Staff

The Petersen Events Center is proud to be an ASM Global managed facility. ASM Global, the world’s leading venue management and services company, has partnered with the University of Pittsburgh to provide professional management and to ensure that the facility is operated as a first-class entertainment venue while supporting the University’s main philosophy of athletics and academics.

ASM Global

ASM Global, based in Los Angeles, operates over 300 facilities worldwide, including arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers, and other recreational facilities. Visit the ASM Global website for complete company information.

ASM Global Management (Facility Management)

  • General Manager
    Taylor Traversari
  • Director of Operations
    Joe Piccolo
  • Director of Finance
    Matthew Zeleznik
  • Special Event Manager
    Grace Roth
  • Athletics Event Manager
    Tony Pici
  • Production and Event Operations Manager
    Troy Mizer

Chartwells (Food Service)

  • Director of Operations 
    Steve Schurr 
  • Director of Catering 
    Lauren Klinefelter 
  • Director of Concessions 
    Josh Finley 
  • Executive Chef
    Caitlin Courtney
  • Performance Chef
    Michael Head
  • Performance Manager
    Jessica Rohm 

Velociti (Housekeeping)

  • Site Manager
    Chris Kilhoffer

Landmark Event Staffing Services (Security)

  • Event Managers
    Jake Bartlett, Conor Obringer