Meet the Team

Due to the COVID-19 situation, we are closed until further notice. Learn how you can support the museum during our closure here.


Choose from a spectacular, fulldome show in state-of-the-art Sudekum Planetarium; hands-on, interactive exhibits; or one of our award-winning programs like daily Science Live! demonstrations, 3D printing workshops, summer camps and more!

  800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN 37203

 Open daily from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and until 9 p.m. every second Saturday of the month.
Closed on September 9 - 10, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

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Meet us

Who are we?

We are playful and passionate experimenters.

We think big, embrace risk, and evolve our ideas in order to lead.

We are collaborative with each other and our whole community.

We foster diversity, curiosity and creativity to make our experience unique.

Executive Leadership team

Steve Hinkley, President and CEO  /  615-401-5061

Nina Anthony, Executive Assistant to the President and CEO / 615-401-5062

Loretta Cooper, Vice President of Experience and Collaboration / 615-401-5072

Courtney Cotton, Director of Marketing and Communications  /  615-401-5059

Tiffany Farmer, Director of Education and Community Engagement  /  615-401-5069

Karen Musacchio, Chief Business Officer  /  615-401-5056

Leadership team

Rachel Banua, School Programs Manager  /  615-401-5053

Danyelle Bartow, Events Manager  /  615-401-5106

Jeff Cody, Facilities Manager  /  615-401-5128

Lacey Criss, Public Programs Manager  /  615-401-5107

AK Diefenbach, Camp Program Manager  /  615-401-5088

Joanna Gronemeier, Associate Director of People and Culture  /  615-401-5085

Megan Kelley, Innovation Incubator Manager  /  615-401-5599

Darrell Lane, Senior Manager of Service & Sales  /  615-401-5098

Courtney Livingstone, Accounting Manager  /  615-401-5094

Mark Mason, Music and Arts Content Curator / 615-401-5072

Tim Sears, Senior Development Manager  /  615-401-5055

Holly Taylor, Brand Manager  /  615-401-5117

Nicholas Weaver, Program Manager, Volunteer and Youth Engagement / 615-401-5099

Board of Trustees

Board Chair
A. Alex Jahangir, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

President and CEO
Steve Hinkley, Adventure Science Center

Kelly Mayes, The Bulleit Group

Allen K. Oakley, Community volunteer

Jonathan M. Skeeters, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP

Melissa Anderson, AllianceBernstein
Adrienne Battle, EdD*   Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
Brent Blane, Blane Partners
Steve Brophy, Dollar General Corp.
Ron Corbin, RBBC Holdings
Josh Dailey, Ingram Content Group
Manuel Delgado, Delgado Guitars
John T. Gawaluck, Ernst & Young (Emeritus)
Sharon Gentry, PhD* , HCA; Metro Parks Board Representative
Shawn Glinter, Nanoferix, Inc.
Lisa Helton, Sherrard Roe Voigt Harbison
Matt Kisber, Silicon Ranch Corporation
Paul Kleine-Kracht, North Highalnd Consulting
Jennifer J. Lacey, Farris Mathews Bobango, PLC
Cheryl D. Mayes, My Toolbox Consulting
David C. McGowan, Jr. , Regent Development LLC
Rankin McGugin, Vanderbilt University
Randall W. Noel, J.P. Morgan
Ben Rooke, Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
Divya Shroff, MD, FHM, TriStar Centennial Medical Center
Avi Spielman, Joon Properties/Joon Management
Butch Spyridon, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.
Marc K. Stengel, Historix


800 Fort Negley Blvd. Nashville, TN 37203
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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