Meet the team

Every day our team is making it easier for new people to experience the arts. Get to know us! 

Executive Team

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Kari Lincks Coomans

CEO and Co-Founder

Kari started Red Curtain Addict due to her love and passion for the arts. As an oboist and singer, she has been performing on stage since she can remember. Kari is the CEO and Co-Founder of Red Curtain Addict and currently serves on the board of SF Opera Bravo! Club. Prior to founding Red Curtain Addict, she was the former Social Media Manager at Pottery Barn HQ and former Associate for SF Ballet, San Francisco Symphony.

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Parker Coomans

President and Co-Founder

Over the past ten years, Parker has helped to start and run several technology companies in the consumer internet, event, media, and enterprise software segments. His current focus is on strategies, technologies, and services that empower and enrich the global community. Parker is the Co-Founder and President of Red Curtain Addict he is also an advisor for GetGlobal Inc. He was the former VP of Sales at Omnivore Technology and former Sales Manager at LivingSocial during their hyper-growth stage.

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Samuel Price

Director of Partnerships

Before joining Red Curtain Addict, he worked as Promotions Head, Marketing, Social Media, and PR at Carl Fischer Music Publishing and he was former Social Media Marketer for the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Knight, Tonhalle Late, and conductor David Zinman. His professional music career led him to perform with prestigious groups such as the Phoenix Symphony, Bern Symphony, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Orchestre Symphonique Bienne, and the Opera House of Zurich. He is currently the trombonist with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony in New York City.

Board Members

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Sonia Hunt

Award Winning Marketing + Product Leader

TEDx Speaker, Sonia creates innovative marketing experiences that connect humans. Founder of Noie Media, Inc, a ‘CMO-to-Go’ digital consultancy transforming consumer tech companies through a strong technical data-driven strategy.  In 2015, Sonia led her team to win the WWD Digital Innovator of the Year Award.

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Garry K. McGuire

Operations Advisor

Garry is a proven senior level operating Executive with experience in both Fortune 100 global companies as well as innovative middle-market companies. Garry has been the president, chief operating officer, and/or CEO of several public and private companies including Ford Direct, Asprey Capital, RMG Networks, and Gyro. His expertise is rapidly scaling high-potential companies and leveraging digital strategy to profitably grow industries.

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Chris Saad

Product Advisor

Product & Startup Builder. Former Head of Product, Uber Developer Platform. Chris has built several startups as CEO and Co-Founder has worked with all major media including ABC, Reuters, CNN, AMC, TechCrunch etc to help them design and build next-generation media experiences and monetization models. 

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Jon Quick

Financial Advisor

General Partner at Aviest Capital, and Principal at VantagePoint, a venture capital firm with $4B of committed capital working on behalf of investors and institutions from around the globe to find companies with the greatest potential to disrupt industries, revolutionize services and apply advanced technology to solve challenging problems.

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Shuchi Rana

Social Impact Advisor

Head of SAP.IO which invests in & accelerates early-stage enterprise software startups leveraging emerging technologies, that strategically expand the SAP ecosystem and create value for our customers. She believes in the power of Technology Innovation to bring about change. My life's passion is to bring together the best minds in Technology and Investors to grow a community of Innovators to exchange ideas and bring projects to life.

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Ryan Lincks

Chief Revenue Officer

Results oriented Marketer with over 15 years of varied and progressive experience in retail, consumer packaged goods, advertising, and public relations. Specialties: New business development, channel marketing, shopper marketing strategy, project management, and brand development strategy.

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David Kumaran

Growth Advisor

David is a serial entrepreneur, startup executive and an investor. Currently the Managing Partner at Tech Dojo his 7th venture, was on the leadership team at Handy (Acquired by ANGI). He also co-founded start-ups that got acquired by Nextel & BP Solar. He has 20 years of start-up executive experience. Truly passionate about start-ups and growth.

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Jason Rhude

Sales and Revenue Advisor

Jason Rhude is the Senior Director of Brand Partnerships at PRØHBTD. His executive sales experience includes turning around challenged markets for ReachLocal and overseeing LivingSocial's flagship market as Regional Sales Director. Jason has helped shape how millions of global mainstream consumers shop for experiences and services, and he joined PRØHBTD to pair this experience with his deep passion for content marketing.

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Amy Higgins

Content Marketing Strategist

Amy is the definition of a Red Curtain Addict. She loves the arts, and as versed in arts as she is in content marketing. She is known to build a well-oiled content marketing and social media machine, Amy Higgins excels at creating memorable content that increases brand awareness and generates quality leads.

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