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Ownership/Senior Management

Majority Owner/Governor: John P. McConnell

President/Alternate Governor: Mike Priest

President, Hockey Operations/Alternate Governor: John Davidson

 

Executive Staff - Business Operations

Senior Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer: Cameron Scholvin

Senior Vice President/General Counsel: Greg Kirstein

Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer: T.J. LaMendola

Vice President, Communications & Team Services: Todd Sharrock

Vice President, Community Development/Exec. Director, Blue Jackets Foundation: Kathryn Dobbs

Vice President, Digital Marketing & Media: Marc Gregory

Vice President, Marketing: J.D. Kershaw

Vice President, Ticket Sales & Service: Joseph Andrade

Vice President of Corporate Partnerships: Ryan Shirk

Vice President, Partner Activation & Premium Service: Becky Coffey

 

Hockey Operations

General Manager: Jarmo Kekalainen

Assistant General Manager: Bill Zito

Director of Player Personnel: Basil McRae

Director of Hockey Administration: Josh Flynn

Scouting Coordinator: Tom Bark

Director of High Performance: Nelson Ayotte

Director of Amateur Scouting: Ville Siren

Assistant Director of Amateur Scouting: Chris Morehouse

Director of European Scouting: Josef Boumedienne

Amateur Scouts: Mike Antonovich, Oscar AkerlundSimon Barrette, Marshall Davidson, Greg Drechsel, Danny Flynn, Derek Ginnell, Stephane Leblanc, Dave Peters, Milan Tichy, Boris Yemelyanov

Pro Scouts: Bob Halkidis, Doug Macdonald, Sam McMaster, Rich Sutter, Fedor Tyutin 

Pro Video Coordinator: Jim Viers

Head Athletic Trainer: Mike Vogt

Assistant Athletic Trainers: Nates Goto, Chris Strickland

Equipment Manager: Tim LeRoy

Assistant Equipment Manager: Jamie Healy

Equipment Asssistant: Jason Stypinski

Executive Assistant, Hockey Operations: Beth Carlisle

 

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: John Tortorella

Assistant Coaches: Brad Larsen, Kenny McCudden, Brad Shaw 

Strength & Conditioning Coach: Kevin Collins

Goaltending Coach: Manny Legace

Video Assistant Coach: Dan Singleton

Director of Player Development: Chris Clark

Development Coach: Gregory Campbell, Jarod Boll 

European Player Development Coach: Jarkko Ruutu

Slating Consultant: Lee Harris

 

Cleveland Monsters

General Manager: Bill Zito

Assistant General Manager: Blake Geoffrion

Head Coach: John Madden

Assistant Coach: Steve McCarthy, Carey Krug

Strength & Conditioning Coach: Kevin Schmalzried

Video Scout: Austin Powell

Athletic Trainer: Tom Bourdon

Equipment Manager: Dustin Halstead

 

Communications & Team Services

Director of Communications: Karen Davis

Manager of Communications: Glenn Odebralski

Manager of Team Services: Julie Gamble

 

Community Development

Director of Fan Development & Community Programs: Andee Boiman

Grassroots Hockey Manager: Jason Zumpano 

Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation Manager: Darla Owens

Manager of Education & Community Partnerships: Michelle Brueggeman

Community Relations Coordinator: Meredith Bush

Mascot Services Coordinator: Andrew Appelhans

Fan Development Coordinator: Joseph Renza

 

Corporate Partnerships & Premium Seating

Director of Corporate Partnership: Craig Smith

Partnership Activation Manager: Samantha Hagan

Partnership Activation Specialists: Molly Taylor, Caleb Horsley, Victoria King

Corporate Partnership Account Executives: Justin Baldinger, Marc Gosselin, Sam Morgan, Doug Vinci

Premium Relationship Executive: Morgan Obendorfer

Premium Experience Manager: Susan Oilar

Premium Experience Specialist: Kayla Constantino

 

Game Operations and Event Presentation

Executive Producer and Senior Director of Event Presentation: Derek Dawley

Manager of Event Presentation: Jason Abbadie

Video Production Manager: Andy Hookman

Senior Editor/Producer: David Traube

Producer/Videographer: Tanner Smith

Broadcast Engineer: Rick Shepherd

 

Marketing 

Director of Marketing: Jim Riley

Marketing Manager: Ben Harrison

Senior Graphic Designer: Jason Duignan

Manager of Advertising & Creative Services: Jack Lyttle

Graphic Designer: Patrick Cantwell

Graphic Designer: Andrew Dennis

 

Digital Marketing & Media

Director of Business Strategy: Jeff Eldersveld

Director of Digital Media: TJ Ansley

CRM Manager: Amy French

CRM Coordinator: Luke Napolitano

Digital & Social Media Coordinator: Carson Reider

Digital & Social Media Coordinator: Anthony Allocco

Reporter: Brian Hedger

Business Analyst: Charles Jacobs

Consumer Analyst: Francesco Marini

Marketing Automation Coordinator: Mitch Berg

 

Finance and Information Technology

Director of Finance/Controller: Joe Rudolf

Senior Accountant: Zachary Kramer

Staff Accountant: Nora Ludwig

Accounts Payable Coordinator: Heather Benintendi

Director of Information Technology: Jim Connolly

Systems Analyst: Matthew DeStephen

Technical Support Specialist: Brad Zarnoch

 

Human Resources and Legal

Director of Human Resources: Becky Magaw

Human Resources Generalist: Katherine Schuette

Human Resources Assistant: Brooklyn Stinson-Hill

Office Manager / Executive Assistant: Heidi Gibbs

Director, Legal Affairs: Peter Lovins

Paralegal: Ken Erney

 

Ticket Sales & Operations

Sr. Director of Service & Retention: Kelly Jones

Director of Ticket Operations: Mark Metz

Director of New Business Development: Jeff Lesko

Manager of New Business Development: Nate Bell

Manager of Season Ticket Services: Carmelo Marzullo

Manager of Group Sales: Dani Nell

Ticket Operations Manager: Kevin O'Malley

Ticket Sales Account Executives: Noah Heiber, Chelsea Kempton

Sr. Season Ticket Account Specialist: Cody Craig

Season Ticket Account Specialists: Emily Auker, Maxwell Cohen, Amanda Crandell, Jared Crockett, Richie Grimshaw

Sr. Group Event Specialists: Leah Cover, Grant Jamieson

Group Event Specialists: Alexa Edwards, Patrick Reilly, Sarah Sculley, Alec Snider

Group Sales Coordinator: Courtney Crum 

Ticket Sales Consultant: Taylor Campbell, Brett Dymek, Richard Frey, Tyra Keuchler, Noah LaChance, Shawn Parsons, Herkko Pollanen, Noah Skladan, Alli Sobotka, Steven Wilhelm, Brooke Zinader

Ticker Sales and Service Coordinator: Sarah Page

Ticket Operations Specialist: Matthew Kill
 

Broadcasting

Director of Broadcasting: Russ Mollohan

TV Play-By-Play Announcer: Jeff Rimer

TV Color Analyst and Team Ambassador: Jody Shelley

TV Studio Analyst and Host: Bill Davidge

Radio Play-By-Play Announcer: Bob McElligott 

 

CBJ Arena Management

General Manager: Mike Gatto

Associate General Manager: Derek Smith

Assistant General Manager, Operations : Mark Greiner

Associate General Manager, Ticketing and Guest Services: Cait Schumann

Director of Arena Operations: Brad Cleveland 

Director of Event Production: Matt Berens

Event Manager: Meagan Yanczura

Director of Event Services: Michael Hunter

Manager of Event Services: Elizabeth Fisher

General Operations Supervisor: Adam McClung

Chief Engineer: Kevin Herron

Project Engineer: Mike Perakis

PM Engineer: Doug Van Culin

Assistant Building Engineer: Bart Learman

Conversion Manager: Todd Martin

Box Office Manager: Dennis Novak

Ice Technician: Ian Huffman

Audio/Video Engineer: Jeff Baumgartner

Electrician: Jordan Kowbasa

Receptionists:  Aaron Alston, Angela Armocida

Housekeeping Supervisor: Roger Penick, Jr.

Housekeeping Assistant: Chris Brown

Conversion Supervisors: Robert Beach

Maintenance Supervisor: Chad Kemp 

Maintenance Technician : Jacob Winner

Maintenance: Paul Van Culin

Painters: Jeff James, Anthony Kincaid

Ticket Sellers: Moneet Davis, Christy Swaim

Senior Accountant: Corrie Robbins

Administrative Assistant: Jessica Fortin

Security Manager: Brian Santiago

Security Guards: Constantine Polites, Regina Wannemacher, Charles Stephens, Christopher Bosco, Robert Kinard, Robert Blair, Salvatore Dell'anno, Clarence Maxwell

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Columbus, OH 43215

 

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