Lauren Groff, President
Lauren is an insurance consultant by day, an opera singer by night, and has a master’s degree in music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and an undergraduate degree from California Polytechnic State University.
S. B. Hadley Wilson, Vice President
Hadley is working on a novel, and has an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota and a marketing degree from New York University.
Kimberly Cowan Grauer, Secretary
Kimberly is an associate general counsel at Google, and holds a law degree from Cornell University and an international relations degree from Stanford University.
Anna is a research analyst at a San Francisco-based fund of hedge funds, and has a bachelor's degree in history from Yale University.
Adam Arthur Bier
Adam is the founding partner of a Bay Area law firm, and earned his law degree from New York University and his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Kyle is an independent nonprofit event manager and intern in the education department at the San Francisco Opera, and is earning a degree in theater arts from City College of San Francisco.
Shannon is the communications manager for a nonprofit organization in Oakland, and earned a B.S. in animal physiology and neuroscience and a B.A. in political science from the University of California, San Diego.
Sacha is a climate change and alternative energy activist with a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University and a master's degree in public policy from Harvard.
James is a product marketing manager at Yammer, and earned a law degree at Stanford University and a B.A. in the history of art at Yale University.
Benjamin Russell Osgood
Benjamin is a commercial real estate advisor who specializes in office tenant representation with a focus on environmentally sustainable real estate strategies, and attended Pembroke Academy and the University of San Diego.
Alex is an associate at Latham & Watkins, and earned his J.D. at the University of California, Berkeley, and his master’s degree in music and B.A. in literature from Yale University.
BRAVO! CLUB Advisory Council:
Marie Carr, Thomas Cunningham, Ileana Facchini, Anjelika Koulebakina, Guillaume Orilac, Andreas Papaliolios, Julie Plunkett, Alexandra Siliezar
Interested in Joining the Board?
Each board member plays an integral part in the success of BRAVO! CLUB’s mission to develop new audiences for San Francisco Opera. Through tireless dedication BRAVO! CLUB’s volunteer board of directors works together to bring opera to younger demographics in the Bay Area through a range of annual programs, events and tickets discounts.
See What’s Required to be a BRAVO! Board Member
Being a BRAVO! CLUB Board member requires approximately 5–10 hours per month, and includes the following responsibilities:
Attending monthly board meetings and BRAVO! CLUB social events
Planning 1–2 BRAVO! CLUB events over the course of the year with another board member
Performing individual board member responsibilities (e.g., developing sponsor partnerships)
Recruiting 3 new members to join BRAVO! CLUB
Recruiting 10 people to attend the annual BRAVO! CLUB gala
We accept new board members on a rolling basis throughout the year. If you are interested please email email@example.com and one of our board members will get back to you shortly.
Meet the Current Board and Advisory Council
Melissa Boxer, Marie Carr, Ginny Cartwright Ziegler, Thomas Cunningham, David Mucha, Guillaume Orilac, Andreas Papaliolios, Julie Plunkett, Michelle Marie Ritchie, Deborah Rocha, Alexandra Siliezar