About LUQ

The Light Up The Queen Foundation, a Delaware non-profit corporation, is using the power of the arts to transform the community through the magic that happens inside renovated, but historic, Queen Theater.

Our Mission

The Light Up The Queen Foundation is dedicated to the success of the Queen Theater in Wilmington, DE, and to assuring that the Queen stays a catalyst for building community through high-quality programs in arts, music, education, workforce development and mentoring.

Look Inside The Queen

LUQ Board Members & Staff Directory

Board Members

Mike Hare
Board President
Senior Vice President
Buccini Pollin Group

Tom Williams
Board Treasurer
CPA & Partner
Williams Humphreys & Co.

Tracey Roberts
Board Secretary
Mount Pleasant Elementary School

Ben Leroy

Jeff Flynn
Deputy Director
City of Wilmington
Office of Economic Development

Kathleen Ford
Sr. Director Account Management
SkillNet Solutions, Sunnyvale CA

Chris Buccini
Managing Member
Buccini Pollin Group

Clint Walker
Managing Director

Vicky Pettinaro Martelli
Pettinaro Relocation
VP Client Services

John Rago
Director of Communications & Policy Development
Wilmington City Council

Scott Lugar
Head of Consumer Lending
Capital One

Tom Abel
Founder & CEO
Market Street Funders

Helene M. Keeley
3rd District Representative
Delaware House of Representatives

Kevin Walsh

Staff Members

Tina Betz
Executive Director
Light Up The Queen Foundation

Judy Hickman
Office Administrator
Light Up The Queen Foundation

Pamela Gardner
Community Relations Liaison
Executive Assistant to Robert & Christopher Buccini
Buccini Pollin Group

Thank You for Donating Today

The Light Up The Queen Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit, is dedicated to the preservation of the Queen Theater in Wilmington, DE. Donations from Community Partners ensure that the Light Up The Queen Foundation can continue providing quality Music & Arts Education programming in the historic Queen Theater.