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Chris Jackson:  Team Market Owner

Chris Jackson was previously a candidate for political office in his hometown of Pontiac, Michigan. Excited to explore entrepreneurial endeavors in a new & emerging market, Chris is an owner with the Sticky (Cannabis Operations) that is rapidly expanding in Michigan. He is the company’s leader of Government Relations, Social Equity Lead, and heads project expansion/management. His efforts were recognized recently when he was selected as a member of Oakland County’s 40 under 40.

Chris witnessed how cannabis prohibition directly impacted urban America and is dedicated to reversing the negative damage caused. He is a member of various state and local boards that contribute to economic power and initiatives to drive diversity and inclusion. Aside from representing the National Cannabis Industry Association as Secretary for the Board of Directors, Chris serves on the State Regulations Committee.

Chris also serves as a Leadership Council Member for the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) and President of Main Street Pontiac (Local DBA).

Scott Newman: Head Coach

We are excited to announce the hiring of our Head Coach Scott Newman!
Since 1017 Scott has been the Director of Pro Scouting with the Windsor Express in the National Basketball League of Canada.  The previous four years he served as Assistant/Player Development Coach and Associate Head Coach, helping the team to win the NBLC 2014 & 2015 Championships.
Most recently he served as Head Coach/GM for the Detroit Cobras (O.D.A.).
Thank you to Challenges East Lansing for allowing us to hold our announcement!
Welcome Scott!!

Madison Hinds:  Director of Ticket Operations

Introducing our Director of Ticket Operations Madison Hinds.  Madison is a native of the Lansing area and has a Bachelors degree in Sport Management and Communications from Western Michigan University.  We are honored and excited to have her as part of the team!  Welcome Madison!