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
    Steve Haught
  • Special Event Manager
    Grace Roth
  • Athletics Event Manager
    Tony Pici
  • Production and Event Operations Manager
    Troy Mizer
  • Event and Sales Coordinator
    Logan Smith
  • Accounting Assistant 
    Bob Ross

Chartwells (Food Service)

  • Resident District Manager
    Steve Schurr
  • General Manager, Premium Services 
    Dave Kost
  • Assistant General Manager, Premium Services
    Lauren Klinefelter 
  • Assistant General Manager, Retail Operations
    Carrie Frobe
  • Senior Executive Chef
    Caitlin Courtney
  • Executive Chef
    Michael Head
  • Director of Concessions
    Benjamin Swonger
  • Operations Manager, Premium Services
    Michael Paquette