Ashley specializes in business strategy, project management, and the building of constructive community, individual, and institutional partnerships.
Director of Operations
Tom Raab was raised in Michigan City, IN, and now resides in LaPorte, IN. He graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, with a degree in Finance and an emphasis in Information Systems.
Artistic & Creative Director
Following her passion for all things creative led Nikki from a career in elementary education to a path in the arts, both professionally and personally.
Senior Production Manager
Michael is a recent transplant to the Southwest Michigan area, and is elated to be merging his professional and personal passions together at The Acorn.
Donnie is a singer-songwriter and concert promoter. It is his goal in life to foster artistic communities.
Box Office and Volunteer Coordinator
Bill has made Harbor Country his home for the past 22 years, and for many of those years, he co-owned Charm Cottage Antiques in Lakeside with his husband, Alan Palmer.
Box Office Coordinator
Vicki has a deep connection to The Acorn (including a grandmother who made corsets in the Featherbone factory). She began volunteering with us in June of 2021 and joined our Staff a year later.
Digital Marketing Coordinator
Otto studied User Experience at DePaul University's School of New Learning. His work experiences include digital content management for the City of Chicago, Presence Health, INX International, and more.
Box Office & Admin Coordinator
Belle wears many hats - nanny, dance instructor, choreographer, Dance Troupe director, and Acorn Box Office & Admin Coordinator. She joined The Acorn Team in June 2022.