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Ownership / Senior Management

Majority Owner / Governor: John P. McConnell

President / Alternate Governor: Mike Priest

President of Hockey Operations / Alternate Governor: John Davidson


Executive Staff - Business Operations

Senior Vice President / Chief Legal Officer: John Tortora

Senior Vice President / Chief Operating Officer: Cameron Scholvin

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

Senior Vice President / Chief Marketing Officer: Kathryn Dobbs

Vice President, Marketing: Ryan Chenault

Vice President, Partner Activation & Premium Service: Becky Coffey

Vice President, Business Intelligence & Broadcasting: Marc Gregory

Vice President, Operations and Development: J.D. Kershaw

Vice President, Human Resources: Becky Magaw

Vice President, Ticket Sales & Service: Marty Mulford

Vice President, Communications & Team Services: Todd Sharrock

Vice President, Corporate Partnerships: Ryan Shirk

Vice President, Digital Media & Content: Marcus Stephenson


Hockey Operations

General Manager / Alternate Governor: Jarmo Kekalainen

Assistant General Manager: Basil McRae

Assistant General Manager: Josh Flynn

Director of Player Development: Rick Nash

Director of Player Personnel / General Manager, Cleveland Monsters: Chris Clark

Director of Amateur Scouting: Ville Siren

Director of Pro Scouting: Josef Boumedienne

Amateur Scout: Oscar Akerlund, Troy Dumville, Danny Flynn, Stephane Leblanc, Dave Peters, Milan Tichy, Mikko Makela, Niklas Backstrom, Chris Shero, Mike Antonovich, Boris Yemelyanov, William Rönnholm

Pro Scout: Bob Halkidis, Rich Sutter, Todd White, Alex Campbell

Hockey Analyst: Zac Urback

Hockey Analytic Consultants: Cam Lawrence, Josh Weissbock

Scouting Coordinator: Jim Viers

Head Athletic Trainer: Mike Vogt

Assistant Athletic Trainer: Nates Goto, Chris Strickland

Equipment Manager: Tim LeRoy

Assistant Equipment Manager: Jamie Healy, Jason Stypinski

Executive Assistant: Beth Carlisle

Hockey Video Assistant: Aron Augustitus

Team Relations Specialist: Aaron Johnson


Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Brad Larsen

Associate Coach: Pascal Vincent

Assistant Coach: Kenny McCudden, Steve McCarthy

Goaltending Coach: Manny Legace

Strength & Conditioning Coach: Kevin Collins

Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach: Nick Orioli, Ryan Gadbois

Video Assistant Coach: Dan Singleton

Development Coach: Derek Dorsett, Mark Letestu, Jarkko Ruutu (Europe)

Assistant Development Coach & Team Ambassador: Jared Boll

Goaltending Development Coach: Brad Thiessen

Skating Consultant: Lee Harris


Cleveland Monsters

General Manager: Chris Clark

Head Coach: Mike Eaves

Associate Coach: Steve McCarthy

Assistant Coach: Trent Vogelhuber

Strength & Conditioning Coach: Ben Eaves

Video Coach: John Hamre

Athletic Trainer: Tom Bourdon

Equipment Manager: Dustin Halstead


Corporate Partnerships & Premium Seating

Senior Partnership Development Manager: Zach Galkin

Partnership Development Manager: Leah Cover

Partnership Activation Manager: Samantha Hagan

Partnership Activation Specialist: Zoe Bodart, Kristyn Gates, Richie Grimshaw, Kiersa Warwick

Director of Premium Relationships: Jeff Kauzlarich

Premium Relationship Executive: Bryce Mahoney

Senior Corporate Partnership Development Manager: RJ Redd, Michael Tilley

Senior Premium Event Specialist: Grant Jamieson

Premium Experience Manager: Kayla Constantino

Premium Experience Specialist: Breanna Wilhelm


Communications & Team Services

Manager of Communications: Glenn Odebralski

Manager of Team Services: Julie Gamble

Corporate Communications Specialist: Lindy Noel

Communications Coordinator: Madison White


Community Development

Executive Director, CBJ Foundation: Katie Matney

Senior Director of Fan Development & Community Programs: Andee Boiman

Grassroots Hockey Manager: Jason Zumpano 

Fan Development Specialist: Joe Renza

Community Development Coordinator: Ivy Johnson

Mascot Services Coordinator: Andrew Appelhans


Game Operations and Event Presentation

Executive Producer & Senior Director of Event Presentation: Derek Dawley

Manager of Event Presentation: Jason Abbadie

Event Presentation Coordinator: Kaitlin Berigan

Production Manager: Andy Hookman

Senior Editor / Producer: David Traube

Video Producer / Editor: Jonathan DeMuth

Video Producer: Donny DiCaprio

Motion Graphics Producer: Patrick Cantwell

Broadcast Engineer: Shannon Adams



Director of Marketing: Jack Lyttle

Senior Graphic Designer: Jason Duignan

Graphic Designer: Andrew Dennis

Fan Engagement Manager: Chris Everett

Marketing Project Coordinator: Matt Fujita

Fan Engagement Coordinator: Joel Rosenberg


Digital Media & Content

Digital Media & Content Coordinator: Joey Sykes, Katie Tsukamoto

Team Reporter: Jeff Svoboda


Business Intelligence 

Senior Director of Business Strategy: Jeff Eldersveld

Business Analyst: Charles Jacobs, Grant Sherman

CRM Analyst: Katie Wright

CRM Coordinator: Joshua Foster



TV Color Analyst and Team Ambassador: Jody Shelley

TV Play-By-Play Announcer: Jeff Rimer

Radio Play-By-Play Announcer: Bob McElligott

TV Studio Analyst & Host: Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre

Radio Host & Broadcast Coordinator: Dylan Tyrer


Finance & Information Technology

Director of Finance / Controller: Joe Rudolf

Director of Information Technology: Jim Connolly

Accounting Manager: Zachary Kramer

Staff Accountant: Andrew Muse

Accounts Payable Coordinator: Heather Benintendi

Systems Analyst: Matthew DeStephen

Technical Support Specialist: Brad Zarnoch


Human Resources & Legal

Associate General Counsel: Peter Lovins

Legal Counsel: Katie Leach

Payroll & Benefits Manager: Shaun Skaggs

Human Resources Manager: Brittany Lenzo

Human Resources Coordinator: Brooklyn Stinson-Hill


Ticket Sales & Service

Director of Group Sales: Dani Nell

Director of Service and Retention: Don Sheldon

Director of New Business Development: Nate Bell

Manager of New Business Development: Noah Skladan

Ticket Sales Account Executive: Noah LaChance, Adam Titanic

Manager of Season Ticket Services: Amanda Rinaldi

Season Ticket Account Specialists: Evan Myers, Shawn Parsons, Maddie Goelz, Nicholl Martin, Adam Entler, Trey Stranges

Partial Plan Account Specialist: Jacob Lambert, Burgandy Hollingshead, Casey Calhoun

Group Event Specialist: Keith Hayes, Sarah Sculley, Jared Horan, Ian Wilkinson, Thyran Nowden, Leslie Barr

Group Sales Coordinator: Amber Costa

Ticket Sales and Events Coordiantor: Alexis Twiss

Ticket Operations Coordinator: Aidan Cummings

Ticket Sales Consultant: Alec Rivers, Maryann Santulli, Daniel Yoo, Kelly Klebba, Michaela Ashe, Abby Scully, Nick Spaine, Megan Aufderbeck, Tyler Lindberg, Gillian Bonner, Sveva Zaveri


Ticket Operations

Senior Director of Ticket Operations: Mark Metz

Senior Ticket Operations Manager: Kevin O'Malley

Ticket Operations Specialist: Matthew Kill

Ticket Operations Coordinator: Aidan Cummings


Nationwide Arena Management

General Manager: Mike Gatto

Associate General Manager: Derek Smith

Assistant General Manager, Operations : Mark Greiner

Associate General Manager, Ticketing & Administration: Cait Schumann

Director, Arena Operations: Nick Waclawski

Director, Event Production: Matt Berens

Director, Guest Services: Michael Hunter

Administrative Director: Jessica Fortin

Box Office Manager: Dennis Novak

Event Manager: Meagan Yanczura

Event Services & Security Manager: Rosnee Joshi

Event Services Coordinator: Mackenzie Williams

Ice Technician: Ian Huffman

Housekeeping Supervisor: Jeff James, Jr. (lead supervisor), Roger Penick, Jr.

Operations Manager: David Garrity

Operations Supervisor: Tim Cornelius

Maintenance: Paul Van Culin

Maintenance Foreman: Todd Van Culin

Project Engineer: Mike Perakis

PM Engineer: Doug Van Culin

A/V Engineer: Matthew Blackcloud

Engineer: Josh Fox

Painter: Anthony Kincaid

HVAC Technician: Frank Golisano

Electrical / A/V Assistant: Jay Robison

Housekeeping Assistant: Christopher Brown

Security Guard: Kyle Hikins, Shelly Richison, Justin Roberts, Suzetta Donaldson, Tim Prushing, Jennifer Lattanzio, Robert Spears, Doug Wenger

Receptionist: Amanda Johnson

Contact Us

Columbus Blue Jackets
Nationwide Arena
200 W. Nationwide Blvd.
Suite Level
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614.246.4625
Fax: 614.246.4007