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Memphis Basketball, LLC

191 Beale Street
Memphis, TN, 38103
Main: 901.205.1234
Fax: 901.205.1535
Sales: 901.888.HOOP (4667)
Basketball Media Relations: 901.205.1606 or 901.205.1607
Business Media Relations: 901.205.1409

Name Position
Robert Pera Chairman and Controlling Owner
Steve Kaplan Co-Executive Chairman
Daniel E. Straus Vice Chairman


Name Position
Joe Abadi Director

Basketball Operations

Phone: 901.205.1234
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Name Position
Chris Wallace General Manager, Basketball Operations
John Hollinger Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations
Ed Stefanski Executive Vice President
Chantal Hassard Vice President, Team Operations & Player Programs
Tayshaun Prince Special Advisor to the General Manager
J.B. Bickerstaff Head Coach
Keith Smart Assistant Coach
Bob Bender Assistant Coach
Nick Van Exel Assistant Coach
Greg Buckner Assistant Coach
Adam Mazarei Assistant Coach
Bob Thate Shooting Coach
Joe Boylan Player Development Coach
JJ Outlaw Player Development Coach
Adam Johansen Advance Scout
Marcus Jones Basketball Operations Assistant
Allen L. Gruver Medical Director
Jim Scholler Head Athletic Trainer
Eric Oetter Director, Performance
Chattin Hill Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Kristin Farrell Massage Therapist/Assistant Athletic Trainer
Christopher Chase Strength & Conditioning Development Coordinator
Zachary Kleiman Team Counsel & Senior Director, Basketball Operations
Chris Pongrass Director, Basketball Operations
Elliot Perry Director, Player Support
Barry Loggins Director, Team Security
Chris Makris Director, Player Personnel
John Carideo College & Pro Scout
Orlando Early College Scout
Davide Prati International Scout
Durwood McCoy College Scout
H. Ryan Slater Scouting Coordinator
Stephen McAfee Head Chef
Dean Little Performance Analyst
David Taylor Performance Analyst
Charles Sweeney Equipment Manager/Travel Coordinator
Vince Ford Team Facilities Manager
Paul Robinson Coordinator, Team Operations
Adam Kotin Assistant, Team Services
Lindsey Joyce Intern, Nutrition
Konnor Bachman Intern, Team Services

Hustle Basketball Operations

Phone: 901.205.1234
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Name Position
Glynn Cyprien Hustle Head Coach & Grizzlies Director, Pro Personnel
Daniel Marcus Hustle General Manager and Grizzlies Director, Basketball Analytics
Brett Burman Hustle Assistant Coach
Sean Dockery Hustle Assistant Coach
Darnell Lazare Hustle Development Coach & Video Coordinator
Bryston Williams Hustle Development Coach
Wade Langlois Hustle Basketball Operations Assistant

Business Operations

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Name Position
Jason Wexler President, Business Operations
John Walker Executive Vice President, Business Operations
Antonio Perez Senior Manager, Youth Basketball Programming
James Connolly Director, Business Strategy & Analytics
Kandace Stewart Senior Coordinator, Business Operations
Stella Roeder CRM Coordinator
Ty Lai Legal Intern

Brand, Content Marketing, Communications and Broadcast

Phone: 901.205.1483 | Send e-mail
John Pugliese Vice President, Brand, Content Marketing, Communications & Broadcast


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David Thompson Director, Brand Marketing
Alexa Lesinski Coordinator, Graphic Design
DaQuan Sims Graphic Designer, Motion
Russ Schaffer Graphic Designer


Phone: 901.205.1266
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Brett Smith Director, Broadcast Operations
Scott Zachry Director, Broadcast & Feature Content
Michael Blevins Creative Producer/Senior Editor
Stef Allan Photography Director/Editor
Samuel Edwards Producer/Editor
Erik Honeycutt News Photographer/Editor
Kim Johnson Coordinator, Broadcast
Keandra Gross Digital Video Archivist
Pete Pranica Television Play by Play Broadcaster
Brevin Knight Television Analyst
Rob Fischer Television Sideline Reporter
Sean Tuohy Television Analyst
Eric Hasseltine Radio Play by Play Broadcaster
Hank Mcdowell Radio Analyst
Gary Darby Radio Pregame, Half and Postgame Host

Communications and Publications

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Jason Wallace Director, Communications and Publications
Ross Wooden Manager, Basketball Communications & Publications
Geoffrey Langham Coordinator, Communications & Publications
Maggie Yang Coordinator, Communications & Publications
Blake Molina Intern, Communications & Publications

Content and Live Entertainment

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Tamara Moore Manager, Live Entertainment & Retail Marketing
Terran Gary Entertainment Coordinator
Eric McMahon Mascot Coordinator
Kate Ulrich Coordinator, Live Entertainment
Patrick Longo Coordinator, Promotions & Regional Marketing
Jena Broyles Intern, Promotions & Live Entertainment
Luke Peduto Intern, Promotions & Live Entertainment

Grind City Media

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Michael Wallace Sr. Editor & Contributor
Chris Vernon Digital Host & Contributor
Alexis Morgan Digital Content Reporter
Devin Walker Coordinator, Social Media & Digital Content
Jon Roser Grind City Media Producer
Lang Whitaker General Manager, Grizzlies Gaming & Grind City Media Producer
Avery Franklin Intern, Grind City Media


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Carly Knight-Lyons Director, Promotions, Regional & Event Marketing
Brandon Johnson Coordinator, Promotions & Regional Marketing

Marketing Strategy

Phone: 901.205.1483 | Send e-mail
Rolanda Gregory Vice President, Marketing Strategy
Lesley Torrell Senior Director, Digital & Marketing Operations
Cynthia Hazell Director, Advertising
George Fadel Manager, Marketing Engagement
Albert Hughes Senior Manager, Marketing Technology
Dmitrii Gladkov Web Developer
Malcolm Moore Jr. Web Developer
Cameron Cole Social Media Strategist
Taylor Houston Email Marketing Coordinator
Zach Wheat Marketing Analyst
Alex Koss Coordinator, Marketing

Community Engagement & Foundation

Phone: 901.205.1252 | Send e-mail
Diane Terrell Vice President, Community Engagement & Executive Director of Grizzlies Foundation
Desiree Robertson Senior Manager, TEAM UP Youth Mentoring Partnership
Joel Katz Senior Manager, Youth Sports Partnership
Tiffani Morrow Senior Manager, Team Mentor Program, Grizzlies Foundation
Spencer Cash Program Coordinator, Team Mentor Program, Grizzlies Foundation
Mya Orr Coordinator, Team Mentor Program, Grizzlies Foundation
LaQuita Johnson Coordinator, Partner Projects
Jamal Boddie Coordinator, Sports Activation
Candace Hamar Coordinator, Evaluation and Impact Grizzlies Foundation
Sharda Collier Coordinator, Youth Sports Partnership, Grizzlies Foundation
Joesph Grushko Intern, Community Engagement & Memphis Grizzlies Foundation
Asianna Fuqua-Bey Intern, Community Engagement
Denzel Anthony Intern, Team Mentor
Alexandria Lane AmeriCorps VISTA, Mentor Program Coordinator
Tevor Rawls AmeriCorps VISTA, Mentor Program Coordinator

Partnership Marketing

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Anthony L. Macri Vice President, Partnership Marketing
Lamont Nelson Director, Partnership Marketing
Caleb Swann Senior Director, Development
Rob Aycock Sr. Manager, Development
Nicole Pentecost Manager, Development
Mya Donald Senior Manager, Activation
Sarah Picciano Senior Manager, Activation
Justin Hart Coordinator, Activation
Cheree Duncan Coordinator, Activation
Gavin Driskill Business Analyst, Partnership Marketing
Lakendra Jeffries Activation Specialist


Phone: 901.205.1428 | Send e-mail
Nancy Alyea Vice President, Finance
Karen Merrit Controller
Teki Groff Payroll Manager
Stephanie Harrison Senior Accountant
Sonya Jones Senior Accountant I
Kim Newsom Accounting Coordinator
Malika Travis Clerk, Accountant
Alanna Murphy Clerk, Accountant
Lindsay Reasons Finance/Accounting Intern
Taylor Hildreth Finance/Accounting Intern

Human Resources

Phone: 901.205.1602 | Send e-mail | Employment
Arnetria Knowles Vice President, Human Resources

Ticket Sales And Service

Phone: 901.888.HOOP (4667) | Send e-mail
Dennis O'Connor Vice President, Ticket Sales and Service
Gregg Crone Senior Director, Premium Services
David Harmon Director, Premium Sales
Monica King Senior Manager, Client Services
Paige Perkins Senior Manager, Premium Sales & Engagement
Makinzie Foos Ticket Sales Manager
CJ Wiatr Senior Director, Ticket Sales & Service
Kimberly Baker Coordinator, Ticket Sales & Service
Rickie Means Manager, Premium Services
David Ridenhour Manager, Group Sales
Carl Rosen Senior Account Executive, Client Services
Peggy Rounds Senior Account Executive, Client Services
Travis Brady Account Executive, Client Services
Hayley Clark Account Executive, Client Services
Andrew Kiepe Account Executive, Client Services
Jason Cockerham Senior Account Executive, Group Sales
Jake Ewing Account Executive, Group Sales
Jonathan Jones Account Executive, Group Sales
Lindsay Sorenson Account Executive, Group Sales
Max Alpert Account Executive, Ticket Sales
Kevin Albert Account Executive, Ticket Sales
Bryan (Walker) Eaton Account Executive, New Business
Marlon Thomas Account Executive, New Business
Kyle Krebs Account Executive, Premium Sales
Emily Allen Ticket Sales Representative
Dennis Deardurff Ticket Sales Representative
Nick DeBrunner Ticket Sales Representative
Marshall Drewry Ticket Sales Representative
Ethan Harnish Ticket Sales Representative
Jake Haynes Ticket Sales Representative
Sam Sinykin Ticket Sales Representative
Kayla Timmons Ticket Sales Representative

Arena Operations

Phone: 901.205.1234 | Send e-mail
Dwight Johnson Vice President, Arena Operations

Facility Operations

Phone: 901.205.1521
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Peter Pugh Senior Director, Facility Operations
Brandon Fiedler Arena Production Manager
Nate Johnson Operations Manager
Jon Moore Coordinator, Operations
Cedric Rodgers Electrician
Lawson Tully Maintenance Technician/Carpenter
Jose Gonzales Building Painter
Seth Tackett Event Manager
Willie Fisher Supervisor, Conversion
Scotty Swanger Supervisor, Conversion
Maurio Batts Coordinator, Conversion
Renèe Sparks Supervisor, Central Services
Ben Newsham Clerk, Central Services
Ben Johnson Cabling Technician
Allison Sights Intern, Arena Operations II

Booking & Event Services

Phone: 901.205.1522
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Jeff Olson Director, Event Booking
Matt McClain Event Manager

Guest Relations

Phone: 901.205.1535
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Hateisha Williamson Director, Guest Relations
Paula Richmond Sr. Manager, Staff Services
Mike Sullivan Manager, Event Services
Herschal McCathern Coordinator, Guest Relations

Information Technology

Phone: 901.205.1313
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Scott Pitts Director, IT
Reginald Baskerville Technology Support Manager
Johnathan Yancey Network Support Analyst II

Ticket Operations

Phone: 901.205.2640 | Send e-mail
Garth Webster Vice President, Ticket Operations
Michael Rose Manager, Ticket Operations
Ebony Hattix Manager, Ticket Operations
Lisa Smith Assistant Manager, Ticket Operations
Devin Maddox Assistant Manager, Ticket Operations

Levy Restaurant

Main: 901.205.1850


Ben Grosse Director of Operations
Shun Stotts Director of Human Resources
Angela Rutberg Controller
Tanya Varner Manager, Accounting


Perrin Harper Director of Premium Services
Lauren Courtway Suites, Manager
Diana Thompson Catering Manager


Jacob Carlise Purchasing Manager/Senior Concessions Manager


Dario Olivera Executive Chef
Bruce Taylor Senior Sous Chef
Yerinda McClinton Sous Chef


Josh Smallie Director of Concessions
Felandis Brunson Concessions Senior Manager
Jimmy Clerge Manager, Concessions

Opus Restaurant


FedExForum Lounge


Suite Ordering




Grizzlies Den

Phone: 901.205.1551
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FedExForum Event Hotline


Hustle Business Operations

Phone: 901.205.1234
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Name Position

Partnership Marketing

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Leslie Finch Manager, Partnership Marketing

Sales And Service

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Abi Morton Coordinator, Ticket Sales & Service
Tyler Breneisen Account Executive, Ticket Sales
Corey Elliot Account Executive, Ticket Sales
Norman ONeal Account Executive, Ticket Sales

Ticket Operations

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Christopher Dyer Coordinator, Ticket Operations