Senior Event Manager, Gillette Stadium
Michael joined TeamOps in May, 2019, as the Senior Manager of Security and Events, bringing a diverse work history both in and out of the sports and entertainment industry. He will oversee TeamOps Event Managers and all Event Security and Guest Service operations for Gillette Stadium.
Michael began his industry career in 2011 with the Seattle Mariners where he worked for 4 seasons in various capacities within the Finance, Human Resources and Guest Service departments. He oversaw the scheduling and management of more than 500 event day team members and focused on mass communication and event logistics within Stadium Operations.
In 2016, Michael was selected as a member of the project team to open Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. As the Senior Manager of Guest and Team Services, he oversaw the build-out of all Guest Service hiring, training, and staffing projects along with the recruitment of more than 900 event day team members. Upon opening, Michael operated some of the biggest events in the world including the 2018 NCAA National Championship Game and Super Bowl LIII.
Originally from Kodiak, Alaska, Michael enlisted in 2003 and served 9 years with the United States Air Force as an Electrical and Environmental Systems maintenance technician for C-17 Aircraft. He also earned his Bachelors of Science in Finance and Business Administration from the University of Washington, Foster School of Business.