Phone: (616) 774-4585 ext. 3026Biography:
Number of seasons with the Griffins (through 2013-14): 2
What you love most about working for the Griffins: Being surrounded by the passion and drive of everyone in the organization.
Favorite Griffins memory: Anything and everything to do with the Calder Cup Playoffs, especially Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals against Oklahoma City. Ill never forget Jurcos game-winning goal, insane.
Favorite all-time Griffins players: Jeff Hoggan, Tomas Tatar
Best thing about your job: I have a whole array of responsibilities and get to experience the world of hockey, all surrounded by people who support me.
Hometown: Linden, Michigan
College degree/year/school: Bachelor of Arts in Theatre/Hospitality and Tourism Management, Grand Valley State University, 2010
Sports idol(s) as a youth: Brett Hull
As a child, you dreamed of becoming: My dad
First job/your age: I worked at a Hungry Howies when I was 16, always came home smelling like pizza.
Proudest professional accomplishment: Joining the Griffins staff after interning for a year.
Most memorable on-the-job mistake/embarrassing moment: During the Calder Cup Playoffs, I dropped an entire handful of paperwork in front of the visiting teams locker room. Darn butterfingers.
Favorite charities/charitable causes: The Humane Society of West Michigan.
Most exciting/unique thing youve done or place youve visited: I went skydiving a few years ago, totally fun.
Sports played growing up: Hockey and some serious mini-sticks with my brothers.
Favorite foods: Nachos, anything Italian
Favorite music artists: John Mayer, Gavin Degraw, Jason Mraz
Favorite sports movie: The Sandlot
Favorite book or author: I've been enjoying George R.R. Martin lately.
Favorite subject in elementary school: English
Favorite spectator sports: Hockey, NASCAR
Favorite pro/college sports teams (excluding Griffins): Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Cardinals
Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Spending time with my dog Madison, I adopted her a few years ago.