Episode 38 – Nicole Pike, Managing Director of Nielsen eSports

Nicole Pike, Managing Director of Nielsen eSports Nicole Pike We have our first guest in the eSports space this week! Nicole Pike is the Managing Director of Nielsen Esports. Nicole went to school thinking she would go into international affairs and politics. Instead, she ended up at one of the largest market and product research companies in the world working on eSports. She has been ...

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Episode 37 – Brenda Andress, Commissioner of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League & Founder of SheIs

Brenda Andress, Commissioner of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League and Founder of SheIS Brenda Andress Brenda Andress is the Commissioner of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League and founder of the #SheIs movement. Brenda’s goal has been to grow the women’s game across all leagues. A hockey player herself, she fell in love with the game and knew she wanted to work in sports somehow. Her ...

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Episode 36 – Emily Jaenson, General Manager of the Reno Aces

Emily Jaenson, General Manager of the Reno Aces Emily Jaenson Emily Jaenson is the first woman in two decades to be named General Manager of a ball club in the Pacific Coast League of Minor league baseball. She is currently the only female GM in all of Triple-A and one of 5 total in MiLB. Her path to the GM role is one of Bobbi-Sue’s ...

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Episode 35 – Stephanie Jarvis, Principal of SJarvis Consulting and Professor

Stephanie Jarvis, Principal of SJarvis Consulting & Professor at ASU Stephanie Jarvis This week, Bobbi-Sue sits down with Stephanie Jarvis, principal of SJarvis Consulting, a sports and events consulting firm, and lecturer at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Stephanie’s career started in compliance in collegiate athletics. She continued in that role for quite a while before moving over to the Fiesta Bowl and ...

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Episode 034- Nancy Hogshead-Makar, CEO of Champion Women

Nancy Hogshead-Makar, CEO of Champion Women Nancy Hogshead-Makar Content Warning: This episode contains a discussion of sexual assault and child molestation. There is no detail provided, however, I wanted to let you all know beforehand. Nancy Hogshead-Makar is an Olympic gold medalist, attorney, CEO, women’s advocate, and changemaker. During the 1984 summer Olympics, she brought home 3 gold medals and one silver medal. She has ...

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Episode 032- Margaret Schlachter, Obstacle Course Race Expert

  Margaret Schlachter working at OCRWC 2017 Margaret Schlachter Margaret Schlachter is a bit of a renaissance woman. She was one of the first women on the scene of obstacle course racing. After 10 years in education and coaching, Margaret found herself at a crossroads. She discovered OCR (Spartan Race, to be exact), began a website to document her training for World’s Toughest Mudder and ...

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Episode 031 – Susie Piotrkowski, VP of Sales for the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL)

Susie Piotrkowski, VP of Sales for NWSL Susie Piotrkowski After our very tough episode last week, this week’s episode brings some much-needed levity. Bobbi-Sue chats with Susie Piotrkowski, VP of Sales for the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). Susie’s career began at IMG and then moved onto media buying and then Fenway Sports Management. Her next move, to Spartan Race, would be career changing. She ...

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Episode 030 – Morgan McCaul, Nassar Survivor

Morgan McCaul, Dancer, Advocate, and Nassar Survivor Morgan McCaul Morgan McCaul is so much more than just a “Nassar Survivor.” She is a dancer, student, advocate, organizer, sadly allergic to cats, friend, daughter, girlfriend, teacher, intern, changemaker. At almost 20 years old, she has experienced more than I wish upon anyone. Imagine your first year of college. What were you doing? Morgan has been fighting ...

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Episode 029 – Heather Martin, Integration Specialist for Heritage Werks

Heather Martin, Integration Specialist at Heritage Werks Heather Martin On this week’s episode, Bobbi-Sue speaks with Heather Martin, Integration Specialist for Heritage Werks. While her title and company don’t sound super “sporty,” her current role gives her access to some really cool sports history. Previously, she worked in the athletics department at Pepperdine University and the Detroit Pistons. The conversation goes from how hard it ...

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Episode 027- Claire Lessinger, Director of Special Events – Tampa Bay Sports Commission

Claire Lessinger, Director of Special Events for the Tampa Bay Sports Commission Claire Lessinger Bobbi-Sue has another local woman in sports pop by her apartment for this week’s episode. Claire Lessinger is the Director of Special Events for the Tampa Bay Sports Commission. TBSC is the organization that attracts and puts on major sports and entertainment events in the Tampa Bay region such as the ...

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