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MICHAEL LOGAN


General Manager
mlogan@swiftelcenter.com
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BEING PART OF THE SWIFTEL CENTER TEAM...
I love the teamwork environment. It does not matter what job needs to be done, everyone will chip in to ensure work is completed up to a high standard.

FAVORITE QUOTE
"It all seems impossible until it's done." – Nelson Mandela

WHEN I WAS A KID, I WANTED TO GROW UP TO BE...
a ski resort operator

HAPPY HOUR ORDER
local craft beer and nachos

FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING
plain cheese pie!

PLAYLIST FAVORITES
"Smoke" – Brian Fallon
"Juicy" – Notorious BIG






Natalie Page


Director of Event Services
npage@swiftelcenter.com
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BEING PART OF THE SWIFTEL CENTER TEAM...
I love the people I work with! The collaboration that is involved with events and how each person has their own area of expertise and share in the process to make each event happen. The people are passionate and genuine about what they do and that makes a difference working alongside everyone!

FAVORITE QUOTE
"Fall in love with the process and the results will come."

WHEN I WAS A KID, I WANTED TO GROW UP TO BE...
a professional birthday party planner

HAPPY HOUR ORDER
Corona with a lime

FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING
black olives

PLAYLIST FAVORITES
"My Girl" – Dylan Scott
"Champion" – Carrie Underwood






Kristina Lankow


Director of Marketing
klankow@swiftelcenter.com
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BEING PART OF THE SWIFTEL CENTER TEAM...
There is always something new and exciting happening at the Swiftel Center! From concerts to rodeos to weddings to sport tournaments, we get to host all sorts of amazing events here in Brookings. It’s such a thrill to be part of making these events come to life!

FAVORITE QUOTE
"Imperfection is beauty. Madness is genius. And it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." – Marilyn Monroe

WHEN I WAS A KID, I WANTED TO GROW UP TO BE...
an artist

HAPPY HOUR ORDER
gin and tonic with a lime (and sometimes an orange!)

FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING
mushrooms

PLAYLIST FAVORITES
"Nothin’ But A Good Time" – Poison
"Don't Stop Me Now" – Queen






brooke barhite


Director of Partnerships
bbarhite@swiftelcenter.com
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BEING PART OF THE SWIFTEL CENTER TEAM...
Working together to entertain and provide an exceptional guest experience!

FAVORITE QUOTE
"Believe in yourself." – Sasquatch

WHEN I WAS A KID, I WANTED TO GROW UP TO BE...
an artist for Disney

HAPPY HOUR ORDER
whatever the happy hour special is! or a bloody mary (on the spicy side)

FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING
Canadian bacon and black olives

PLAYLIST FAVORITES
"I Was Made for Loving You" – KISS
"Daydream Believer" – The Monkees






Matt Chapman


Executive Chef
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BEING PART OF THE SWIFTEL CENTER TEAM...
The family-type atmosphere is awesome! Everyone cares and goes the extra mile.

FAVORITE QUOTE
"You know what they say...you don’t sell the steak; you sell the sizzle." – Cosmo Kramer

WHEN I WAS A KID, I WANTED TO GROW UP TO BE...
Super Mario

HAPPY HOUR ORDER
Coors Light with Zing Zang bloody mary mix and olives

FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING
asiago cheese

PLAYLIST FAVORITES
"Ain't That A Kick in the Head" – Dean Martin
"Wait So Long" – Trampled By Turtles






Taylor Bernard


Food & Beverage Coordinator
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BEING PART OF THE SWIFTEL CENTER TEAM...
I love that you aren’t doing the same repetitive thing over and over!

FAVORITE QUOTE
"Stars can’t shine without darkness." – D.H. Sidebottom

WHEN I WAS A KID, I WANTED TO GROW UP TO BE...
Killer Whale Trainer

HAPPY HOUR ORDER
Jack & Coke (or a pickle beer!)

FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING
pineapple

PLAYLIST FAVORITES
"To the Max" – Hosier
"God We Need You Now" – Struggle Jennings






Sydnie Serrao


Box Office Manager
sserrao@swiftelcenter.com
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BEING PART OF THE SWIFTEL CENTER TEAM...
PENDING

FAVORITE QUOTE
"PENDING." – PENDING

WHEN I WAS A KID, I WANTED TO GROW UP TO BE...
PENDING

HAPPY HOUR ORDER
PENDING

FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING
PENDING

PLAYLIST FAVORITES
"PENDING" – PENDING
"PENDING" – PENDING






Jake melius


Operations Manager
jmelius@swiftelcenter.com
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BEING PART OF THE SWIFTEL CENTER TEAM...
I love the atmosphere here. I walk into work and everyone is smiling. Everyone here is not only a good employee but a good person.

FAVORITE QUOTE
"I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle." – Victorious.

WHEN I WAS A KID, I WANTED TO GROW UP TO BE...
a bull rider

HAPPY HOUR ORDER
cheap Canadian whiskey and water

FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING
all the toppings

PLAYLIST FAVORITES
"Wonderful World" – Sam Cooke
"The Spins" – Mac Miller




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