Travis Janovich

CEO and Founder

Raleigh, NC

Travis founded Etix in 2000 based on the belief that venues could and should control their own destiny. Travis is a founder and developer of technology and telecommunications service enterprises and graduated with degrees in economics and statistics from North Carolina State University. An active supporter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the organization named Travis 2010 Man of the Year for raising more than $100,000.

Paxton Badham

President

Raleigh, NC

Paxton joined Etix in 2015 as President. Prior to Etix, Paxton was a co-founder and Managing Director of a middle-market private equity investment firm and worked in The Carlyle Group's US Buyout Fund on large-cap leveraged buyouts. In addition, he has held roles at Carolina Tractor & Equipment Company and McColl Partners. Paxton is a graduate of Duke University and Harvard Business School.

Ben Wingrove

President of Revenue Partnerships

Raleigh, NC

Ben is a seasoned entertainment and software industries professional and proven leader. A graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and Wake Forest University, he co-owned a small record label, worked as an artist manager and co-owned a Richmond, VA music venue. After working at Extensibility, which was acquired by TIBCO software, Ben began working at Etix in 2001 to develop new business and build a sales team for the fledgling ticketing company. He has taken Etix from around 20 clients to over 1,800 clients in over 40 countries and became President of Revenue Partnerships at Etix in December 2015.

Aaron B.

Director of Marketing

Raleigh, NC
First live event was ZZ Top with the Black Crowes.

3 things you should know about Aaron:

  • Heard Lin Manuel rap some of Hamilton live in 2012—three years before the musical came out.
  • Lived in a haunted house before.
  • Won a regional Emmy Award for a student production.

Adam B.

Regional Director for TuTu Tix

Birmingham, AL
First live event was the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

3 things you should know about Adam:

  • Studied opera in college.
  • Studies wilderness survival and foraging.
  • Hiked the Appalachian trail.

Adam M.

Insight Team Lead

Birmingham, AL
First live event was New Kids on the Block in Birmingham (against his will).

3 things you should know about Adam:

  • Is a contributing writer for The Hard Times, a punk satire website, and Hard Drive magazine, their videogame satire page.
  • Been in a metal band that played at Furnace Fest and a not-metal band that played at Voodoo Fest.
  • Was at the baseball game where Michael Jordan hit his first professional career home run.

Adam R.

IT Project Manager

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Young the Giant at the Revention Music Center in Houston, TX.

3 things you should know about Adam:

  • Lived in Israel for a year.
  • Die-hard Queen fan.
  • Despises ketchup and peanut butter, but loves almond butter!

Aejin S.

Jr. QA Specialist

Houston, TX
First live event was Kim Jong Suh at the Hilton in Seoul, South Korea.

3 things you should know about Aejin:

  • She's traveled to every state in the continental US except for North and South Dakota
  • She plays in a billiards league and her nickname is "Spicy Korean." However, she's not as good as the Black Widow so she might change it to "Mild Korean."
  • She loves BTS.

Alex G.

Sales Representative

Houston, TX
First live event was a Houston Astros baseball game.

3 things you should know about Alex:

  • Sang the national anthem at Staples Center before a Sugar Shane Mosely boxing match.
  • Wants to visit Hawaii and Rome, Italy someday.
  • Worked as a tour guide at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, and was an usher for Cheers and the Arsenio Hall Show.

Alex S.

Client Services Specialist

Raleigh, NC

3 things you should know about Alex:

  • Pastimes include drawing sports logos and fictitious baseball mascots. Tune in for the Etix basketball team logo.
  • Another coveted member of the left-handed community.
  • An avid sports fan, he loves the NC State Wolfpack and the Chicago Bears.

Alexa C.

Marketing Manager

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Avril Lavigne in Raleigh, NC.

3 things you should know about Alexa:

  • As a kid was an all-state, traveling jump-roper.
  • Has personally been cursed out by Marilyn Manson.
  • Able to recite the alphabet backward in under 3 seconds.

Alyssa N.

Senior Client Trainer

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Backstreet Boys at New Haven Coliseum.

3 things you should know about Alyssa:

  • Has visited 35 US states and 6 countries. Favorite so far: Greece!
  • If your kids can’t swim the Hawaiian breaststroke, she can teach them.
  • Loves cooking, especially her Slovenian great grandmother’s recipe for spaghetti sauce.

Amanda R.

Support Desk Manager

Birmingham, AL
First live event was New Kids on the Block in Atlanta.

3 things you should know about Amanda:

  • A classically trained chef and worked as an executive pastry chef.
  • A natural problem solver who enjoys puzzles, mazes, crosswords, etc.
  • Loves to hike, canoe, and kayak.

Amanda R.

Client Services Representative

Houston, TX

3 things you should know about Amanda:

  • Amanda has a case of the Mondays.

Amber J.

Support Dept. Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was N'Sync in Atlanta, GA when she was 11. Mandy Moore opened. It was great!

3 things you should know about Amber:

  • Saving up to hire Kings of Leon to play at her wedding.
  • Aspiring meal-prep and home renovation conqueror.
  • Freelance editor of anything that needs editing.

Amy B.

Client Services Specialist

Houston, TX

3 things you should know about Amy:

  • Amy enjoys listening at a reasonable volume from nine to eleven.

Andy W.

Call Center Representative

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Ringling Bros. Circus at the BJCC in Birmingham, AL.

Andy is gonna see this occupational hypnotherapist.

Anna K.

Software QA Specialist

Houston, TX
First live event was a HBU football game.

3 things you should know about Anna:

  • Loves the Peanuts comic strip and likes seeing the characters show up outside of the Peanuts world.
  • Likes running and runs regularly.
  • Volunteers at the local no-kill animal shelter. She loves all animals but is partial to dogs.

Anthony G.

Support Project Manager

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Say Anything at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

3 things you should know about Anthony:

  • Once won $100 from CEO Travis Janovich at a Happy Hour event.
  • Has a souvenir from every on-site event he's worked for Etix.
  • Is the MVP of the Etix Kickball team.

Anthony T.

Client Services Representative

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Avenged Sevenfold and Disturbed plus 6 other bands at the Oak Mountain Amphitheater. Amazing concert and still my all time favorite concert!

3 things you should know about Anthony:

  • Huge music fan; can't go a day without music of some sort.
  • Avid gamer. Name the game, he's probably played it.
  • Hopes to be a top programmer one day, and is teaching himself to write code in SQL and Javascript.

April S.

Customer Service Associate

Birmingham, AL
First live event was New Orleans Polar Express.

3 things you should know about April:

  • Likes office plants.
  • Really likes office plants.
  • Likes office plants a lot.

Ashley R.

Specialist

Raleigh, NC
Favorite live event (so far) was Steve Martin and Martin Short at the Durham Performing Arts Center.

3 things you should know about Ashley:

  • Loves to do crafts like scrapbooking and cross-stitch.
  • Is a sweet tea connoisseur.
  • Has some crazy stories from working in a hotel for 11 years!

Ben L.

Client Services Manager

Seattle, WA
First live event was Tim Noah.

3 things you should know about Ben:

  • Was a commercial salmon fisher for 15 years in Kodiak, Alaska.
  • Likes to cycle and has ridden STP (Seattle to Portland).
  • Into Japanese culture and has visited Kyoto, Hakone, & Tokyo.

Ben S.

Director of Sales

Raleigh, NC

3 things you should know about Ben:

  • Spent his best teenage summer playing soccer in Paris and Revelles, France.
  • Loves to ride bikes with his son on the Raleigh greenways.
  • Persists with lifelong pun use despite a persistent lack of laughter.

Brandi V.

Territory Director for TutuTix

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Janet Jackson in Birmingham, AL.

3 things you should know about Brandi:

  • Favorite singer is Brandy.
  • Favorite drink is a Brandy Alexander.
  • Favorite song is by Looking Glass.

Britany B.

Support - Insight

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Mac Miller in Atlanta, GA.

3 things you should know about Britany:

  • Was named after the lead female character in Alvin and the Chipmunks.
  • Loves to watch anime.
  • Soccer is the only sport she likes to play or watch.

Brooke L.

Senior Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was blink-182 in Houston, TX

1 thing you should know about Brooke:

  • Loves to travel and go to concerts.

Cameron G.

Client Services Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Dave Matthews Band at Fenway Park.

3 things you should know about Cameron:

  • Certified flight instructor since age 19: his goal is to fly a jet.
  • Loves the North Carolina Tar Heels more than Matt Price loves NC State.
  • Seasoned half-marathoner averaging 2 hours per race.

Carrolle M.

Client Services Specialist

Remote, USA
First live event was Patti LaBelle in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

3 things you should know about Carrolle:

  • Spent the first part of her career as a live video production director.
  • Always dreams of finding money.
  • Loves singing to babies.

Chad C.

Director of Information Technology

Houston, TX
First live event was Blues Traveler at Red Rocks.

3 things you should know about Chad:

  • Grew up in Durango, Colorado where he enjoyed camping and became an Eagle Scout.
  • Enjoys woodworking when not immersed in the digital world.
  • An accomplished endurance athlete, including completing an Ironman triathlon and a 50-mile trail run.

Charles W.

Account Manager

Houston, TX
First live event was Aaron Lewis at Banita Creek Hall.

3 things you should know about Charles:

  • Can grow a full beard in record time.
  • Known alias: Texas Ranger.
  • Drinks 10 cups of coffee a day.

Chris B.

Product Manager

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Metallica in Darien Lake, NY.

3 things you should know about Chris:

  • Has two kids who are still too young to realize their dad isn't cool.
  • Sold Star Wars action figures as a full- time job in college.
  • Has attended nearly 100 Phish concerts.

Chris J.

Client Services Specialist

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Elton John at the Birmingham-Jefferson CC.

3 things you should know about Chris:

  • Teaches music theory and sings with the Birmingham Boys Choir.
  • Shares his home with a Quaker Parrot named Sally. She is very talkative!
  • Has three kids.

Chris W.

Client Services Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was World Cup 1994 at RFK.

3 things you should know about Chris:

  • Was Mr. Wuf at NC State.
  • Has seen every level of soccer on US soil, starting with the World Cup in ‘94 at RFK.
  • Amateur photographer with a passion for warm places and the ladies in his life.
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Christian M.

Client Services Specialist

Portland, OR
First live event was Phantom of the Opera at Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles.

2 things you should know about Christian:

  • Owns and runs a theatrical production company specializing in aerial acrobatics and circus arts.
  • Majored in musical performance.

Chuck B.

Support Dept. Trainer

Raleigh, NC
Favorite live event was King Crimson in 2017.

3 things you should know about Chuck:

  • Plays multiple musical instruments, including the clarinet and the ukulele.
  • Hasn't eaten meat since age 8.
  • A blocker for the Bull City Roller Derby.

Cintia C.

Client Services Specialist

Houston, TX
First live event was Romeo Santos at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX.

3 things you should know about Cintia:

  • Loves dogs.
  • Enjoys outdoor activities.
  • Reading is one of her favorite pastimes.

Clayton B.

Software Engineer

Remote, USA
First live event was the Seattle Boat Show.

3 things you should know about Clayton:

  • Big sports fan who loves the Trail Blazers, Mariners, Seahawks, and Huskies.
  • Is a vegan and probably drinks too much coffee.
  • Likes to learn new technologies and programming languages.

Clint C.

Director of Sales

Houston, TX
First live event was a Houston Astros baseball game.

3 things you should know about Clint:

  • He coaches his two boys' baseball, basketball, and football teams year 'round.
  • An outdoorsman who enjoys hunting and fishing.
  • A proud graduate of Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. Go Aggies!

Connie S.

Sales Representative

Remote, USA
First live event was Seals and Crofts in Saginaw, MI.

3 things you should know about Connie:

  • Been to Italy twice.
  • Was a Pompon coach at 17.
  • Learned the industry as a box office manager and then started a ticketing company.

Contrena B.

Manager

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Bad Company at the Oak Mountain Amphitheater in Pelham, AL.

3 things you should know about Contrena:

  • Has a masters degree in Psychology.
  • Loves to build things like furniture.
  • Has two teenage daughters.

Courtney T.

Support Dept. Specialist

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Hootie and the Blowfish at City Stages.

2 things you should know about Courtney:

  • Has a pretty cool pit/basset-hound mix dog.
  • Loves animals.

Crystal T.

Support Dept. Representative

Birmingham, AL
First live event was a Pink Floyd Laser Lights show at Oak Mountain.

3 things you should know about Crystal:

  • Enjoys being a grandmother most of all.
  • Was born in Illinois, but has a southern accent like nobody's business.
  • Loves her ink and what each one represents.

Danial R.

Director of Inventory and Equipment

Raleigh, NC
First live event was the Minnesota State Fair.

3 things you should know about Danial:

  • He loves boating.
  • Traveling to the Maldives is on his bucket list.
  • He's married and has a son.

Daniel L.

Client Website Coordinator

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Shania Twain in Raleigh, NC.

3 things you should know about Daniel:

  • Enjoys drinking hot lattes in cool 90-degree temperatures.
  • Has a pet Eastern Hognose snake that likes to play dead.
  • Hides his Magic: The Gathering addiction by teaching the game to Boy Scouts.

Daniel P.

Operations Assistant

Raleigh, NC
First live event was the Red, White & Bluegrass Festival in Morganton, NC.

3 things you should know about Daniel:

  • North Carolina born and raised.
  • Attended Belmont University in Nashville, TN.
  • Plays guitar and banjo.

Darrin D.

Manager

Raleigh, NC
First live event was The Cure at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA.

3 things you should know about Darrin:

  • Loves riding his bike, and has competed in races all over the southeast and also California.
  • Met and married his wife in the span of 20 months.
  • Knew by age 16 that he would work with numbers.

David A.

Support Dept. Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Johnny Cash at the Lady Luck Casino.

3 things you should know about David:

  • Spent eight months on a six-star cruise ship, working in the casino. Touched six continents in the process.
  • Arkansas native and football lover. It may not surprise you that the Razorbacks are his favorite team.
  • Has a concealed carry permit.

Dennis S.

VP, Sales

Remote, USA
First live event was a Cincinnati Reds (baseball) game in Cincinnati, OH.

3 things you should know about Dennis:

  • Father of three wonderful kids and husband to his first and only love, Sue, and just became a Grandpa!
  • Plays in the band called "The Drysdales"
  • Owns and loves a 1976 Starsky and Hutch Gran Torino—only one of 1000 made

Derek D.

Support Department Manager

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Billy Ray Cyrus - Richmond Coliseum (don't judge me I was 5!).

3 things you should know about Derek:

  • Managed a Live Music Venue called "The Brewery" for 8 Years prior to Etix.
  • Has played in bands since he was 13. Traveled a majority of the United States on multiple tours.
  • Played Call of Duty: Black Ops competitively, and got paid to do so!

Derrick L.

Birmingham, AL

3 things you should know about Derrick:

  • Derrick keeps his secrets well.

Dionne B.

Client Services Representative

Remote, USA
First live event was Tears for Fears in Biloxi, MS.

3 things you should know about Dionne:

  • A former teacher with a BA in Elementary Education and a Master's degree in Educational technology
  • Once went on-site for work in California and adopted a dog while she was there. The dog's name is really Dolly but she's known as "The Riverside dog."
  • Has been in the ticketing industry for over 10 years.

Ellie B.

Client Services Specialist

Remote, USA
First live event was Elton John at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

3 things you should know about Ellie:

  • Loves vegetables and doughnuts equally.
  • Loves Kurt V, both Vonnegut and Vile
  • Outer space enthusiast.

Elva K.

Manager

Houston, TX
First live event was Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Chicago.

3 things you should know about Elva:

  • Lived in Chicago for 18 years before moving to Houston.
  • Has watched Game of Thrones five times ... and counting!
  • Originally studied fashion design in Chicago.

Elyse W.

Birmingham, AL

Elyse is gonna need you to go ahead and come in tomorrow.

Emily C.

Support Dept. Specialist

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Alice in Chains in Birmingham, AL.

2 things you should know about Emily:

  • Is a Disney fanatic.
  • Visits Walt Disney World as often as she can, and is always planning her next trip.

Emily E.

Support Dept. Specialist

Birmingham, AL
First live event was the In This Moment concert.

2 things you should know about Emily:

  • She can twirl fire (wow!)
  • She's taller than the average male.

Eric H.

Director of Vertical Marketing

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers in Birmingham, AL

3 things you should know about Eric:

  • Survived cancer.
  • Does at least one mud run or obstacle course race annually.
  • An avid snowboarder and wakeboarder.

Eric Y.

System Administrator

Raleigh, NC

3 things you should know about Eric:

  • Loves anime & sushi, and plans to visit Japan.
  • Competitive gamer: placed in Counter-Strike tournaments.
  • Favorite concert was AC/DC when he was 15 years old.

Geraleese G.

Merchant Account Analyst

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Backstreet Boys at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, NC.

3 things you should know about Geraleese:

  • Plays the Alto, Tenor, and C Melody saxophone.
  • In her spare time, edits textbooks for content.
  • Has lived in 13 U.S. states.

Greg L.

Senior Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was a Penn State football game.

3 things you should know about Greg:

  • Just got engaged!
  • Training for a powerlifting meet in 2019.
  • Obsessed with the Cincinnati Bearcats, all Cleveland sports, and NBA 2K19.

Harley H.

Call Center Team Lead

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Kenny Chesney in Birmingham, AL.

3 things you should know about Harley:

  • Loves playing video games.
  • Alabama fan (Roll Tide).
  • Favorite TV show is Supernatural.

Jacob B

Birmingham, AL

Jacob has not yet told us anything about himself, but while we wait we can admire his awesome popsicle shirt.

Jacob S.

Support Dept. Representative

Raleigh, NC

Jacob doesn't know if it gets any better than when Michael Bolton sings When a Man Loves a Woman.

Jason M.

Jr HTML/CSS Developer

Raleigh, NC
First live event was 311 at Ziggy's in Winston-Salem, NC.

3 things you should know about Jason:

  • Self-taught front-end developer (with a BA in English and a concentration in creative writing).
  • Worked on volunteer organic farms in Hawaii and Arizona.
  • Rang up Michael Stipe once while working at a Borders in Athens, GA.

Jason N.

Client Services Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event (and favorite!) was Coheed & Cambria at the Millenium Center.

3 things you should know about Jason:

  • Since 2007, has worked 200+ live events, from California to North Dakota to Miami.
  • Most-watched movie: Shawshank Redemption.
  • Favorite genre: Martial Arts.

Jeff W.

Director of Inside Sales

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Guns 'n' Roses (original lineup minus Izzy Stradlin) with Blind Melon at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, NC

3 things you should know about Jeff:

  • Learned the lap steel Dobro so he could properly play the blues.
  • After all these years, still collects ticket stub from every concert attended, and still has no idea what to do with them all!
  • Music career peaked when he played lead guitar in Tweezer (Weezer tribute band).

Jennifer S.

Fulfillment Coordinator

Raleigh, NC

3 things you should know about Jennifer:

  • Played tight end for Pop Warner tackle football team.
  • She's a magnet for stray animals, and for a brief period had seven pets at once.
  • Mother of three girls and a boy.

Jenny J.

Client Trainer

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Neil Young.

3 things you should know about Jenny:

  • Originally from Deep River, Ontario.
  • Has a Whippet named Bella Mushroom.
  • Is a Beatles fanatic!

Jocelyn S.

Support Dept. Representative

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Flatbush Zombies in Atlanta, GA.

3 things you should know about Jocelyn:

  • More of a nap person than a morning person.
  • When she has a day off, you'll find her at the pool.
  • Born in Venezuela and lived there almost nine years.

Joe F.

Client Services Specialist

Houston, TX
First live event was Alan Jackson at the Astrodome during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

3 things you should know about Joe:

  • He was born in Ireland.
  • Loves to play paintball.
  • His dog's full name is Stuart Peabody Little.

Joe "Hero" G.

Operations Special Projects

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Bad Religion in Los Angeles, 1989.

3 things you should know about Joe:

  • He's a maker.
  • President of the Magic City Brigade.
  • Aspiring pastry chef.

John P.

Systems Architect

Raleigh, NC

3 things you should know about John:

  • Lifelong Georgia Bulldog fan who attended University of Florida.
  • First computer: Texas Instruments TI-99/4 with an RF modulator.
  • As a child, watched the SS Norway leave port, which led to a lifelong love of cruises.

Jonathan F.

Director of Business Development

Birmingham, AL
First live event was U2's Joshua Tree Tour at the Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont, IL.

3 things you should know about Jonathan:

  • Competed in an Ironman and enjoys swimming, cycling, and running.
  • Mindlessly enjoys yard work.
  • Loves spending time with his family.

Jonathan W.

Client Services Representative

Seattle, WA

3 things you should know about Jonathan:

  • Has been drumming for more than two decades and playing professionally for over 10 years.
  • Teaches over 70 drummers/percussionists per week.
  • Was granted U.S. Patent Pending on Footshake—a shaker designed to be worn on percussionists’ feet.

Josh H.

Specialist

Josh wants to know who has his red stapler.

Justin P.

Client Services Representative

Seattle, WA

3 things you should know about Justin:

  • A father of 4 (yes 4) children.
  • Has been in ministry for over a decade.
  • Basically just a guy.

Justin W.

Software Developer

Raleigh, NC
First live event was a Notre Dame football game in South Bend, IN.

3 things you should know about Justin:

  • Lived in three states in the last two years (IN,TX,NC), but here to stay in North Carolina for a while.
  • Likes to run and one day wants to run the Boston Marathon.
  • Avid Indiana sports fan (Colts & Pacers).

Katie M.

Marketing Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Aaron Carter with opening act The Baha Men (and proud of it)!

3 things you should know about Katie:

  • On a mission to watch every episode of Saturday Night Live–started with the 1975 season a few years ago and is currently working through 1995.
  • Once rode on a golf cart with Luke Bryan.
  • Loves to bake! Her sweet treats include cupcakes, pies, scones, and all Etix monthly birthday cakes. Yum.

Kaylan W.

Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Shania Twain at Walnut Creek Amphitheater (now Coastal Pavilion) in Raleigh, NC

3 things you should know about Kaylan:

  • In her spare time, performs with a company called Imagine Circus: Aerials, hand balancing, hooping, acro yoga, stilting, clowning and more!
  • Met Judah Friedlander when she was living in New York City. He told her she was prettier than his mom ... that's a little weird.
  • Hates ketchup. Hates it.

Keith C.

Lead Oracle Database Administrator

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Lollapalooza 2006.

3 things you should know about Keith:

  • Was the original Etix Oracle database administrator- started in 2000.
  • Was handed the cassette tape demo of Beastie Boys' Licensed to Ill by Run-DMC when they played in his high school gym.
  • Phervent Philadelphia sports phan.

Keith T.

Client Services Representative

Raleigh, NC
First live event was a NC State football game. Go Wolfpack!

3 things you should know about Keith:

  • NC State Wolfpack supporter who played on their scout football team.
  • Political science junkie; he's fascinated by how differing viewpoints contribute to social change.
  • Avid wrestling fan who isn't afraid to root for the heel.

Keith W.

Equipment Specialist

Houston, TX

2 things you should know about Keith:

  • Likes to draw.
  • Studied art and music in college.

Kevin B.

Director of Client Success

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Tom Petty at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center

3 things you should know about Kevin:

  • He’s knocked some game night milestones off his bucket list. Kevin’s been lucky enough to attend a World Series game, NHL All-Star game and a Monday Night Football game.
  • The guy’s got serious (video) game. Kevin beat Super Mario Brothers on Nintendo in 6 minutes, 10 seconds. Though not the world record, we’re still pretty impressed.
  • He’s got a sweet side. Kevin has tapped trees and produced his own maple syrup.

Kia S.

Support Department Projects

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Rick Springfield at Red Hat Amphitheatre in Raleigh, NC.

3 things you should know about Kia:

  • Has a massive Batman collection.
  • Can hear a Mr. Softee truck from two city blocks away.
  • Got a hug from Vice President Joe Biden (Uncle Joe!) on her birthday.

Kimberly K.

Sr. Client Services Specialist

Remote, USA
First live event was The Wallflowers in Traverse City, MI.

3 things you should know about Kimberly:

  • Her favorite live events (so far!) have been *NSYNC at Comerica Park in 2001 and AC/DC at Van Andel Arena in 2009.
  • Do you know who Elias Veturius, William Herondale, Jem Carstairs, Akos Kereseth, or Julian Blackthorn are? If so, you and Kimberly have a lot in common, including the same #BookBoyfriends. You should start a book club together.
  • Has the heart of a Lion. And a side bet with her husband. If the Detroit Lions ever win the Superbowl, she’ll be the owner of a new Camaro ZL1. (We’re rooting for you, Kimberly!)

Krister L.

Director of International Operations

Raleigh, NC
First live event was a soccer match in Sweden when he was three years old.

3 things you should know about Krister:

  • Played college tennis at NC State University.
  • Has visited 27 countries and speaks three languages.
  • Started working at Etix in 2001.

Kyle D.

Birmingham, AL

Kyle is working on his TPS reports and doesn't have time for this.

Lacey N.

Training Coordinator

Raleigh, NC
First live event was the Jingle Ball at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.

2 things you should know about Lacey:

  • LOVES coffee.
  • Recently adopted two corgi-chow mix dogs; they have the most loving personalities!

Lakisha C.

Call Center Agent

Birmingham, AL
Chicago ... in Chicago.

3 things you Should know about Lakisha:

  • Loves poetry, art, and music.
  • Originally from New York (Big Apple). Born in Manhattan, grew up on Long Island.
  • Married to Dallas Cooper with two sons DeMar and Devon.

Leah F.

Client Trainer

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Amy Grant in Greensboro, NC.

3 things you should know about Leah:

  • Loves brunch! Chocolate-chip pancakes, eggs, grits, biscuits, honey, bacon, coffee. Lingering longer with your favorite people before the day begins. Need we say more?
  • Was dazzled by seeing Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway and auditioned (singing and dancing!) for both that and Aladdin during open cast calls in Washington D.C.
  • A writer with her own website.

Leslie L.

Client Services Specialist

Remote, USA
First live event was Care Bears on Ice (thanks, Mom!)

2 things you should know about Leslie:

  • Graduated from Oklahoma State University and may bleed a bit orange—Go Pokes!
  • Has an irrational fear of splinters.

Mandi G.

Director of Training

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Alabama at Six Flags Over Texas.

3 things you should know about Mandi:

  • Inherited her southern charm from distant relatives Daniel Boone and Robert E. Lee.
  • Is centered ... both as a teacher and lifelong student of Pilates.
  • Encourages little pirouettes, as she teaches preschoolers ballet and tap.

Maria T.

Marketing Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was the Warped Tour in Charlotte, NC.

3 things you should know about Maria:

  • Has set a personal goal for herself to visit every state in the United States. She is halfway there. She’ll make it, we swear...
  • Obsessed with National and State parks. Badlands is her favorite so far.
  • Is a film junkie who has written several short and feature-length movie scripts.

Marshall P.

Dir. of Business Development

Remote, USA
First live event was Bob Dylan in Omaha, NE.

3 things you should know about Marshall:

  • There's no such thing as a "bad day" on a golf course.
  • Certified dog geek.
  • Sushi, anyone?

M.J.

Support

Houston, TX
First live event was The Rolling Stones at Rich Stadium, NY.

3 things you should know about MJ:

  • Enjoys skiing, both snow and water.
  • Taking on new challenges is fun; currently learning fundamental woodworking.
  • Likes all kinds of music, but classic rock is the best!

Matt P.

Sales Manager, Music Venues & Festivals

Houston, TX
First live event was The Eurythmics in Houston, TX

Three things you should know about Matt:

  • Has a single-digit golf handicap
  • Hasn't set an alarm in years ...
  • Bleeds maroon: Gig'em, Aggies!

Matt P.

VP, Client Services

Raleigh, NC
First live event was a TIA International Pow Wow.

3 things you should know about Matt:

  • Where’s the beef? Matt’s the lone carnivore amongst a household of vegetarians, and he’s proud of it!
  • On the tennis court, he’s a natural. In college, Matt walked onto the N.C. State tennis team and never missed a match. (See if you can spot Matt and Krister!)
  • Everyone at Etix supports Matt and his family to raise funds for the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) to find a cure for FA, which afflicts his daughter Alison.

Matthew K.

Client Services Manager

Houston, TX
First live event was Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, AZ.

3 things you should know about Matthew:

  • Aspiring NFL referee.
  • Avid Kansas Jayhawks fan. Rock Chalk Jayhawk!
  • Books hotels based on how close they are to a Starbucks.Priorities.

Maxwell S.

Asst. Dir., Project Mgr., Sales Operations

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Pearl Jam at the Spectrum Center.

3 things you should know about Max:

  • Owns a real Olympic torch that his grandfather carried leading up to the 2002 Olympics.
  • Wanted to be a senator when he was younger and loves watching C-SPAN.
  • Plans to travel the world, especially Asia.

Michael M.

Account Services Manager

Houston, TX
First live event was a New York Yankees baseball game.

3 things you should know about Mike:

  • Transplanted Texan—born in New York.
  • Worked at the Summit (before it became a church) and The Astrodome (before it became a historic landmark).
  • Avid sports fan of Houston teams including the Astros, Rockets, Texans, and Cougars.

Michael R.

Director of Sales, Music Venues

Raleigh, NC

3 things you should know about Michael:

  • Cooks everything from grilled octopus to roasted Sriracha chicken.
  • Promoted concerts for 6+ years including Gregg Allman, Paramore, and Buddy Guy.
  • Received a personalized "thank you" card from Andy Griffith with a $50 check inside.

Mike S.

Analyst

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Elton John at the Clemens Center Theater.

3 things you should know about Mike:

  • Self-taught guitarist and piano player, fan of all things jazz, blues, and funk.
  • Can solve a Rubiks cube in two minutes.
  • Craft beer enthusiast.

Mollie A.

Support Dept. Representative

Birmingham, AL
First live event was the Backstreet Boys at the BJCC in the good ole 90s!

3 things you should know about Mollie:

  • Redheads have super powers.
  • Really enjoys the great outdoors.
  • Music soothes her soul.

Molly J.

Technical Support

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Bon Jovi at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, NC.

3 things you should know about Molly:

  • Mother of four.
  • Logomaniac and linguaphile.
  • Musical recommendation jukebox brain: tell her a band or song you like, and she’ll recommend one back.

Molly M.

Client Services Specialist

Houston, TX
First live event was the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, 1993.

3 things you should know about Molly:

  • Loudest and proudest member of the Fighting Texas Aggies. Thanks and Gig em'.
  • Professional Rodeo Clown (of sheep) for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
  • Has traveled to all 50 states.

Nick T.

Client Services Representative

Seattle, WA

Nick is hiding behind this website.

Nick Z.

Product Manager

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Red Hot Chili Peppers in New York

3 things you should know about Nick:

  • Biology undergrad; original plan was to become a Biology teacher.
  • First tech startup was accepted into a 3 month business accelerator.
  • Balances love for dark beer with running half marathons (6 to date).

Owen S.

Birmingham, AL

Owen wants to express himself and doesn't need 37 pieces of flair to do it.

Paul L.

Director of Sales - Fairs, Festivals & Expos

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Prince at the Greensboro Coliseum on October 16, 1988. This should surprise no one who knows Paul.

3 things you should know about Paul:

  • Has owned a record label, artist management company, and a music festival, and worked for a Japanese Anime company, a TV station, a radio station, and an independent record label.
  • Love collards and spinach. Hate peas and carrots.
  • Living proof that Laughter is the best medicine!

Paul L.

Director of Sales

Remote, CA
First live event was the California State Fair.

3 things you should know about Paul:

  • Can totally shred on the electric guitar.
  • He and his wife recently gave birth to their first child, a little girl.
  • Once got sick at Disneyland, and the onsite nurse gave him passes to go the front of every line for the rest of the day. Felt totally fine the rest of the day and had a blast!

Qi Z.

Senior Software Engineer

Raleigh, NC

3 things you should know about Qi:

  • Enjoys volleyball and basketball.
  • Likes to eat Chinese food.
  • Really likes to play ping pong.

Ramona P.

Customer Support Associate

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Coheed and Cambria at The Norva in Virginia.

2 things you should know about Ramona:

  • Favorite television show is Survivor.
  • Part of a Harry Potter Fan Club.

Ray W.

Director of Information Technology

Raleigh, NC
First live event was a Billy Joel concert in Syracuse, NY.

3 things you should know about Ray:

  • Retired from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer with 23 years of service.
  • Competitive US Masters swimmer; former boxer and Little League coach.
  • Enjoys dune buggies in Australia, motorcycles in the Adirondacks, bow hunting, and fishing everywhere.

Rita M.

Account Support

Houston, TX
First live event was Daddy Yankee in Houston.

3 things you should know about Rita:

  • The FIFA World Cup is her favorite sporting event to watch.
  • Visited four different countries: Spain, Poland, Costa Rica, and Mexico.
  • Spontaneous in regards to adventure and is willing to try new things with an open mind.

Rob D.

Sr. Manager/HR Director

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Huey Lewis and the News in Saratoga, NY.

3 things you should know about Rob:

  • Once walked 8+ miles to see Phish's "final shows" in Coventry, VT.
  • Has a black belt in Taekwondo and competed in the Junior Olympics twice.
  • Witnessed the original members of Temple of the Dog reunite at PJ20 , Alpine Valley in Wisconsin.

Samantha C.

Marketing Specialist

Houston, TX
First live event was Good Charlotte at the Verizon Wireless Theatre in Houston in 2004.

3 things you should know about Samantha:

  • Writing a biography about her father.
  • Has a pretty extensive rock collection.
  • Has taught her dog 19 tricks... and counting.

Sarah B.

Support Dept. Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Les Miserables at the War Memorial Auditorium in Greensboro NC.

3 things you should know about Sarah:

  • A trained singer.
  • Has a written an entire novel (but has yet to get it published).
  • An avid Whovian and Harry Potter addict!

Sarah C.

Marketing Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was James Taylor at Walnut Creek in Raleigh, NC.

3 things you should know about Sarah:

  • Was once a competitive figure skater.
  • Loves pop culture podcasts.
  • A concert globetrotter with an international venue bucket list. She tries to check off at least three spots every year.

Sawyer K.

Client Services Specialist

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Kenny Chesney at the BJCC.

3 things you should know about Sawyer:

  • Was so terrified by Jabba the Hut at age 4, he ran out of the re-release of Return of the Jedi and was returned to (sleeping) grandfather by the firemen who found him.
  • One of his biggest life goals is to one day compete in the Gumball 3000 (pan-European car race) with his brother.
  • Outside of work, he works with and runs the website for local community revitalization & activist organization BhamStands.

Scott M.

Client Services Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Dispatch concert with Allen Stone at the Ryman Auditorium.

2 things you should know about Scott:

  • Camper, hunter & angler. Just ask.
  • Baseball career peaked in the PONY Baseball World Series at the age of 10.

Scott S.

Director of Sales

Remote, USA

3 things you should know about Scott:

  • Lifelong admirer of Mayberry’s Barney Fife.
  • Loves vertically striped shirts, but only wears them while he’s reffing college hoops.
  • Wore KU Jayhawks blue in the Alamodome during their 2008 NCAA championship victory.

Shannon S.

Director of Business Development

Remote, USA
First live event was Michael Jackson on his Victory Tour.

3 things you should know about Shannon:

  • Founded Punknews.com in 1996.
  • Managed several rappers and had an amazing time doing it!
  • Put on Furnace Fest in 2003, it was the first (and last) show he ever produced and promoted. The festival had 100 bands in 3 days, and he was even able to convince the band Hum to reunite and play the festival.

Shaun B.

Mobile Developer

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Ozzfest 2004 in Antioch, TN.

3 things you should know about Shaun:

  • Lived in Stuttgart, Germany for three years.
  • Beatboxes when idle.
  • Divided by zero once, nothing cool happened.

Shelesa S.

Client Services Specialist

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Broadway Players in Princeton, IN.

We don't know much about Shelesa, but those eyelashes are on point.

Sherry G.

Director, Tutu Tix West Coast

Birmingham, AL

3 things you should know about Sherry:

  • True passion is surfing.
  • Has done castings for Talladega Nights, Walk The Line, Lethal Weapon (TV Series), and way too many more to list.
  • Passed on this "new" show called Walking Dead; she thought it would be the worst series ever when she read the breakdown (whoops).

Shon S.

Manager

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Aerosmith and Joan Jett in Greensboro, NC.

3 things you should know about Shon:

  • Huge Star Wars fan. Ask him ANYTHING.
  • Aficionado of late 70’s/early 80’s horror movies. Does not discriminate within the genre.
  • Has performed in such fine punk rock acts such as The Courtesy Missile, Stood Up, and Dark Star.

Sonia H.

Graphic Designer

Raleigh, NC

3 things you should know about Sonia:

  • Has won awards for showing sheep and judging poultry at the state level.
  • Still wants to be Anthony Bourdain (R.I.P.) when she grows up.
  • Is an aspiring polymath with an ever-growing bucket list.

Stephanie A.

Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Moody Blues at the Polaris Amphitheatre in Columbus, OH.

3 things you should know about Stephanie:

  • Saw Reba McEntire at the Scioto County Fair in Lucasville, OH and got Reba's autograph after the show!
  • Favorite live event of all time: Violent Femmes at a small beer fest on September 20, 1996.
  • Favorite band: Tom Petty (R.I.P.) & the Heartbreakers.

Steva T-O.

Client Services Specialist

Remote, USA
First live event was the Texas Jam featuring Boston, Aerosmith, Whitesnake, and Poison in Dallas, TX.

3 things you should know about Steva:

  • Distant relative is Doc Holliday.
  • Loves all things cats.
  • Attended the Texas Rangers' very first World Series appearance in 2010.

Steve S.

Specialist

Raleigh, NC
First live event was the Medals Ceremony/Smash Mouth concert for the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics.

3 things you should know about Steve:

  • Taught Special Education for 10 years.
  • Was a huge nerd before being a nerd was cool (e.g. fan of Dungeons & Dragons, Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who).
  • Favorite band is Imagine Dragons.

Summer G.

Client Services Specialist

Remote, USA
First live event was Whitney Houston at Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY.

3 things you should know about Summer:

  • Named after Miss America 1975.
  • Can name at least 196 countries.
  • Ate candy with Jon Voight on an elevator.

Susan C.

Support Dept. Specialist

Raleigh, NC

3 things you should know about Susan:

  • An Etix Original in the Customer Support team and the first Weekend Supervisor at the company.
  • A published writer (print and online) who enjoys writing novels.
  • Lead singer in a college band and performed at the Memphis in May Festival.

Todd P.

Director of Sales

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Trini Lopez at the top of the Contemporary Hotel at Walt Disney World (his parents took him).

3 things you should know about Todd:

  • Purebred Buckeye whose first job was at a dragstrip in Columbus.
  • First ticketing job was at UNC. Still a huge Heels hoops fan.
  • Proud gymnastics Dad. Favorite event: uneven bars.

Tommy G.

Manager, Technical Operations

Raleigh, NC
First live event was R.E.M. with 10,000 Maniacs at Cameron Indoor Stadium on the campus of Duke University.

3 things you should know about Tommy:

  • An avid foodie and beer enthusiast.
  • Former venue manager of the Cat's Cradle music club.
  • Knows more about 90s hip-hop than any human should expect to.

Tony D.

General Manager

Houston, TX
First live event was David Allan Coe in Alvin, TX.

3 things you should know about Tony:

  • Once shared a beer and popcorn with President George H.W Bush ("41") at a George Strait concert in the Astrodome.
  • Four-year letterman for the HBU basketball team and named to the 90s all-decade team.
  • Enjoys traveling to historic locations with his wife and daughter.

Trey H.

Director of Operations

Birmingham, AL
First live event was Pain at the Jupiter (now Druid City Music Hall) in Tuscaloosa, AL.

3 things you should know about Trey:

  • Serves on the University of Alabama's Computer Science advisory board and also has football season tickets.
  • Is a rosarian and member of the Birmingham Rose Society.
  • In high school learned three programming languages (Fortran, Pascal, and Ada 95).

Trip T.

Director of Sales Operations

Raleigh, NC
First live event was R.E.M. at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

3 things you should know about Trip:

  • Has a M.S. degree in Kinesiology.
  • Played two sports in college and still wasn't the best athlete in his house growing up. (His sister was a nationally ranked swimmer.)
  • In 2015, climbed Mount Evans, one of the 58 "14ers" in Colorado.

Tyler B.

Client Services Specialist

Remote, USA
First live event was the California State Fair in Sacramento, CA.

3 things you should know about Tyler:

  • Will do absolutely anything to avoid catching a cold.
  • Dabbles in magic and used to perform as a children's magician.
  • Proud supporter of the Sacramento Kings, Oakland A's, and San Francisco 49ers.

Tyler K.

Client Services Specialist

Remote, USA
First live event was Koko Taylor in Grant Park.

3 things you should know about Tyler:

  • Has lived in all four major United States time zones.
  • An avid van camper who has traveled large parts of the U.S. in a Ford Econoline on more than one occasion.
  • Proud ISU graduate with a degree in horticulture.

Weigen L.

VP of Development

Raleigh, NC

3 things about Weigen:

  • He plans to go green when gray. If Weigen ever retires, he hopes to simplify his life by becoming a farmer.
  • Just say “Pass” if he starts talking about a “finesse” or “squeeze play.” Weigen claims he no longer plays competitive bridge, we’re not taking any chances against a guy with a Ph.D. in Computational Physics & Chemistry.
  • The apples don’t fall far from the tree. We’ve met Weigen’s sons, and let’s just say when we need to round up some Mathlete “ringers,” we know where to find them.

Wendy B

Product Marketing Manager

Raleigh, NC
First live event was Doobie Brothers in Charlotte, NC

3 things you should know about Wendy:

  • Volunteers over 150 hours a year as a tour guide at her favorite place, The Conservators Center and adopts a Eurasian Lynx there.
  • Unrepentant anglophile, especially when it comes to shows on BBC America.
  • Sang in an opera when she was seven years old, but can't carry a tune now.

Wes W.

Sales Representative

Houston, TX
First live event was Willie Nelson at the Astrodome in Houston, TX

3 things you should know about Wes:

  • Houston Golf Association Player of the Year (13-15 age group) in 1994.
  • Saw a live performance of Strauss's The Blue Danube in a concert in Vienna with his father.
  • On a never-ending culinary quest to master three classic dishes: Seafood Gumbo, Paella, and Bouillabaisse.

Whitney M.

QA Analyst

Birmingham, AL
First live event was The Revelators in Grove Hill, AL.

3 things you should know about Whitney:

  • Is a new mom.
  • Likes to read.
  • Has a dog.

Zarrin A.

Marketing Coordinator

Raleigh, NC
First live event was the Rockstar Mayhem Festival in Raleigh, NC.

3 things you should know about Zarrin:

  • Has a matching pair of Ryan Gosling socks and t-shirt.
  • Has hiked the mountains of Japan in heels and trekked the rainforests of Australia in white boots.
  • Amateur fashion blogger trying to replicate every Tom Haverford (from Parks and Rec) outfit.

Zelalem W.

Java Developer

Houston, TX
First live event was Tedy Afro (famous Ethiopian singer) in Stockholm, Sweden.

3 things you should know about Zelalem:

  • Active in sports, especially basketball, tennis, and ping pong.
  • Loves traveling to places to learn the culture, language, and taste food.
  • Really likes the television show Friends.

At Etix, it’s all about the people.