Museum of Fine Arts

255 Beach Dr NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 896-2667

Fax: (727) 894-4638

To contact individual staff members, please send an email request to and specify the department or person you wish to contact. For information on current job openings at the MFA, click here.

The MFA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MFA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Executive Director & CEO
Kristen A. Shepherd


Senior Manager of Special Projects
Jorge Vidal  

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director & CEO
Carmel Feaster 


Senior Curator of Collections & Exhibitions
Stanton Thomas, PhD

Senior Curator of Early Western Art
Michael Bennett, PhD

Curator of Contemporary Art
Katherine Pill

Curator of Photography
Jane Aspinwall, PhD

Senior Manager of Curatorial Affairs & Communications
Bridget Bryson

Assistant Curator
Erin Wilson

Lead Preparator
Will Douglas

Curatorial and Registration Assistant
Rachel Rydquist

Lindsey Bassett 

Curatorial & Registration Assistant
Courtney Toelle

Public Programs

Curator of Public Programs & Community Engagement
Margaret Murray

Manager of Education & Youth Programs
Kimberlynn Martin

Admissions & Visitor Services

Manager of Visitor Services &
Group Tours
Billy Summer

Development & Membership

Senior Manager of Institutional & Planned Giving
Craig Badinger

Senior Manager of Membership and Annual Fund
Kimberly Finn

Manager of Institutional and Corporate Giving 
Todd Wellman

Development Coordinator
Guy Stricklin

Marketing & Public Relations

Director of Marketing & Communications
Darcy Schuller

Marketing Coordinator
Yuliya Paskal 

Marketing Coordinator
Ash Alonzo


Senior Director of Operations
J.P. Fatseas

Events & Audio Visual Specialist
Mike Pippen

Facilities Associate
Damian Piekarski

Events Coordinator
Sooky Kim

Manager of Security Services
Caylie Reissman


Director of Accounting
Martha Goodwill

Staff Accountant
Bud Brown