JULI ANNE PATTY has written for Sports Destination Management since the magazine’s creation, working with sports event owners and CVBs all across North America. A traveling freelance writer, Juli combines her interests in travel, writing and sports to help destinations and rights owners create the most unique and successful events possible. JENNY WIERSCHEM has nearly 15 years of experience as a writer and editor, working across subject areas, including health and education. A graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland and the University of Oregon, she has worked for a range of nonprofit and for-profit organizations and is currently a full-time freelancer in Baltimore, Maryland. PETER FRANCESCONI has been in publishing for more than 25 years, working with newspapers, a wire service and magazines. He is the editor of Tennis Industry, the world’s largest tennis trade publication, and through his company, Ace Media Group, he works closely with the Tennis Industry Association and other groups in communications, marketing and public relations. He was managing editor of Tennis Magazine from 1990 to 1999 and editorial director of Tennis’s custom publishing division from 1999 to 2009. MICHAEL POPKE is an award-winning journalist with 25 years of professional experience in print and digital media. For 14 years, he was managing editor of Athletic Business, the leading business-to-business magazine and website for athletic, fitness and recreation professionals. He also has coached baseball, basketball and softball, worked as a USA Swimming stroke-and-turn official and is an avid high school sports and aquatics safety supporter. Michael owns Two Lakes Media Group and lives in the Madison, Wisconsin, area. DR. BILL FROHNA is chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and is chair of MedStar Emergency Physicians. Dr. Frohna is professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and also the medical director for M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, home of the Baltimore Ravens. He has overseen the medical care for nearly 8,000,000 guests of the Ravens who have attended sports and musical events at the stadium since the fall of 2004.Bill.firstname.lastname@example.org LORENA HATFIELD is marketing resources manager for K&K Insurance and has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry.K&K is a leading provider of sports and recreation insurance since 1952, offering a variety of programs for sports teams, leagues, associations, events and facilities.Www.kandkinsurance.com RANDY G GRIFFIN is vice president global sales, mid-market, affinity, government and entertainment segments, for Marriott International.He is responsible for providing strategic leadership to area sales teams throughout the U.S. He develops strategic sales and marketing solutions across all brands and revenue streams (business transient, group, extended stay, etc.), penetrating current and potential accounts to grow market share and generate business results. His 35 years of experience includes full-service hotels, destination resorts and convention hotels.Randy.email@example.com AMANDA DUKE BOULET has been working with the USA Paratriathlon movement since 2010 and was named the paratriathlon program manager in August 2012, overseeing USA Paratriathlon’s High Performance pipeline leading up to Rio 2016 and future Paralympic Games. Amanda is a current USA Triathlon Level II Certified Race Director and a USA Triathlon Level I Certified Coach. Prior to moving into the high performance team to work on the paratriathlon initiative full-time, she was USA Triahtlon’s national events manager where she oversaw the planning and execution of USA Triathlon’s four owned-National Championships as well as the age group Team USA program.Www.usatriathlon.org RON SERTZ is the executive director of the Erie Sports Commission, and has been instrumental in the formation, direction and guidance of many of the major sporting organizations and events in the Erie tri-state region. In a career spanning almost five decades, Ron has been involved in all facets of the sports world as an athlete, coach, athletic director, professional team owner and president, and the founder or director of many major sporting events.Www.eriesportscommission.com MITCH MOORE is a freelance writer living in Maryville, Tennessee, in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. In addition to writing content for magazines, newspapers, the Web and advertising clients, Mitch is a part-time actor and filmmaker. JOSH PRUCE has been involved with different sports organizations over the past 18 years. He has worked for numerous minor league teams as a director of broadcasting and assistant general manager. Currently at Pop Warner Little Scholars, he is the national director of media relations and scholastics. He is in charge of all public relations for Pop Warner and also oversees the All-American Scholastic Program and Banquet. Josh currently lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, with his fiancée, Mary.Www.popwarner.com
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