Board & Committees

Operations Committee

The Operations Committee consists of three different focused areas:  Facilities, Safety & Security and Guest Experience & Event Operations.  Each of these sectors is overseen by an appointed Board Member and each is led by chairperson and consists of manager members.

Key duties of this committee include:

  • Research, develop and provide relevant subject matter findings to educate, guide, assist, and lead membership
  • Provide current relevant educational topics for webinars, town halls and annual seminar

If you would like to contribute or participate, please contact SMA.

Matthew Kenny
Matthew Kenny
VP of Stadium Services and Events
Kansas City Chiefs Football Club
Kansas City, MO
Matthew Kastel
Matthew Kastel
Manager, Baseball Operations & Events
Maryland Stadium Authority/Oriole Park
Baltimore, MD
Joe Abernathy
Joe Abernathy
Retired VP of Facility Planning and Engineering
Busch Stadium
St. Louis, MO
John Beattie
John Beattie
Stadium & Facilities Director
Arsenal Football Club
London, UK
John Bowen
John Bowen
Sr. Manager of Guest Services - At Your Service
Chicago White Sox
Chicago, IL
Troy Brown
Troy Brown
Vice President, Stadium Operations
Cleveland Browns
Cleveland, OH
Morgan Bucciferro
Morgan Bucciferro
Assistant Director, Event Operations & Security
Wrigley Field
Chicago, IL
Mario Coutinho
Mario Coutinho
VP Stadium Operations & Security
Rogers Centre
Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club
Toronto, ON
Zach Hensley
Zach Hensley
VP of Venue Operations and Guest Experience
CenturyLink Field/Seattle Seahawks
Seattle, WA
Mike McCormick
Mike McCormick
Attorney
MCMcCormick & Associates, LLC
Greenwood, MO
Moira O'Connor
Moira O'Connor
Operations Director
Soldier Field
Chicago, IL