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Front Office


Front Office Hours

  • Monday - Friday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

 

Address

  • Cooley Law School Stadium
    505 E. Michigan Ave.
    Lansing, MI 48912

General Phone Numbers

  • Front Desk: (517) 485-4500
  • Box Office: (517) 827-2491; 827-2492; 827-2493
  • Catering: (517) 827-2481
  • Nuts & Bolts Shop: (517) 827-2586
  • Special Events: (517) 827-2482 Fax: (517) 485-4518

Send your cover letter and resume for Full-Time, Part-Time, Seasonal, and Internship opportunities to Human Resources to start the process or visit our Employment Opportunities page.

Executive Management

Tom Dickson 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, 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.

Nick is entering his first season as President. Before becoming President, he spent several seasons as General Manager and as the Assistant General Manager. He started his career with the Lugnuts in 2001 as Group Sales Representative and has since become the longest tenured employee in the Lugnuts' history. Nick oversees the day to day operations of the business, specifically focusing on Sales, Sponsorships and Marketing. Nick graduated from Wilmington College in 2001 with a Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management and dual minors in Business and Leadership. The Ohio native was a four-year letterman and team captain for the Wilmington College football team. He currently resides in Mason with his wife, Valisa, and their two sons RJ and Jackson.

Email: ngrueser@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 276

Parsons is entering his first season as General Manager of the Lansing Lugnuts. He previously served as GM of the Johnson City Cardinals from 2014-17, and the team saw an increase in attendance, ticket sales and corporate sales in each of his four seasons. The Cardinals set the organizations single-season attendance record in 2016 and again in 2017. The team also set a single-game attendance record in 2017 when a record crowd of 3,549 fans attended the game on July 3rd. Parsons was promoted to Vice President/General Manager prior to the 2017 season. Johnson City also enjoyed success on the field, as the team won the 2014 and 2016 Appalachian League Championships.

Prior to Johnson City, Parsons spent two years in the Coastal Plain League as the GM of the Martinsville Mustangs and Director of Fun with the Forest City Owls. He also served as the Ticket Sales Coordinator at Central Michigan and Sports Information Director at Mid Michigan Community College. Tyler is a graduate of Central Michigan University and is a native of Dansville, Michigan. He now resides in Lansing.

Email: tparsons@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 227

Food Service

John is a long-running employee with the Lugnuts but is going into his second season as Assistant Director, Food Services. John is a native of Lansing and attended Lansing Community College. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting, fishing and watching sports. He is blessed with two beautiful boys, River and Hunter, and his wife Tonya.

Email: jthompson@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 261

This is Paul's ninth season with the Lansing Lugnuts, and first as full-time staff. His responsibilities include hiring, training and supervising concessions employees in their assigned job responsibilities. He also educates the staff on company policies and procedures and motivates the staff in quality customer service.

Paul is also our Nonprofit Coordinator for the stadium. He is responsible for recruiting, training and supervising the many nonprofit organizations and their volunteers from around the surrounding communities that serve in our various venues throughout the park.

Paul graduated from LCC with an associate's degree in Emergency Medical Services as a paramedic 1983 and then obtained his Bachelor's degree in Divinity from Jacksonville Seminary in 1996. Paul is the former operations director of IMG Academy and Bollettieri sports academy in Bradenton FL. He is also an ordained pastor and retired from the ministry in Florida in 2008.

In his free time, He enjoys being able to counsel with people and share in their lives, he enjoys doing voice-over work in his home studio for various radio stations, singing in his quartet, camping with his family and day trips with the love of his life his wife Rhonda.

Email: pciucci@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 263

Email: khansen@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 264

Email: awashburn@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 263

Finance & Human Resources

Brianna is in her second season with the Lansing Lugnuts. Her main responsibility is head bean counter for the Lansing Lugnuts. She is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Before joining the Lugnuts, Brianna worked as an accountant in the packaging industry. Originally from Arizona, Brianna now resides in the Lansing area and enjoys going to concerts, cheering on the Spartan football team, playing with her puppy Izzie and drinking beer on a patio.

Email: bpfeil@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 255

The first point of contact for business associates and customers, Angela joined the Lugnuts in 2008. She is responsible for a variety of administrative duties for behind-the-scenes operations, under the direction of the President. A Michigan native and proud mom to an active twelve-year-old, Angela enjoys a wide range of seasonal outdoor activities.

Email: asees@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 221

Email: smulvany@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 236

Marketing & Media Relations

Born in our nation's capital and raised in Greenbelt, Md., Jesse received his first Little League game ball after scoring his team's only run in a 28-1 loss. After graduating from Ithaca College, he handled media and broadcast duties for the Brockton Rox, Montgomery Biscuits and Windy City ThunderBolts before joining the Nuts in 2009. In addition to handling Lugnuts media relations, Jesse produces the weekly "Around the Nest" Blue Jays podcast, coordinates the Michigan Baseball Hall of Fame, sings "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" and watches superhero movies. His books, The Baseball Thesaurus and The Football Thesaurus, make excellent gifts.

Email: jgoldstrass@lansinglugnuts.com

Ryan is not a stranger to minor league baseball since he just finished a seasonal position as Production Assistant with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (AA affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays). He was also a Creative Services Assistant with the New Britain RockCats (now the Hartford Yard Goats). Ryan has had experience as a graphics consultant with the University of Hartford Athletic Department as well as Fox 61 Sports in Hartford CT. Born and raised in Connecticut, Ryan spends his spare time cheering on the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox. Ryan is looking forward to living in the Midwest and making the Lugnut fan experience the best in baseball.

Email: relefevre@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 270

Matt is in his first season as the Manager of Fan Engagement and Community Relations with the Lugnuts. Originally from Midland, Michigan, he is a two-time graduate of Michigan State University. In 2016 he received his bachelor's degree in marketing and in 2018 he received his master's degree in sports administration. In his free time, he enjoys cheering on the Spartans, exploring the outdoors, and spending time with his family and fiancé.

Email: Msmith@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 236

Sales

Ross is in his first season with the Lansing Lugnuts and he is responsible for managing all corporate, group and individual season ticket sales at Cooley Law School Stadium. Originally from Bunker Hill, West Virginia, Ross graduated from Fairmont State University in 2015 with a degree in Business Administration. Ross has 6 years of Minor League Baseball experience, and he spent the past three years with the Hagerstown Suns (Single-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals). Ross is learning his way around Lansing and enjoys spending time with family and friends. His favorite person is his niece, Camden!

Email: rcombs@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 225

Eric enters his 4th season with the Lugnuts. Originally from Ruth, Michigan, Eric graduated in 2010 from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management. He loves to watch and cheer on the Detroit Tigers and Lions. He is also a diehard MSU Spartans fan and loves his CMU Chippewas. Eric got married last year to his wonderful and beautiful wife, Marci. Eric and Marci are new homeowners and live in Lansing.

Email: epionk@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 256

Alex is originally from Dowagiac, Michigan. He graduated from Central Michigan University with a degree in Sport Management. He is now in his first year as the Corporate Sales Manager for the Lugnuts. Alex enjoys attending Michigan State football and basketball games.

Email: awithorn@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 223

Josh is in his first year with the Lansing Lugnuts after working for a team in Texas. He is from Holland and attended Western Michigan University. He is one of the few avid Michigan fans in the office as well as a fan of the Lions, Tigers, Red Wings, and Pistons. Josh enjoys golfing and traveling anytime that he can. He works with a lot of different groups and wants to make sure that they have an amazing time while supporting their Lugnuts.

Email: jarendsen@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 229

Austin is in his first season with the Lugnuts and is responsible for facilitating all group ticket sales and assisting with the day to day operations of the box office. Born and raised in Lansing, Austin graduated from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids with a degree in Sports Management. He previously worked as Event Management intern for the Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame. Austin roots for the Tigers, Lions and Pistons. (He used to root for the Red Wings, but not so much anymore.) He enjoys hanging out with friends, playing cards and bowling.

Email: arakestraw@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 285

Brandon enters his first season with the Lugnuts as a Group Sales Representative. He recently relocated to Lansing from Endicott, NY, after graduating from Ithaca College in 2016. During his college years, Brandon played baseball all four years, including a trip to the D3 National Championships. In his free time, he enjoys playing and watching golf, and - when he has time - he loves traveling to new places.

Email: bdiorio@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 272

Special Events

A Lansing native, Malinda has been in the event industry for over 35 years with roots in Hospitality, Sales and Extreme Customer Service. Her career has ranged from owning her own business coaching company for almost 20 years, teaching the Art/Skills of Networking at Lansing Community College, to presided over the Haslett/Okemos Rotary Club and is a founding member/president of the Meridian Area Business Association. Malinda is currently a CTA, serving as 2015 CTA of the Year and 2016 International CTA through the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau. Contact Malinda directly 517-827-2482 to book your next special event, business meeting/function, or social gathering at this premier event venue in the Lansing region, 'Do Business Beyond the Bases' at Cooley Law School Stadium.

Email: mbarr@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 232

As a Lansing native, Monica is entering her first year with the Lansing Lugnuts as part of the Special Events department. She attended LCC where she studied Business Management and Massage Therapy. As a lover of Lansing, she is a CTA (Certified Tourist Ambassador) and loves spreading knowledge about the city. In her free time, you can find her out on the running trail or spending time with her husband, Miguel, and their two pups, Zayne and Zoey.

Email: marcaute@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 228

Email: jbeczkiewicz@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 249

Sponsorship

Ashley Loudan joined the Lugnuts in 2005 where she worked seasonally in a variety of departments before landing a full-time position in our Corporate Partnerships Department. She is a 2012 graduate of Michigan State University, where she attained a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology. Ashley and her husband Kyle welcomed a beautiful baby girl in July of 2017! In their spare time they enjoy watching their baby girl learn and grow every day, playing with their dog Knight, weekends at the lake and watching sports.

Email: aloudan@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 234

Stadium Operations

Dennis manages all stadium operations at Cooley Law School Stadium. Dennis is a 2005 graduate of the University of Michigan, attaining a degree in Sports Management and a minor in U.S. History. Originally from Bridgman, he is an avid fan of the Michigan Wolverines, Chicago Cubs and Oakland Raiders. Throughout the summer you can find him sharing useless trivia and playing as much golf as possible throughout Michigan.

Email: dbusse@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 259

Entering his fourth season with the Lugnuts and fifth in Minor League Baseball, Bill manages all team relations such as booking road trips and scheduling player appearances as well as managing the facility for baseball games and a wide variety of other special events. When not at the ballpark, you can find the hopelessly optimistic Lions fan and 2014 Hope College alum watching hurling highlights on YouTube, breaking the record for world's longest nap, and yelling out the wrong answers to Jeopardy questions.

Email: bgetschman@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 248

Tickets & Retail Operations

Matt begins his fourteenth season with the Lugnuts. His responsibilities include managing the games area in Big Lug's Playground and maintaining the Nuts and Bolts store where great Lugnuts merchandise is available year-round for fans of all ages. Matt previously served as Customer Service Specialist and Assistant Manager of Ticket and Retail Operations. He is a graduate of Northwood University where he received a Marketing and Management degree in Business. Mobi, a red/black/white Betta fish, joined the retail staff in 2017 and does an awesome job at watching Matt do all the work. Matt was assured by his co-worker and gift giver of the fish, Mikaela Higgins, he would at least help with the vacuuming, but this has yet to happen! In his free time, Matt enjoys golfing, traveling to breweries across the state, spending time with his 5 nieces and nephews, running 5K's and dog-sitting. Claim to fame: Matt has completed Old Chicago's World Beer Tour 4 times and is currently working on his 5th.

Email: mhicks@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 265

Greg joined the Lugnuts in 2007. In his current role of Season Ticket Specialist, he assists Season Ticket Holders and ensures they have the best Lugnuts experience possible. Greg is a Michigan native and has fallen in love with the Lansing area. When not attending or working Lugnuts games, Greg and his family enjoy attending various MSU athletic events and exploring the greater Lansing area. He has also authored a book on the eclectic world of Jurrasic Park diorama enthusiasts.

Email: gkruger@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 250

Keith oversees all activities related to the box office for both baseball games and special events. A native of Ada, Mich., he is a two-time graduate of Central Michigan University, receiving his bachelor's degree in business and his master's degree in Sports Administration. Away from the park, he can be currently found trying to decipher the rules of Cricket, attempting to create the world's greatest sandwich, improving his archery skills and learning the banjo.

Email: kschwartz@lansinglugnuts.com
Phone Ext.: 281