Phone: (616) 774-4585 ext. 3026Biography:
Number of seasons with the Griffins (through 2011-12): One as a full-timer, one as an intern.
What you love most about working for the Griffins: Having the opportunity to work around the game I grew up loving.
Favorite Griffins memory: Darren McCartys hat trick game
Favorite all-time Griffins players: Darren Helm, Ilari Filppula, Tomas Tatar, Joakim Andersson
Hometown: Plymouth, MI
College degree/year/school: Communications from Grand Valley State University, 2011
Sports idol(s) as a youth: Slava Kozlov, Pavel Datsyuk, Nicklas Lidstrom
As a child, you dreamed of becoming: A professional hockey player... Close, right?
First job/your age: Caddy at a country club when I was 14. I made back what I had to pay for the uniform and never went back.
Current dream job: Continuing to work in hockey for as long as I can.
Proudest professional accomplishment: Becoming a full-time staff member after a year as an intern.
Most memorable on-the-job mistake/embarrassing moment: Walking into the visiting teams locker room when delivering stat packets between periods on my first-ever game day and getting a death stare from their coach on the way out after I realized my mistake.
Favorite charities/charitable causes: Griffins Youth Foundation and the Humane Society of West Michigan
Sports played growing up: Inline hockey and soccer
Favorite music artists: Foo Fighters, City and Colour, Phoenix, Arcade Fire
Favorite sports movie: Youngblood
Favorite subject in elementary school: English
Favorite pro/college sports teams (excluding Griffins): Detroit Red Wings, Michigan Wolverines, Grand Valley State Lakers, Detroit Lions
Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Watching movies, playing hockey, exploring Grand Rapids and visiting friends.