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Grumbir Adam

Adam Grumbir

Corporate Sales Account Manager


Phone: (616) 774-4585 ext. 3009


Number of seasons with the Griffins (including 2019-20): 2

What you love most about working for the Griffins: The atmosphere on game days and creating a great experience for the fans

Favorite all-time Griffins players: Kory Karlander and Danny DeKeyser

Best thing about your job: You always have the chance to make someone's day

Hometown: St. Joseph, Mich.

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

College degree/year/school: B.A. in organizational communication and event management / 2012 / Western Michigan University

Sports idol as a youth: Bo Jackson

Personal/professional heroes: Military and first responders

As a child, you dreamed of: Playing basketball for the University of Michigan and winning the NCAA Tournament

First job/your age: Clubhouse assistant at The Oaks Golf Club / 16 years old

Current dream job: Right where I'm at -- the Grand Rapids Griffins

Other sports teams you've worked for: Kalamazoo Wings, West Michigan Whitecaps, Lansing Lugnuts

If you could trade places for a day with another occupation/person, what/who would it be? PGA Tour pro

Proudest professional accomplishment: Hosting the 2014 Midwest League All-Star Game with the West Michigan Whitecaps following the ballpark fire/rebuild

Most memorable on-the-job mistake/embarrassing moment: I didn't get off the ice fast enough during an intermission activity and got hit with a few dozen foam hockey pucks

Favorite charities/charitable causes:
Kids' Food Basket and United Way

Most exciting/unique thing you've done or place you've visited: The first NHL Playoff game I attended was Game 6 of the Red Wings/Ducks series at Joe Louis Arena in 2013. Detroit won 4-3 in overtime.

Sports played growing up:
Golf and basketball

Hidden (or not so hidden) talents: Art and graphic design

An interesting fact about you: My first set of golf clubs were a birthday gift from my grandparents when I turned two years old

Favorite foods:
Steak with mashed potatoes and corn on the cob

Favorite music artists:
Black Stone Cherry, Chris Stapleton, Alter Bridge

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Favorite book or author:
Anything written by Stephen Mansfield or Ryan Holiday

Favorite subject in elementary school:
Gym class

Favorite spectator sports: Hockey, baseball, football, golf

Favorite sports teams (excluding Griffins):
Chicago Bears

Favorite recreational activities/hobbies:
Playing golf, road trips, discovering new podcasts

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