32 Lake Shore Drive
Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan 48236

Main Phone/Registration: 313.881.7511
Fax: 313.884.6638
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Notice regarding temporary email bounce-backs

The War Memorial has recently upgraded our email system which includes enhanced security and protection. With this upgrade, some individuals may receive a bounce-back message when emailing the staff of The War Memorial. If you receive such a message, please forward it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and contact Joan McCray at 313.332.4032. We are working closely with our IT team to minimize these issues, and to ensure the security and reliability of our email system.


Executive Office

Charles Burke, President and CEO

Anna Palazzolo, Executive Assistant to the President/Board Liaison
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Institutional Advancement

Joyce Russell, Director of Institutional Advancement
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Katherine Schutter, Manager of Institutional Advancement
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Catering and Sales

Nikki Charbonneau, Director of Sales and Events
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Bill Tsatsos, Banquet Manager
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Emily Orttenburger, Hospitality Systems Administrator
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Andrea Russell, Senior Event Coordinator
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Alondra Kennedy, Event Coordinator
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Claudia Corrado, Event Coordinator
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Executive Chef and Director of Hospitality

Frank Turner, Executive Chef and Director of Hospitality
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Community Engagement

Brandon Faber, Director of Community Engagement
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Denise Fry, Manager of Community and Patriot Engagement
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Jessi Kaminski, Community Engagement Coordinator
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Lauren Parrott, Community Engagement and Media Coordinator
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Brooks Hoste, Manager of Communications and Programming
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Business and Campus Administration

Elaine Langer, Senior Director of Business and Campus Administration
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Joan McCray, Manager of Business Systems and Campus Services
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Sharon Johnson, Accounts Payable/Payroll Coordinator
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Human Resources

Mary Loridon, Director of Human Resources
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