Museum Staff

Gail Andrews

Gail Andrews

R. Hugh Daniel Director

Gail Andrews has served as R. Hugh Daniel Director of the Birmingham Museum of Art since 1996. She first joined the Museum in 1976 as Curator of Decorative Arts, subsequently serving as Assistant Director and Acting Director.


Johnny McIntosh

Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer Powell

Business Office Manager


Divya Keshavan

HR Manager

Robin Meador-Woodruff

Special Projects

Melissa Schoel

Executive Assistant to Director Gail Andrews

Communications and Marketing

Cate McCusker Boehm

Director of Marketing and Communications

James Williams

Creative Director

Suzi Richey

Marketing and Communications Manager


Margaret K. Burnham

Objects Conservator

Lisa Stewart

Collection Care Specialist

Curatorial and Library

Graham C. Boettcher, PhD

Chief Curator, William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art

Wassan Al-Khudhairi

Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

Terry Beckham

Exhibitions Designer

Anne Forschler-Tarrasch, PhD

Senior Curator, Marguerite Jones Harbert and John M. Harbert III Curator of Decorative Arts

Emily G. Hanna, PhD

Senior Curator of the Arts of Africa and the Americas

Amelia Hobson

UAB Curatorial Fellow

Lindsey Reynolds


Robert Schindler, PhD

Curator of European Art

Kristi Taft

Exhibitions Officer

Donald A. Wood, PHD

Senior Curator, The Virginia and William M. Spencer III Curator of Asian Art

Development and Membership

Kate Cleveland

Director of Development

Nancy Cooper

Development Officer for Grants and Administration

Meghan Ann Hellenga

Associate Director of Development

Nicholas McLaughlin

Membership Officer

Carrie Montgomery

Development Events Manager

Caitlin Smith

Patron Information and Records Officer


Horace Ballard

Curator of Education

Kristen Greenwood

Associate Curator of Education for Adult Programs

Cierra Floyd

Education Assistant

Lindsey Hammel

Manager for Visitor & Volunteer Services

Suzy Harris

Associate Curator of Education for Schools

Toby H. Richards


Information Technology

Nathan Poe

I.T. Director


Charles Yates

Facilities Manager

Kye Wingo

Sr. Maintenance Repair Worker

Museum Store

Kristie Allen

Store Manager

Photography and Visual Resources

Sean Pathasema

Director of Photography and Visual Services


Priscilla Tapio

Head Preparator

Joe McCreary


Spencer Shoults



Rose Wood

Chief Registrar

Eric McNeal

Assistant Registrar for Exhibitions

Suzanne Stephens

Sr. Associate Registrar - TMS Database Administrator

Mary Villadsen

Associate Registrar of Collections/Loans


J.R. Feagins

Chief of Museum Security

Special Events

Jestina Howard

Special Events Manager