Santa Fe Performance Exchange
Bringing local and national musicians to Santa Fe venues

Board of Directors

Rick Adesso – president & performance committee co-chair

Mr. Adesso’s biography coming soon.

Mike Sapeta – treasurer

Mike Sapeta is currently the Senior Site Director of Genzyme Genetics in Santa Fe, and an advisory board member of Citizen Schools of New Mexico, Mr. Sapeta has BS in Molecular Biology from the University of New Mexico and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.  His wife Sarah and three children Olivia, Sam, and George enjoy the arts and the multicultural aspects of Santa Fe as well as the outstanding access to outdoor activities. Mr. Sapeta enjoys music through playing, listening, and attending live music whenever possible.  The Sapetas are long time patrons & supporters of artists, musicians, and programs that support the arts.

Mike Engeldinger – technical committee chair

Mr. Engeldinger was the original designer and sole proprietor of the current venue, originally called Mike’s Music Exchange. During the 2010 season he was responsible for engineering at the venue, providing both the live performance and post production mixing and mastering. He also designed, implemented, and managed the venue website. Prior to operating the exchange, he was a Technical Director and software developer for the video game company THQ. Mr. Engeldinger has co-founded two previous technology companies, and has served on the board of directors of the local community based non-profit La Canada Wireless Association. Mr. Engeldinger is also active in The Eldorado Dad’s Club, the Boy Scouts of America, and Little League baseball, and is an amateur musician.

Jono Manson – performance committee advisor

Mr. Manson’s biography coming soon.