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Kelsey Perras

Corporate Sales Fulfillment Coordinator

E-mail: kperras@griffinshockey.com

Phone: (616) 774-4585

Biography:

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Number of seasons with the Griffins (through 2013-14): 3

What you love most about working for the Griffins: Getting to be behind the scenes and seeing everything that it takes to run a successful sports team and franchise.

Favorite Griffins memory: The first time I got to hold the Calder Cup in Grand Rapids, and the celebration that came along with the championship.

Favorite all-time Griffins players: Brian Lashoff, Mitch Callahan, Tomas Tatar

Best thing about your job: Sharing my passion for Griffins hockey with our clients and fans.

Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan

States (and provinces or countries) you’ve lived in: Michigan

College degree/year/school: Grand Valley State University, 2012, Sports Management

Sports idol(s) as a youth: Reggie White, Brett Favre, Phil Mickelson

Personal/professional hero(es): My dad

As a child, you dreamed of becoming: A teacher

First job/your age: I caddied at a local country club when I was 14.

Current dream job: Game Operations Director for the Green Bay Packers or Detroit Red Wings

Proudest professional accomplishment: Getting hired by the Griffins following a season-long internship and Calder Cup Championship.

Most memorable on-the-job mistake/embarrassing moment: I accidentally stepped on the Griffins logo on the floor of the locker room last year...terrible, I know.

Favorite charities/charitable causes: Anything that benefits children or animals.

Most exciting/unique thing you’ve done or place you’ve visited: I got the chance to go to Super Bowl XL with my dad in Detroit. I also traveled to the Netherlands in college with a ministry group.

Sports played growing up: Basketball, golf, swimming and everything inbetween. I loved sports as a kid.

An interesting fact about you: I am a partial owner (stockholder) of the Green Bay Packers, and I have a double jointed jaw.

Favorite foods: Steak, anything Mexican or Italian and doughnuts

Favorite music artists: Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean. Pretty much any country music.

Favorite sports movie: Remember the Titans, but there are so many good ones!

Favorite subject in elementary school: Math, recess

Favorite spectator sports: Football, hockey

Favorite pro/college sports teams (excluding Griffins): Green Bay Packers

Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Golf, anything with my friends, spending time outdoors and trying new things!

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