JONATHAN ULLMAN – PRESIDENT & CEO
Jonathan Ullman is President & CEO of The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement. The Mob Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit located in downtown Las Vegas, with a mission of advancing the public understanding of organized crime’s history and impact on society. Reporting to a 22-member Board of Directors, Jonathan is responsible for leading the organization that has been named both a “Top Workplace” and “Best Museum” by the Las Vegas Review Journal and ranked #20 on TripAdvisor’s list of top museums in the United States.
Jonathan has spent over 20 years in a variety of management and leadership roles within the nonprofit industry. Jonathan’s museum career began at Liberty Science Center, New Jersey’s most visited museum, where he was intimately involved in the strategic planning and operationalizing of the facility following a $109 million capital expansion. Over the years, Jonathan served in numerous capacities with responsibilities including intensive staff management, program oversight, and external relations. Immediately prior to joining The Mob Museum, Jonathan was the president and COO at the National Soccer Hall of Fame, where he led the dramatic transformation of the organization’s operating model.
Jonathan earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers College and his Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers Business School. A believer in the importance of community, Jonathan has volunteered on a number of nonprofit boards and community-driven initiatives. He is a graduating member of the LV Metro Police Department Citizens’ Academy and the FBI Citizens’ Academy, currently serving as the President of the FBI Citizens’ Academy Alumni Association. Jonathan has served two terms on the Downtown Vegas Alliance’s Executive Committee as Chairman and has helped lead the organization’s growth to help it become one of the most vital resources to businesses in the downtown community. Additionally, Jonathan is a graduate of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Las Vegas program and a past Curriculum Chair. Jonathan resides in Las Vegas with his wife and three children.
MARK B. ACHENBACH – CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Mark B. Achenbach is responsible for The Mob Museum’s Human Resources and Finance functions and provides oversight to the accounting and technology departments. He is an attorney, licensed in Nevada, New Jersey and New York. Prior to joining The Mob Museum, Achenbach managed a solo-practice law firm in northern New Jersey. He earned his JD from the Rutgers School of Law – Newark, and his BS from West Virginia University. Before entering law school, Achenbach’s concentration was on the human resources field, principally in the nonprofit sector, including a 4-year tenure at Liberty Science Center.
LISA BELAIR – VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE & BUSINESS ANALYTICS
ASHLEY MILLER – VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS & SALES
GEOFF SCHUMACHER – VICE PRESIDENT OF EXHIBITS AND PROGRAMS
As the vice president of exhibits and programs, Geoff Schumacher is responsible for exhibits, artifacts and public programs. Schumacher earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno, and his master’s degree in history from Arizona State University. He started his 25-year journalism career at the Las Vegas Sun, where he was a reporter, editorial writer and city editor. He was the editor of Las Vegas CityLife and founded and edited the Las Vegas Mercury. He served as director of community publications for the Las Vegas Review-Journal for 10 years and also wrote a weekly public affairs column for the Review-Journal. He culminated his newspaper career by serving as publisher of the Ames (Iowa) Tribune. Schumacher is the author of two books, Sun, Sin & Suburbia: A History of Modern Las Vegas and Howard Hughes: Power, Paranoia & Palace Intrigue. He served as editor of Nevada: 150 Years in the Silver State, the official book commemorating the state’s sesquicentennial.
FELICIA LINDQUIST – SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC OPERATIONS & GUEST EXPERIENCE
Felicia Lindquist is responsible for the cross-departmental collaboration that ensures continuous improvements in all aspects of the guest experience at The Mob Museum. In this capacity, Felicia has direct oversight of all staff members who operate the public spaces, including the box office, mediated experiences, and exhibit floors. Prior to joining The Mob Museum, she held various operational roles with Four Seasons, Bellagio, and First Service Residential. Felicia received her Bachelor of Arts in history from UNLV and her Master of Arts in history from James Madison University. She is also a member of Leadership Las Vegas, class of 2019.
RYAN MARKUS – SENIOR DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY & FACILITIES
SABINE VON HENNING – SENIOR DIRECTOR OF SALES
Sabine von Henning is responsible for the planning of special events and facility rentals as well as group ticket sales. A native of Berlin, Germany, Sabine has many years of sales and event management experience in the international tourism industry. She earned a degree in hospitality management and a degree in commercial law with a concentration in sales and marketing. Before making Las Vegas her home she lived and worked in various European and North African countries as well as the Caribbean adding Spanish, French and Italian to her native German language. Most recently, she worked as director of sales and marketing for a local destination management company.
SHAKALA ALVARANGA – DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROGRAMS
JACKIE APOYAN – DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL MARKETING
CLINT THOMAN – DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE
With over 14 years in the food and beverage industry, Clint brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team. Most recently he worked as a Mixologist for Alder and Birch Steakhouse at the Orleans Casino. Prior to that he owned and operated Buddha Belly Deli and served as the Beverage Manager for Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group. He earned his Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts from College of Southern Nevada and is a Certified Sommelier.