Q: What was your previous title?
JK: Senior Operations Director at Bruno Event Team
Q: What is your coolest on the job moment?
JK: Meeting my wife while working on the 2009 Regions Charity Classic in Birmingham.
Q: What do you love about Tuscaloosa?
JK: The communities passion for Tuscaloosa. The team spirit is very apparent around UA sporting events, but I really fell in love with Tuscaloosa when I saw everyone rally for their community after the 2011 tornado. The progress since then is astounding.
Q: What are you most looking forward doing while working at TTSC?
JK: Making an impact…The Tuscaloosa area has something for everybody, and I look forward to bringing people in from all different parts of the world to spend time and money in Tuscaloosa.
Q: Do you play sports? If so, which ones?
JK: I currently play tennis, golf and distance running, but I need to start playing basketball again.
Q: Do you have any favorite hobbies?
JK: I’m pretty positive my BBQ should be award winning. I realize the competition is stiff in T-Town, but I would like a shot at the title.
Q: What is a unique fact about you?
JK: Here are a few-
- I’m an avid college basketball fan…While I always root for the Crimson Tide in everything they do, Kansas Jayhawks basketball is a big passion of mine.
- I grew 8 inches while in eighth grade, and attempted to eat all of my parents food in the process.
- I share childhood hometowns (Alton, IL) with the worlds tallest man, the gentle giant, Robert Wadlow who was 8’ 11” 439 lbs.
- I’m a whiffle ball wizard on the mound.
Q: What is your favorite tourist attraction in Tuscaloosa.
JK: Tuscaloosa Amphitheater…My wife and I attend several shows a year. We love stopping in downtown and walking down to a concert.