Samuel French Team

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Staff Directory


Nate Collins

Bruce Lazarus
Executive Director


Charles Graytok, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Nehal Kumar
Accounting Manager

Andy Lian
Staff Accountant

Jonah Rosen
Royalty Administrator

Henry Sedeno
Accounts Receivable Associate

Business Affairs

Lori Thimsen
Director of Licensing Compliance

Ali Tesluk
Business Affairs Associate

Rachel Smith
Business Affairs Associate

Corporate Communications

Abbie Van Nostrand
Director of Corporate Communications

Alejandra Venancio
Corporate Communications Administrator

Customer Service and Licensing

David Kimple
Director of Licensing

Sarah Weber
Amateur Licensing Supervisor

Carly Erickson
Licensing Administrator

Andrew Rincón
Licensing Representative

Rebecca Schlossberg
Licensing Representative

Theresa Posorske
Licensing Representative

Zach Kaufer
Licensing Representative

Kate Karczewski
Licensing Representative

Rosemary Bucher
Licensing Representative

Samantha Cooper
Licensing Representative

Monet Hurst-Mendoza
Customer Service Representative

Charlie O'Leary
Customer Service Representative

International Licensing

Buddy Thomas
Director of International Licensing

Sean Demers
Licensing Representative


Amy Rose Marsh
Literary Director

Garrett Anderson
Literary Associate

Fiona Kyle
Literary Administrator

Music and Publications

David Geer
Director of Music and Publications

Nicole Matte
Publications Associate

Zachary Orts
Music Supervisor

John Atorino
Music Associate


Ryan Pointer
Director of Marketing

Courtney Kochuba
Marketing Manager, Social Media and Community

Coryn Carson
Digital Products Coordinator

Lawrence Haynes
Musical Marketing Coordinator


Casey McLain
Director of Operations

Tyler Mullen
Systems Manager

Elizabeth Minski
Office Supervisor

Jose Rondon, Jr.
Office Administrator

Samuel French Bookshop (Los Angeles)

Joyce Mehess
Bookstore Manager

Kristen Springer
Book Buyer and Floor Manager

Trevor Reece
Bookstore Associate

Brittny Roberts
Events Coordinator

Adam Steinbrenner
Bookstore Associate

Alfred Contreras
Shipping Manager

International Licensing Partners

Licenses to perform are issued by Samuel French Inc. and their authorized international licensing partners as follows. Please note that the prices and fees quoted in our website will not be applicable overseas.

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South Africa
Samuel French, Ltd.

Origin Theatrical

New Zealand
Play Bureau (NZ) Ltd

For all other territories, please contact Buddy Thomas, the Director of International Licensing, and Sean Demers.