Staff

The team behind the Festival


Paul Willis, Executive Director
Paul Willis has over 18 years of experience in non-profit management. He ...

Tracy Ferrington Cunningham, Director of Communications and Events
Tracy Ferrington Cunningham directs the communications and marketing efforts of the Festival, ...

Karissa Kary, Volunteer Coordinator
Karissa Kary has been involved with the Festival  for more than 10 ...

Robert Bray, Scholars Conference Chair
Robert Bray is the founding director of the Tennessee Williams Scholars Conference. ...

Ellen Johnson, Media Advisor
Ellen Johnson, Media Advisor, served as Festival publicist for 19 years, formed ...