Pictured left to right: Bradley Petzold, Jacquie Ward, Tony Hackney, Thu Vu

Bradley Petzold, President and Artistic Director

Bradley moved to Kansas City from St. Louis in 2004 to study piano performance at the UMKC Conservatory of Music. He continued his piano studies at the University of Kansas and completed an MBA there as well. Since then he has continued to be an active appreciator of music and the arts throughout the region and was one of the founding members of the Kansas City Symphony's professionals group, MaestroKC. He has worked in consulting at Cerner for the past several years.  He enjoys wine tastings, especially ones that involve Oregon Pinots, and continues to play the piano regularly. He is thrilled that his home is the Charlotte house of the Charlotte House Series and looks forward to connecting others to music throughout the community.

Jacquie Ward, Treasurer and Director of Finance and Operations

Jacquie currently works for UMB Capital Corporation investing in early to mid-stage financial technology companies.  She grew up playing many instruments, including piano, and studied finance in college. Jacquie, also a founding member of MaestroKC, enjoys supporting the arts including the Kansas City Symphony, the Kansas City Ballet, and the Charlotte House Series as a founding member. She also works as a wedding musician in the Kansas City region. Jacquie is very excited to help make the vision of the Series a reality and to continue bringing the arts to the Kansas City community.

Tony Hackney, Secretary and Director of Marketing

Tony is a native of Houston who made the journey to Kansas City seven years ago to pursue a career at Sprint. Tony has worked for Sprint for over 15 years in a variety of roles in Sales and Operations management. He has been on the DIFFA KC board for the past four years in various roles including Chairman of the Board. Tony enjoys traveling, running, and spending time with his amazing family and friends. He is excited to be on the Charlotte House Series Board and looks forward to contributing to the launch and growth of the organization. 

Thu Vu, Director of Media and Public Relations


Thu has worked in finance for a logistics company for the past seven years. Besides loving her job, she also enjoys traveling the world. She goes to one new country every year, and her travels often take her back to her original home, Vietnam. She has made Kansas City her new home and loves appreciating and supporting local art, music, and charities. Thu is very proud to join us as a board member of the Charlotte House Series and is excited to take part in bringing our vision to life.

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