Therese Menzel was born 1986 in Kühlungsborn, Germany. The school years were followed by work stays in Ecuador and the USA as well as work in a Berlin event agency. She was always motivated by her passion for organising, keeping track of things and dealing with the numbers. Consequently, she studied economics at the HTW Berlin and FernUni Hagen. During her studies, she was additionally certified as a project manager and SAP consultant. Working in a management consultancy deepened the existing skills.
Therese has been working for the Dresden Symphony Orchestra since 2015. In addition to her work as a project manager, she is also responsible for all financial and legal matters concerning the orchestra. Currently she lives with her two daughters and her husband in Brandenburg an der Havel.