Phone: (616) 774-4585 ext. 3060Biography:
Number of seasons with the Griffins (through 2013-14): 3
What you love most about working for the Griffins: My co-workers
Favorite Griffins memory: Winning Game 3 of the Calder Cup Finals to go up 3-0 in the series.
Favorite all-time Griffins players: Tomas Tatar, Francis Pare, Joey MacDonald
Best thing about your job: Working for a sports team
Hometown: Strongsville, Ohio
States (and provinces or countries) youve lived in: Ohio, Michigan
College degree/year/school: Northwood University, Sport and Promotions Management/Marketing and Advertising
Sports idol(s) as a youth: Mark Price
Personal/professional hero(es): My parents, Dan Gilbert, Mike Tomon
As a child, you dreamed of becoming: A professional basketball player
First job/your age: Movie theatre, 16 years old
Other sports teams you've worked for: Cleveland Cavaliers
Most memorable on-the-job mistake/embarrassing moment: Wiping out on the ice during the first Griffins home game I worked during Opening Night in 2011.
Most exciting/unique thing youve done or place youve visited: I won a $1,000 scholarship in the sixth grade during a time out at a Cavalier's game. I've visited Paris, France, and Rome. Also, I played college lacrosse for three seasons at Northwood University.
Sports played growing up: Basketball, baseball, soccer, lacrosse
An interesting fact about you: I have six tattoos.
Favorite foods: Steak, lobster and shrimp
Favorite music artists: 2 Chainz
Favorite sports movie: Space Jam
Favorite book or author: Bringing Down the House by Ben Mezrich
Favorite subject in elementary school: Recess/Gym
Favorite spectator sports: Basketball and football
Favorite pro/college sports teams (excluding Griffins): Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns, Ohio State Buckeyes, Duke University basketball
Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Lifting weights, playing basketball and flag football, Xbox, hanging out with my dog Wilbur, going to the casino