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

  • General Manager
    Taylor Traversari
  • Director of Operations
    Anthony Smith
  • Operations Manager
    John Fleck
  • Accounting Manager
    Steve Haught
  • Event and Guest Services Manager
    Jodi Hummert
  • Event Coordinator 
    Tony Pici

Chartwells (Food Service)

  • Director of Operations 
    Steve Schurr 
  • Director of Catering 
    Lauren Klinefelter 
  • Director of Concessions 
    Josh Finley 
  • Performance Sous Chef
    Dylan Stevenson 
  • Performance Manager
    Mike DiBiasi 

ISS Facility Services (Housekeeping)

  • Site Manager
    Chris Kilhoffer

Landmark Event Staffing Services

  • Event Manager
    Jake Bartlett