About UsMeet the People Behind Spectrum Sports Management

   

Spectrum Sports Management is always focused on delivering a premiere, professional and world class service to our clients, our participants, and the communities that we work with. We are fortunate to work with the leading professionals in their industries, from graphic design; to traffic plans; to event public relations, our team is ready to fulfil your needs and goals. We welcome you to meet the core of Spectrum Sports Management.


Our Staff

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Mike Bone

President

Mike Bone is the President and owner of Spectrum Sports Management, Inc., Mike has been involved in owning and operating sports marketing/management companies in Southern California for over twenty-five years and is an acknowledged leader in event management and seasoned professional in sponsorship packaging and sales.

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Kevin Carrera

Vice President

Kevin joined Spectrum Sports Management in 2006 as the Director of Events learning the business from the ground up. Over the years he has been promoted to his current position of Vice President of Events – overseeing all running and triathlon events produced at Spectrum Sports. His responsibilities cover all operational aspects of Spectrum Sports' many events, from client meetings to establish goals and objectives, creating timelines and budgets, hiring staffing and vendors to the actual set-up and management of the event. Kevin also oversees the management of the company’s largest clients and the running of the office. In short, he makes it happen!

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Greg Sack

Director of Timing

Greg Sack is our timing director and representative for Spectrum Timing Services, Inc. Greg has been with STS since its inception after working for Spectrum Sports Management, Inc. in special events for four years.

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Katie Bergsma

Marketing and Branding

As Marketing and Branding Manager at Spectrum Sports Management, Katie is involved in our overall marketing stategy and social media campaigns. She is responsible for our community outreach and ambassador programs. Katie oversees all of our orders from race shirts, bibs, and medals to event signage and downplans. In short, she makes sure that all the spokes of our events represent the Spectrum Sports brand.

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KC Ollila

Event Director

KC has been working with Spectrum Sports Management and Spectrum Timing Services for the past year. On the timing side, she is an expert in the registration process as well as the hardware and software. On the Spectrum Sports Management side, she focuses on operations, volunteer management, and expo management. KC has a strong background in database management and understands every aspect of event production. She will work to understand your objectives, bringing solutions and ideas to enhance your event and implementing these plans onsite.

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Spectrum Partners

Tom Books

Senior Partner

Tom brings over two decades of event experience to the Spectrum Sports team after a career in financial management. Tom is one of our leaders on events generally tackling the most complicated and nuanced projects on any given assignment. His role as the Assistant General Manager for Long Beach during the 2015 Special Olympic World Games; or operating the corrals for the runDisney half marathons; or another high profile role Tom will guarantee a successful projects.

Nick Maedel

Senior Partner/Course Director

Nick will mainly be found setting up and operating our courses for runs and rides, as well as pitching in on other projects as needed. After a successful running career at Florida State University, Nick moved to California where he helps run his wife’s medical practice, works on designing and managing courses and trains for marathons and Ironman competitions, when not working as a team leader for Spectrum Sports.

Joe Donaldson

Traffic Consultant

Joe has built a reputation as the leading expert in traffic management, traffic plans and course flow in the running and endurance market throughout Southern California. His experience encompasses literally hundreds of runs and triathlons and he has been involved in Spectrum Sports’ event management team for well over a decade and has been involved in the development of the runDisney courses; Special Olympic World Games and all other events we manage that require road closures and traffic management.

Lev Vanshelbaum

Senior Partner

Lev is an event professional who understands all of the nuances of a professionally managed road race. His experience encompasses large scale events including the L.A. Marathon to the start line and finish line management of the runDisney half marathons. He has been a consistent figure at Spectrum Sports events since our beginning and always brings a sense of humor and a great perspective of the day’s event and activities.

Spectrum Team Partner

Our team of event professionals is quite simply the best in the business, in Southern California. If you would like to join this team of professionals and have the opportunity to work on some of the most fun and exciting events in the industry – contact us with your background and skills and we will give you a call. Our crews work hard to produce professional and memorable events, and we work on some of the largest events in Southern California; but after all, we are producing sports events so we make sure to have fun and enjoy our work. If you’re interested in joining our event crew please email your resume and cover letter to info@spectrumsports.net.

  • Our Clients

    Our Clients

    We are proud to represent some of the most well known and established brands in the sports landscape and client brands known worldwide. If you are interested in growing your event, starting a new event, generating more money through sponsorships, or if you are just looking for a great run – look no further!
  • Our Strength

    Our Strength

    Spectrum Sports' strength is in working with our clients, listening to their goals and developing unique and creative events/marketing programs. After identifying the goals and objectives, Spectrum Sports then brings together the opportunities presented by the client to create a unique and effective formula while aiming for a profitable, larger and successful event.
  • Location

    Location

    We have been located in Southern California for over 25 years and know the market intimately, we enjoy our work, enjoy our clients and enjoy bringing smiles to clients and athletes’ faces through our efforts.
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  • “Mike’s leadership of the Northern Trust Open, paired with sports icon Jerry West, re-established the PGA TOUR’s presence in the Los Angeles market. It is incredibly tough to establish any professional sports event in Los Angeles, but with his leadership, sales acumen, and understanding of not only the regional market but the goals and objectives of our title sponsor, Mike was able to accomplish the turn around in a few short years.”

    – Brian Goin, Vice President, Championship Management, PGA TOUR

  • "When we were approached to bid on the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, Mike and the Spectrum Sports team were one of the first calls I made. Spectrum Sports provided our core team with the proven experience of working with cities, creating plans, building teams, and delivering World Class events."

    – Patrick McClenahan, President & CEO, 2015 Special Olympics World Games

  • "Spectrum Sports’ understanding of the market, packaging skills and client service has directly resulted in annually increasing our sponsorship revenue in a volatile economic market."

    – Brian FitzgeraldChairman, AT&T Champions Classic PGA TOUR

  • "Spectrum Sports Management brings a level of organization and professionalism that is extremely rare in event management. They understand your goals and always over deliver on the event!"

    – Bob Babbitt, The Competitor Group, Inc./Competitor Magazine

  • "Thank YOU for the incredible service you and your professionals staff provide as the Race Director of one of the top revenue generating and total guest participation events…We are deeply indebted to you for providing an over-the-top Disney experience for all our participants and affiliated spectators."

    – Rick Morris, ManagerDisney Sports Attractions/Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend ®

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