a cappella festival.

While in Minneapolis, Marty and his wife, Amy, participated in the founding of Paideia Academy, a K-8 public Charter School in Apple Valley, Minn. offering a Core Knowledge curriculum that included art, languages and music as core subjects.

Monson brings unbridled passion and enthusiasm to the Barbershop Harmony Society. His infectious laughter and deep investment in the success of his leadership colleagues and staff coworkers fuels their own best efforts.

Megan Henderson

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Ext. 2630

Copyright & Music Publications

Janice Bane

Copyright & Licensing Manager

Customer Service

Rich Smith

Salesforce Administrator

Allison Barrett

Customer Service Representative

Luke Davis

Customer Service Representative

Douglas Gordon

Receptionist/Building Maintenance


Jeff Fincher

Chief Development Officer

Bryan Mullican

Development Operations Manager

Events & Conventions

Dusty Schleier

Director of Events & Conventions


Erik Dove

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

Jama Clinard

Controller & HR Manager

Nick Anello

Finance Administrator

Harmony Marketplace

Justin Gray

Warehouse Manager

Information Technology

Sam Hoover

System Administrator


Sarah Brown

Marketing Coordinator

Jeremy Gover

Video Production Manager

Brian Lynch

Public Relations Manager

Jernie Talles Millán

Marketing Specialist

Music Education

Steve Scott

Online Education Curriculum Manager

Ext. 4128

Brent Suver

Online Education Production Manager

Ext. 4136


Joe Cerutti

Director of Outreach

Chad Bennett

Community Engagement & Show Production Manager

Ashley ‘Lani’ Torroll

Outreach Youth Programs Coordinator

Participation & Engagement

Caki Gray

Director of Membership

Danny Becker

Quartet Success Manager

Devin Bradford

Community Development Manager

Katie Macdonald
Recruitment & Retention Manager

Programs & Impact

Erin Harris

Chief Program Officer

Cassi Costoulas

Strategic Initiatives Manager

Dustin Guyton

Volunteer Manager