Meet the Board.

A board of commissioners representing Columbus business and sports interests oversees policy and funding for the Greater Columbus Sports Commission.

Executive Committee

Brian Ellis, CTA | Nationwide Realty Investors
Joe Hamrock | NiSource
Michael Louge | OhioHealth
Andy Loughnane | Columbus Crew SC
Butch Moore | Dispatch Broadcast Group
Jason Pheister | Spectrum Sports
Mike Priest | JMAC/Columbus Blue Jackets
Rhett Ricart | Ricart Automotive Inc. (representing Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority)
Brian Ross, CTA | Experience Columbus
Ken Schnacke | Columbus Clippers
Mark Shaw, CTA | AAA Ohio
Julie Sloat | AEP
Gene Smith | The Ohio State University
Dan Sullivan |  HNS Sports Group, Inc.

Ex-Officio Members

Greg Davies | City of Columbus
Archie Griffin | The Ohio State University
Stephanie Hightower | Columbus Urban League
Clark Kellogg, CTA | CBS Sports
Dan Ross | Ohio High School Athletic Association
Jody Shelley, CTA | Columbus Blue Jackets
Katie Smith | WNBA New York Liberty
Kenneth Wilson, CTA | Franklin County Board of Commissioners

Board Members

David Babner | M3S Sports
Patty Barton | Huntington Bank
Darris Blackford, CTA | Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon
Jon Bowsher | TIBA North America
Charles Burris | Papa Johns (Johncol, Inc.)
RJ Cavallaro | Mills James Productions
Ryan Chenault | Ohio Machine
Lisa Cisco | Travel Partners/Buckeye Cruise for Cancer
Luke Fedlam | Porter Wright Morris Arthur
Brian Ferrier | Giant Eagle
Randy Flesch | Marathon Petroleum
Gordon Gough | The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants
Mike Gross | G&J Pepsi
Michelle Wong Halabi | Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
Ken Haynie, CTA | Red Roof Inn Plus Columbus Downtown
Frances Henry | Fifth Third Bank
Melissa Johnson | Cameron Mitchell Premier Events
Jim Lorimer, CTA | Arnold Sports Festival (Classic Productions)
Gary Marcinick | Budros, Ruhlin & Roe, Inc.
Craig Marshall | Ernst & Young
Francois McGillicuddy | FOX Sports Ohio
Ron Pizzuti | The Pizzuti Companies
Mike Reynolds | OhPark Airport Parking
Mike Scurria | Superior Beverage Group
Todd Sharrock | Columbus Blue Jackets
Richelle Simonson | LAZ Parking/CampusParc
Scott Stienecker | PromoWest Productions
Mike Townsley | Bob Evans Foods
Guy Worley, CTA | Columbus Downtown Development Corp & Capitol South