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Front Office

Tom Dickson & Sherrie Myers - Owners

Take Me Out To The Ballgame, L.L.C., parent company of the Lansing Lugnuts, was formed by Tom Dickson and Sherrie Myers when they purchased the Waterloo (IA) Diamonds in 1993. The team played the 1994 and 1995 seasons as the Sultans in Springfield, Illinois, before relocating to Michigan's capital city in 1996 and becoming the Lansing Lugnuts.

Tom Dickson is President and Managing Partner of Take Me Out To The Ballgame, L.L.C. He formerly was Senior Vice President and Group Account Director of the Leo Burnett Company, the largest advertising agency in the United States. Dickson has managed several national business accounts including Kellogg, Procter & Gamble, Hallmark and Keebler.

Sherrie Myers is Co-Owner and Vice President of Take Me Out To The Ballgame, L.L.C. Myers, a 1979 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, has 20 years of publishing, sales and sales management experience including the launch of several national magazines. Over the years, Myers has served in key management roles at the Chicago Tribune, Sunset, Smithsonian and Health magazines. Most recently, Myers was the co-founder of Selling Magazine, the first-ever national sales magazine for sales professionals.


Cooley Law School Stadium
505 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48912
Tel.: 517-485-4500 * Fax: 517-485-4518


Executive Title Ext.
Nick Grueser General Manager 276  
Nick Brzezinski Assistant General Manager - Sales 284  
Linda Frederickson Assistant General Manager - Marketing & Special Events 227  

Food Service
Brett Telder Senior Director of Food & Beverage 262  
Andrew Creswell Assistant Director of Food & Beverage 261  
Patrick Shaffer Executive Chef 264  
John Thompson Concessions Manager 263  

Finance/Human Resources
Heather Viele Director of Finance 225  
Angela Sees Community Relations Manager 221  

Marketing / Media Relations
Mikaela Higgins Manager of Fan Engagement 236  
Jesse Goldberg-Strassler Radio Broadcaster 233  

Kohl Tyrrell Corporate Sales Manager 223
Kyle Benschoter Corporate Account Executive  245  
Eric Pionk Group Sales Representative 256  
Justin Burkett Group Sales Representative 246  
Theo Hagan Sales Assistant 272  
Brittney Austin Catering Coordinator 229  
Special Events    
Mary Pingel Special Events Assistant 232  

Ashley Loudan Corporate Partnerships Manager 234  
Emily Roossien Corporate Partnerships Assistant 255  

Stadium Operations
Dennis Busse Stadium Operations Manager 259  
Bill Getschman Stadium Operations Assistant Manager 248  
Lenny Yoder Head Groundskeeper 291  

Ticket / Retail Operations
Matt Hicks Assistant Director of Retail 265  
Josh Calver Finance & Team Relations Manager 281  
Keith Schwartz Box Office Supervisor 228  
Greg Kruger Season Ticket Specialist 250