Keith has enjoyed a long relationship with Bristol Riverside Theatre; first as a performer on the BRT stage and then serving as a Trustee and officer since 2018.
Keith is Vice President of Global Customer Success for the fintech company, Corcentric, a global provider of business spend and revenue management software and services. For over twenty-plus years, Keith has held multiple executive leadership roles for consulting and professional services companies; leading and transforming organizations, post-merger and acquisition.
Over the past fifteen years, his production company, Enspire Productions, has produced countless culturally-relevant concert programs and helped raise funds for student education and organizations such as The Father Center, The Peace Center, and First Tee. Currently, Enspire is focused on producing performances that highlight the African American cultural experience. Keith remains passionate about the importance of arts education and performance for younger audiences.
Keith lives in Dresher, PA with his wife and three children. He holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and an EMBA from Penn State’s Smeal College of Business.
Phil has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2014. He currently serves as Vice President and Secretary of the board and as Chair of the Capital Campaign Committee. Phil has a PhD in Organic Chemistry and spent his entire career in the pharmaceutical industry with a number of companies and in a variety of positions.
Rich and Eileen live in Upper Makefield Township and has lived in Bucks County for many years.Rich is a Wealth Manager and Senior Investment Strategist at The Philadelphia Trust Company. Prior to that he has worked in Princeton and the Philadelphia Main Line in similar Investment related positions. His New York roots keep him rooting for New York sports teams and enjoying Broadway. His attachment to terrific Bucks County led him to BRT and their terrific team and theatre.
Sharon joined the BRT board of Trustees in 2022. Her 30 year relationship with BRT began back in 1993, when she was cast in The Rothschilds, the first of many productions. From there, she went on to perform in 9 mainstage shows, including She Loves Me, Man of La Mancha, Witness for the Prosecution and 15 musicales. Locally, Sharon has also performed at Walnut Street Theatre, Arden, Media, Prince Music Theatre and Off-Broadstreet Theatre. Other regional theatres include Fulton, Gateway, and Maine’s Public Theatre.
Sharon grew up in Wyomissing, PA, where she began piano and voice lessons at an early age. She is a graduate of Westminster Choir College (B.M. in Music Ed. and Voice), Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute of Music, and the Phila. Music Academy (M.M. in Voice Performance). She has taught elementary school music, maintained a voice teaching studio, taught voice in the Westminster Conservatory Division, at Princeton University, and the Mercer County H.S. for Performing Arts.
Zach found his joy of acting after joining the cast of Peter Pan as a Lost Boy at his local community theatre. That transformative experience sparked years of performing arts summer camps as well as performances on stage both as an actor and musician. Now, he is just as excited to be involved off-stage and share Bristol Riverside Theatre with others. While not at the theatre, Zach is an associate attorney with the law firm Stark & Stark, P.C. and concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, loan workouts, bankruptcy and real estate litigation.
Jill Cohen is General Counsel and Vice President at Hoshino, maker of Ibanez guitars and Tama drums. Jill’s passion for theater began when she played Queen Gertrude in her high school production of Hamlet, experiencing live theater’s ability to transport and transform. Since then, Jill has been an avid patron of theater arts. Jill is particularly proud to support Bristol Riverside Theatre’s work with students in the local community, and its commitment to DEI in the Arts.
Ryan Gordon works in wealth management for Raymond James & Associates out of their Newtown branch helping individuals and non-profits with financial planning and investment management. He and his wife Rachel live in Holland with their two young children, Benjamin and Eliyanah. Ryan sits on the board of the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce, as well as chairing his own foundation the Andy Schram Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Relief. Throughout high-school and college, Ryan enjoyed being a member of his school’s theater productions playing percussion in various shows. His favorite theater experience came when he was hired as the pit drummer/percussionist for a 28-show production of RENT.
Mr. Jordan is a 30-year veteran of the Finance Industry. He is the former Vice President of Commerce and TD Banks, where he headed up their Trenton NJ Community Banking Division. He is currently a consultant and provides Strategic Management Solutions to Businesses and Non-Profits. He currently serves as the Director of Finance and Operations at Discovery Charter School.
In addition to his experience in Finance, Mr. Jordan dedicates much of his time doing advocacy work and currently serves on several Boards. He volunteers with the Pennsylvania State NAACP where he serves as their Community Relations Committee. He serves as an advisor to Hands across Philadelphia, he serves on the Bucks County Community College, Diversity, Committee and as Vice President of the Bucks County Chapter of the NAACP.
Mr. Jordan is dedicated to education. He served 8 years on the Bucks County Technical High School and Morrisville, PA School Boards serving as Board President for two of those years. He has also served on the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
His many Accolades include but are not limited to, recently receiving the prestigious Drum Major for Justice Award for his work in Civil Rights. He was appointed to the National Voting Rights Commission by President Obama for his work in Pennsylvania protecting voting rights. He’s also a recipient of the President’s Award from the Central New Jersey Boy Scouts Council for their Learning for Life Program, a program that mentors at-risk youth.
Mr. Jordan often speaks at events addressing issues of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, job readiness, self-esteem, peer mediation, conflict resolution, and his Advocacy work. He has been an invited speaker to Temple, Penn State, Rutgers, and Drexel Universities to name a few.
In his spare time, he enjoys singing and is a member of the New Salem Baptist Church Male Chorus. He resides in Croydon, PA with his family.
Mr. Jordan lives by the motto . . .
“Never look down on a man unless you are picking him up.”
Barbara McCulloh is a girl of two cities. She lives on the River in Bristol and also resides on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Barbara has been a professional actress since the age of 18. Although acting is how she makes a living, she has worked professionally in nearly every aspect of the theatre, including directing, choreography, scenic design, and lighting. But no… she doesn’t sew.
Barbara is the voice of over 300 audiobooks.
She’s performed internationally in opera houses and concert halls all over Europe and Asia, and in theatres in almost every state, including the largest Broadway house (it’s the Gershwin, if you’re curious), and the tiniest off-off-waaay-off Broadway black box, (now closed).
Barbara’s partnership with BRT began in the last show of BRT’s first season where she played the runaway teenage bride in The Robber Bridegroom.
For ten years, Barbara has coproduced a series of “Angels of Music” concerts to benefit the Angel fund, which raised over a million dollars to save the African cheetah from extinction. In the process, she has traveled to South Africa, Namibia, Angola, Zimbabwe, and Botswana to promote awareness and understanding.
Barbara dances, practices yoga, and gardens whenever possible. She has a cat named Blu who speaks seven languages.
Victoria Rae Sook is a two-time drama desk award nominee as the Artistic Director of Food of Love Productions. A member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, and an SDC Associate favorite shows include Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Mamma Mia. She’s on the overhire list at The Public Theatre and often choreographs for the ON-Comm-Award-winning, The Show Must Go Online. Most recently she raised funds for the Tony Award Winning revival of Company and directed and choreographed Carrie for Tantrum Theatre at Ohio University. @victoriaraesook