Phoenix Suns Staff Directory

Phoenix Suns

201 East Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phone: (602) 379-2000



Executive Team

  • Jason Rowley: President
  • Jim Pitman: Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
  • Harvey Shank: Sr. Executive Vice President
  • Ralph Marchetta: General Manager, Sports & Entertainment Services & Sr. VP, Ticket Operations
  • Maria Baier: Sr. Vice President, Public Affairs
  • Nic Barlage: Sr. Vice President, Chief Sales Officer
  • Dan Costello: Sr. Vice President, Business Innovation
  • Matt Wright: Sr. Vice President, Marketing Partnerships
  • Karen Rausch: Vice President, Human Resources
  • Melissa Goldenberg: General Counsel
  • Casey Taggatz: Vice President, Communications & Content

Basketball Operations

  • Ryan McDonough: General Manager
  • Trevor Bukstein: Assistant General Manager
  • Pat Connelly: Assistant General Manager
  • Bubba Burrage: Director, Player Personnel/GM, Baskersfield Jam
  • Courtney Witte: Director of Scouting
  • John Shumate: Scout
  • Antonio Williams: Scout
  • Emilio Kovacic: International Scout
  • Earl Watson: Head Coach
  • Nate Bjorkgren: Assistant Coach/Player Development Coordinator
  • Tyrone Corbin: Assistant Coach
  • Howard Traino: Associate Head Coach
  • Scott Duncan: Player Development Coach
  • Jason Fraser: Player Development Assistant
  • Scott Vaughan: Advance Scout
  • Brett Burchard: Head Video Coordinator
  • Julian Mills: Assistant Video Coordinator
  • Jason Tilton: Assistant Video Coordinator
  • Chris Darnell: Asst Video Coord/Player Development Asst
  • Aaron Nelson: VP, Athletic Care/Head Athletic Trainer
  • Mike Elliott: Assistant Athletic Trainer/Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Tom Maystadt: Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Quinton Sawyer: Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Marlon Garnett: Assitant Coach/Player Development Coordinator
  • Jay Gaspar: Equipment Manager
  • Mark West: Vice President, Player Relations
  • Charles Bayfield: Director, Team Security
  • Joyce Ponder: Team Services Manager
  • Louis Lehman: Basketball Operations Coordinator
  • Tori Miller: Basketball Operations Intern

Northern Arizona Suns

  • Dylan Debusk: Director, Basketball Ops and Player Personnel
  • Tyrone Ellis: Head Coach
  • Tyler Gatlin: Assistant Coach
  • William Knight: Basketball Operation Assistant
  • Jonathan Mak: Head Strength & Conditioning Coach/Athletic Trainer
  • Brandon Rosenthal: Assistant Coach
  • Bret Burchard: Assistant Coach
  • Christopher Presson: President
  • Bubba Burrage: General Manager
  • Ashley Stoval: Director, Business Operations
  • Tom Patterson: Director, Business Development
  • Karra Labombarde: Operations Assistant
  • Bobby Howland: Account Executive

Medical Staff

  • Dr. Tom Carter: Head Team Physician (Orthopedist)
  • Dr. Tom Fiel: Team Physician (Internal Medicine)
  • Dr. Tim Byrne: Cardiologist
  • Dr. Monte Hessler: Chiropractor
  • Dr. John Badolato: Dentist
  • Dr. William Ko: Dermatologist
  • Dr. Jay Schwartz: Ophthalmologist
  • Dr. Ryan Rehl: Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Dr. Ryan Golub: Podiatrist
  • Jay McCoy: Psychiatrist
  • Dr. V "Bob" Evani: Surgeon


  • Eddie Kendralla: Manager, Analytics
  • Jake Loos: Manager, Analytics
  • Thomas Dialynas: Senior Data Analyst
  • Bryce Douglas: Basketball Video Assistant Analyst
  • Anthony So: Basketball Operations Analyst
  • Brandon Moyer: CRM Analyst

Administrative Staff/Executive Staff

  • Jacque Alonzo: Executive Assistant to the Managing Partner, President, Basketball Operations, & General Manager
  • Hope Dimberg: Executive Assistant
  • Mia Stier: Executive Assistant
  • Ceola Coaston: Suns Receptionist
  • Jan Forshee: Suns Receptionist
  • Gerri Sandy: Manager, Administrative Services
  • Jason Shelley: Staff Assistant

Basketball Communications

  • Julie Fie: Vice President, Basketball Communications
  • D.C. Headley: Basketball Communications Manager
  • Cole Mickelson: Senior Basketball Communications Manager
  • Lori Cook: Administration Asst of VP, Basketball Communications

Marketing Partnerships

  • Carlissa Henry: Vice President
  • Courtney Parks: Event and Engagement CoordinatorLINKEDIN
  • Doug Chisholm: Vice President of ActivationLINKEDIN
  • Alyssa Dooyema: Senior Activation Manager
  • Gina Brewer: Activation Manager
  • Kara Galloway: Activation Manager
  • Taylor Popish: Activation Manager
  • Stephanie Lovingood: Activation ManagerLINKEDIN
  • Nicole Strunks: Senior Activation Manager
  • Jeffery Romero: Partnership Activation Manager
  • Eric Moore: Partnership Activation Manager
  • Taryn Thalheimer: Promotions ManagerLINKEDIN
  • Jordan Strother: Activation Assistant
  • Derek Gale: Director of Sales
  • Brad Ballard: Account Executive
  • Erin Skuse: Account Executive
  • Ken Borkan: Sr. Manager Research & Operations
  • Matthew Sullivan: Research Coordinator
  • Anna Tramutolo: Research Coordinator
  • Benicia Thompson: Broadcast Traffic Manager
  • Sandra Vega: Accounts Manager

Suns Productions

  • Dan Siekmann: Vice President, Broadcast Productions
  • Bob Adlhoch: Executive Producer
  • Marc Goldberg: Sr. Producer/PreGame Broadcast
  • David Hughes: Game Producer/Game Broadcast
  • Paden Wigness: Pre-Game Show Producer
  • David Grapentine: Sr. Videographer
  • Tommy Arguelles: Sr. Editor
  • Tom Leander: Pre and Post Game Host

Sales & Service

  • Nic Barlage: Sr. Vice President, Chief Sales Officer
  • Courtney Giovanni: Sr. Sales, Digital & Marketing Operations CoordinatorLINKEDIN
  • Jamie Thomasian: Sales CoordinatorLINKEDIN
  • Kyle Pottinger: Senior Director, Business DevelopmentLINKEDIN
  • John Torris: Director, Premium Sales and Service
  • Josh Belkoff: Senior Manager, Premium SalesLINKEDIN
  • Matthew Salata: Sr. Manager, Membership Sales
  • Melissa Fender Panagiotakopoulos: Sr. Premium Experience Manager
  • Michael Pettit: Sr. Account Manager, Premium ExperienceLINKEDIN
  • Marc Kulbersh: Account Executive, Premium SalesLINKEDIN
  • Bobby Phelps: Account Executive, Premium SalesLINKEDIN
  • Don Vedeen: Account Executive, Premium SalesLINKEDIN
  • Spencer Cherney: Account Executive, Premium Sales & ServiceLINKEDIN
  • Michael Scherr: Account Executive, Membership Sales LINKEDIN
  • Kyle Hoffman: Account Executive, Membership SalesLINKEDIN
  • Duncan Jensen: Account Executive, Membership SalesLINKEDIN
  • Jennica Berry: Account Executive, Membership Sales
  • Derek Kittredge: Account Executive, Membership Sales
  • Ari Richman: Account Executive, Membership Sales
  • Aaron Ostrovsky: Manager, Group Sales LINKEDIN
  • Matt Audibert: Manager, Group Sales and Youth SportsLINKEDIN
  • Cara Leis: Sr. Account Executive, Group SalesLINKEDIN
  • Michael Basist: Account Executive, Group SalesLINKEDIN
  • Tim Klawitter: Account Executive, Group SalesLINKEDIN
  • Brianna Eason: Account Executive, Group SalesLINKEDIN
  • Lauren Baum: Account Executive, Group SalesLINKEDIN
  • Tanner Richey: Account Executive, Group Sales
  • Skylar Hoke: Account Executive, Group SalesLINKEDIN
  • Taylor Eather: Account Executive, Group SalesLINKEDIN
  • Jordan Zola: Account Executive, Group SalesLINKEDIN
  • Andrew Busot: Account Executive, Group SalesLINKEDIN
  • Marc Lopez: Account Executive, Group SalesLINKEDIN
  • Cara Dolan: Manager, New Business Team
  • Jentry Mullins: Manager, New Business Team
  • Zach Wendel: Sales Consultant, New Business TeamLINKEDIN
  • Savanna Stewart: Sales Consultant, New Business
  • Kita Wheeler: Sales Consultant, New Business
  • Wesley Rouse: Sales Consultant, New Business
  • Sarah Gulbrandsen: Sales Consultant, New Business
  • Angel Almendares: Sales Consultant, New Business
  • Stepheny Frederiksen: Sales Consultant, New Business
  • Blaine Jackson: Sales Consultant, New Business
  • Jarred Whicker: Sales Consultant, New Business
  • Eric Little: Sr. Director, Membership ExperienceLINKEDIN
  • Chris Moran: Sr. Account Executive, Membership Experience LINKEDIN
  • Lucy Grimm: Account Executive, Membership Experience
  • Jennifer Pearson: Account Executive, Membership Experience
  • Anne Mueller: Account Executive, Membership Experience
  • Scott McAllister: Account Executive, Membeship ExperienceLINKEDIN
  • Emily Dumas: Sales Account Executive, Membership Experience LINKEDIN

Public Relations

  • Carlos Manzanillo: Director, Public Relations
  • Sean Gale: Public Relations Coordinator
  • Shari Hilton: Public Relations Assistant

Phoenix Suns Charities

  • Sarah Krahenbuhl: Executive Director
  • Jennifer Patel: Suns Charities Manager
  • Margarita Cortez: Admin Coordinator

Community Relations

  • Chris Mallory: Director, Community Relations
  • Rodney Scearce: Community Relations Manager
  • April Johnson: Community Relations Coordinator
  • Justin Bailey: Community Relations Coordinator
  • Bob Woolf: Mascot Coordinator
  • Jeraldine Salais Andujo: Mascot Coordinator
  • Cinthya Salais Andujo: Mascot Coordinator
  • Mark Gretter: Program Director, Jr. Suns/Jr. Mercury

Game Entertainment

  • Cassidy Lien: Senior Director, Game Presentation
  • Martin Flores: SunsVision Editor
  • Kevin Bonham: Sr. SunsVision Producer
  • Steven Mitchell: SunsVision Producer
  • Gregory Ralbovsky: Director, SunVision
  • Steve Heck: Gorilla Assistant
  • Sumer Meyer: Suns Dance Team Manager


  • Christopher Kaiser: Director of Marketing and Brand Activation
  • Stephen Kargol: Arena Marketing Manager
  • Vianey Celestino: Hispanic Marketing Manager
  • Ryan Powers: Senior Marketing Coordinator
  • Natalie Kirby: Mercury Marketing Manager
  • Gerry Mildenberger: Marketing Coordinator
  • Blake Lewkowitz: Sr. Manager, Brand Strategy

Creative Services

  • Tru Filyaw: Creative Director and Brand Manager
  • Leo Freeman: Lead Graphic Designer
  • Ben Rakozy: Senior Graphic Designer
  • Maria Madrid Reed: Graphic Designer
  • Jordan Suskind: Graphic Designer
  • Christopher Grasha: Graphic Designer
  • Joey Artigue: Creative Coordinator, Designer
  • Arvind Navaratnasingham: Sr. Digital Web Developer
  • Andre Zannis: Digital Web Developer

Creative Content

  • Shawn Deloney: Creative Content Producer
  • Isaac Easley: Creative Content Producer
  • Nick Williams: Creative Content Producer
  • Kevin Bonham: Creative Content Designer
  • Jake Knapp: Creative Content Coordinator
  • Bob Weinerth: Creative Content Videographer
  • Lindsey Smith: Digital & Content Host
  • Lauren Sokol: Social Media & Content Producer

Suns Digital

  • Keith Detwiler: Director, Digital Growth, Engagement, & Strategy
  • Ryan Wolf: Digital Creative Specialist & Photo Editor
  • Tony Gautier: Digital Coordinator
  • Cody Cunningham: Digital Services Specialist
  • Luis Bonilla: Digital Services Architect-Sales and Services
  • Sarah Lasky: Digital Services Architect-Marketing Partnerships
  • Dan Hilton: Digital Consultant


  • Steve Albert: Play-by-Play
  • Tom Chambers: Studio Host
  • Tom Leander: Studio Host
  • Ann Meyers Drysdale: Color Analyst
  • Eddie Johnson: Color Analyst


  • Al McCoy: Arizona Sports 98.7, Play-by-Play
  • Tim Kempton: Color Analyst
  • Ivan Valenzuela: KSUN 1400 AM (Spanish), Play-by-Play
  • Arturo Ochoa: Color Analyst

Information Technology

  • Steve Reese: Vice President,Chief Information Officer
  • Paul Scott: Director, Information Technology
  • Michelle Cassata: Help Desk Manager/Administrative Support
  • Kevin Pires: Telecommunications Manager
  • Rick Garcia, Database Administrator
  • Joseph Salas: Desktop Support Specialist
  • Aaron Prestwood: Business Systems Analyst


  • Aaron Jerz: Vice President, Finance
  • Sheila Yammer: Sr. Director, Payroll Services
  • Andrew Anthony: Controller
  • Bridget Black: Senior Manager Accounts Payable
  • Anna Heffron: Payroll Accounting Coordinator
  • Teri Galloway: Payroll Specialist
  • William McFarland: Payroll Specialist
  • Jed Richmond: Senior Accountant
  • Lisa Leung: Payroll Accounting and Tax Analyst
  • Pamela Gibson: Accounting Clerk
  • Julian Carlos: Accounting Clerk
  • Jennifer Scott: Staff Accountant


Arena Operations

  • Alvan Adams: Vice President, Facility Management
  • Brian Polokoff: Director, Event Operations
  • Anthony Lee: Sr. Conversion Manager
  • Teri Ferguson: Engineering & A/V Coordinator
  • Emily Holden: Assistant Director, Event Services
  • Sarah Schock: Director, Event Management
  • Marlo McKinley: Event Manager
  • Mercereau, Ashley: Events & Booking Coordinator
  • Ashley Mercereau: Event Services Coordinator
  • Nanette O'Dell: Disability Services Manager
  • Jerry Medina: Director of Engineering
  • Trent Dutry: Suite Services & Guest Relations Manager
  • Jon Bloom: Director, Security
  • Paul Schonaerts: Security Manager
  • Mark Posey: Security Manager
  • Francoise Chrisholm - Safety & Security Admin
  • Woodie Browder: Director, Traffic Support Services
  • J.D. Hanna: Assistant Director, Traffic Support Services
  • Mark Dora: Traffic Support Manager
  • Bob Zobel: Traffic Support Service Manager
  • OPEN: Director, Event Booking
  • Veronica Aguilera: Traffic Support Coordinator
  • David Case: Mail Room Manager
  • Alex Dangmuk: Alex Dangmuk
  • Jesse Echavarria: Mail Center Technician

Ticket Operations

  • Daren Mitch: Director, Ticket Operations
  • Jason Sanchez, Assistant Director, Ticket Operations
  • Jeff Marcussen: Assistant Director Suns Ticketing
  • Adam Somers: Assistant Director, Sports Ticketing
  • Esther Wojtulewicz: SeasonTicket Account Manager
  • Paulene Tullie: Ticket Office Accounting Supervisor
  • Daniel Serna: Assistant Ticket Manager
  • Stephanie Ostos: Assistant Ticket Manager
  • Kaitlyn Heber: Arena Sports Ticket Manager

Human Resources

  • Yolanda Mendez: HR Manager
  • Jennifer Degasis: HR Coordinator
  • Jo-Marie Garber: HR Recruiter
  • Brenda Arellano: HR Assistant
  • Angelica Alaniz: Benefits Administrator


  • Roger Dunn: Chief Technical Engineer
  • Alan Mickel: Chief Engineer
  • Rob Hart: A/V Engineer
  • Brian Myers: Director, Audio Visual Technology
  • Steven Anderson: A/V Engineer
  • Ryan Cowan: A/V Technician

Game Night Personnel, Assistants and Statistical Crew

  • Barry Gossage: NBA Photos
  • Fred Ciarico: Official Timer
  • Dana Smith: Official Timer
  • Mike Orcutt: 24-Second Clock Operator
  • Rick Showers: Scoreboard Operator
  • Ron Amstutz: Director, Statistical IDS
  • Floyd Agosta: Statistics Crew
  • Brian Hill: Statistics Crew
  • Jeff Hosterman: Statistics Crew
  • Michael Brenner: Broadcast Statistician
  • Jim Brewer: Broadcast Statistician
  • Eric Hodgson: Broadcast Statistician
  • Jeff Stanlis: Broadcast Statistician
  • Marcy Cookman: Press Room Host
  • Jerry Heck: Official Scorer
  • Sue Laskovsky: Game Night Assistants

Other Information

  • Home Court: Talking Stick Resort Arena (18,422), opened 1992
  • Address: 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Game Times: 7 p.m., 6 p.m. on Sundays (most games)
  • Team Colors: Purple, Orange, Black & Gray
  • Ticket Office: (602) 379-7867
  • Executive Office: (602) 379-7900
  • Executive Office FAX: (602) 379-7990
  • Basketball Communications: (602) 379-7920
  • Basketball Communications FAX: (602) 379-7908
  • Business Communications: (602) 379-7915
  • Talking Stick Resort Arena Executive Office: (602) 379-2000