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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

Executive Vice President, Business Operations: Larry Hoepfner

Senior Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer: John Browne

Senior Vice President/General Counsel: Greg Kirstein

Chief Financial Officer: T.J. LaMendola

Vice President, Communications & Team Services: Todd Sharrock

Vice President, Community Relations & Executive Director of Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation: Jen Bowden

Vice President, Corporate Development: A.J. Poole

Vice President, Digital Marketing & Media: Marc Gregory

Vice President, Marketing: J.D. Kershaw

Vice President, Ticket Sales & Service: Joseph Andrade

Hockey Operations

General Manager: Jarmo Kekalainen

Assistant General Manager: Chris MacFarland

Senior Advisor, Hockey Operations: Craig Patrick

Directors of Amateur Scouting: Paul Castron, Tyler Wright

Assistant to the General Manager: Josh Flynn

Director of Video Scouting: Bryan Stewart

Amateur Scouts: Andrew Dickson, Greg Drechsel, John Hill, Rob Riley, Andy Schneider

Pro Scouts: Peter Dineen, Sam McMaster

Regional Scouts: Niklas Evertsson, Basil McRae, Milan Tichy

Amateur Video Scout: Scott Harris

Hockey Operations: John McConnell II

Head Athletic Trainer: Mike Vogt

Assistant Athletic Trainers: Nates Goto, Chris Strickland

Equipment Manager: Tim LeRoy

Assistant Equipment Manager: Jamie Healy

Equipment Assistant: Jason Stypinski

Executive Administrative Assistant: Christina Gest

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Todd Richards

Associate Coach: Craig Hartsburg

Assistant Coaches: Keith Acton, Dan Hinote

Goaltending Coach: Ian Clark

Strength & Conditioning Coach: Kevin Collins

Video Assistant Coach: Dan Singleton

Development Coach: Chris Clark

Communications & Team Services

Director of Communications: Karen Davis

Manager of Communications: Rick Bowness

Manager of Team Services: Julie Gamble

Community Relations

Manager of Mascot Services: Jason Zumpano

Manager, Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation: Alison Pegg

Manager, Community Relations: Colleen Cheek

Coordinator of Community Relations Programs & Foundation: Katie Massey

Corporate Development & Premium Seating

Director of Premium Sales and Service: Marcus Lyons

Director of Corporate Development Services: Craig Smith

Director of Corporate Development: Ryan Shirk

Partnership Account Specialists: Josh Hafer, Janny Lavery, Amber Ribarchak, Molly Taylor

Corporate Development Account Executives: Evan Ashton, Sean Siebenkittel, Ashley Smith

Premium Sales Account Executives: Carson Barnes, Mike Minnix

Premium Seating Specialist: Christina Leonard

Game Operations and Event Presentation

Director of Game Operations/Event Presentation: Derek Dawley

Manager of Event Presentation: Lynn Truitt

Senior Production Manager: Jeff Coltoniak

Senior Editor/Producer: David Traube

Broadcast Engineer: Rick Shepherd

Marketing & Fan Development

Director of CRM & Analytics: Jeff Eldersveld

Manager of Marketing: Jim Riley

Partnership Activation Manager: Becky Magaw

Manager of Fan Development: Joel Siegman

Digital Marketing Manager: Marcus Stephenson

Fan Development/Marketing Coordinator: Mason Fisher

CRM Coordinator: Alex Karp

Digital Producer: Will Maetzold

Digital Content & Community Manager: Rob Mixer

Senior Graphic Designer: Jason Duignan

Graphic Designer: Anthony Zych

Finance and Information Technology

Controller: Wendy Rohaly

Staff Accountants: Michael Fullen, Patty Konis, Nora Ludwig

Accounts Payable Coordinator: Zachary Kramer

Office Coordinator/Receptionist: Beth Carlisle

Director of Information Technology: Jim Connolly

Systems Analyst: Matthew DeStephen

Human Resources and Legal

Director of Human Resources: Cheryl Sparks

Human Resources Assistant: Ryan Leitenberger

Payroll Manager: Christine Parthemore

Staff Counsel: Pete Olsen

Paralegal: Ken Erney

Ticket Sales & Operations

Director of Ticket Operations: Mark Metz

Director of New Business Development: Drew Ribarchak

Director of Service & Retention: Kelly Jones

Ticket Operations Managers: Brandon Haas, Abby Miller

Group Event Specialists: Erica Ganyard, Grant Jamieson, Lauren Lawson, Brian Thompson, Marc Witt

Season Ticket Sales Account Executives: Ian Bernadas, Cody Johnson, Sean Tobin, Tim McDonough

Season Ticket Service Coordinators: Megan Cooper, Justin Dunn, Michelle Furr, Caitlin Reagan

Ticket Sales Coordinator: Amy Ranallo

Inside Sales Representatives: Victoria Centers, Emily Clingan, Andrew Exler, Zayna Ibrahim, Zachary Joy, Joe Lombardi, Carmelo Marzullo, Donovan Powell, Joe Powell, Courtney Spiegel, Tara Smeak, Zach Wilson


Director of Broadcasting: Russ Mollohan

FOX Sports Ohio Play-By-Play Announcer: Jeff Rimer

FOX Sports Ohio Color Analyst: Bill Davidge

Radio Play-By-Play Announcer: George Matthews

Radio Broadcaster: Bob McElligott

CBJ Arena Management

General Manager: Vicki Chorman

Associate General Manager: Scott Lofton

Director of Ticketing: Cait Schumann

Director of Arena Operations: Brad Cleveland

Director of Engineering & Maintenance: Mark Greiner

Chief Engineer: Patrick McGuire

Conversion Manager: Todd Martin

Assistant Ticket Office Manager: Dennis Novak

Event Services Manager: Amanda Horning

Event Services Coordinator: Jason Smith

HVAC Engineers: Chad Kemp, James Stewart

Ice Technician: Ian Huffman

Audio/Video Engineer: Jeff Baumgartner

Electrician: Eric Richison

Housekeeping Supervisor: Roger Penick, Jr.

Conversion Supervisors: Phillip Bennett, Jeff Brice

Maintenance: Steve Moore, Paul Van Culin, Todd Van Culin

Painters: Jeff James, Robert Trott

Receptionist: Carol Hall

Ticket Sellers: Moneet Jones, Christy Swaim

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Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614.246.4625
Fax: 614.246.4007

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