President & General Manager
The Ohio Machine President and General Manager John Algie joined the Machine after working as an attorney for the international law firm of Jones Day where he focused on corporate transactional work including mergers & acquisitions and private equity transactions. Algie previously spent three years as MLL’s Director of League Operations where his responsibilities included implementation and enforcement of the League’s on-field and player personnel rules, college and pro player scouting, and game operations management.
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Director of Public Relations & Operations
Megan Danner, a Tampa, Florida native, joined the Ohio Machine in July 2011 as Director of Public Relations and Operations. Danner previously worked for FC Tampa Bay in the North American Soccer League as Director of Public Relations from January 2010 to May 2011.
Director of Corporate Partnerships
Gregg Klein joined the Ohio Machine in April 2013 as Director of Corporate Partnerships after holding a number of marketing and strategy roles at Nationwide Insurance. Klein previously was part of the corporate strategy team at Nationwide, but also focused on affinity sponsorship marketing. His time as marketing lead for Nationwide’s business insurance product helped to develop an intimate understanding of how small businesses grow, market and manage financial needs. Early in his career, Klein built his own graphic design and marketing firm in Columbus, OH.
Klein is also active in a number of local charities including the annual Make CF History Charity Classic Hockey Tournament and BabyWill.org, a SIDS awareness nonprofit.
Klein graduated from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia with a B.S. of Industrial Design. A native of suburban Philadelphia, PA, Klein is an active hockey player and has recently jumped back into lacrosse. He currently resides in Upper Arlington.
Shannon Post joined the Ohio Machine in May 2013 first as a Ticket Sales intern but was quickly promoted to Account Executive. As an account executive, Post handles group and season ticket sales. Post's responsibilities include making outbound service calls, researching and inputting lead contact data. She also helps plan and attends community events on behalf of the Machine. As an intern, Post worked with the Ticket Sales staff on all tasks from collecting data to working community events. She also attended all home games and was responsible for working in the box office selling individual day of game tickets.
Post , who is orginially from Nashport, Ohio, currently resides in Columbus and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Education with a concentration in Sports and Leisure Studies from The Ohio State University. Prior to graduation, Post became a member of the Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society.
Colby Richards came to the Machine in June 2013 as an Account Executive. With the Machine, Richards cultivates group and season ticket sales leads for the upcoming Machine season. Colby also helps plan and attends community events on behalf of the Machine. Before joining the Machine, Richards was with Kurtz Brothers Central Ohio on the sales staff from October 2010 to November 2012. As a part of Kurtz Brothers, he began in Customer Service and quickly moved his way up to Outside Sales Representative. As a part of the sales staff he was able to help improve sales numbers from the previous year. Richards' other duties included managing the Dublin sales office and help with continued training of new employees working in the Customer Service Department.
Richards, who currently resides in Upper Arlington, attended The Ohio State University earning a Bachelor’s degree in Sports and Leisure Studies with a focus on Sports Leadership and Humanities. Also while in school, Richards interned at Hilliard Davidson High School under the Athletic Director helping with game day operations.
Aaron Stanton joined the Ohio Machine in October 2013 as an account executive. As part of the Machine his responsibilities will include sales and customer service regarding ticket packages, attending various community events on behalf of the Machine. Before joining the Machine, Stanton was residing in Baltimore, MD where he was a Facility Associate for Retro Fitness, an increasingly expanding gym franchise where he assisted with increasing memberships, executing and growing sales of other facility services and products, making prospect calls to acquire new clients and members and maintaining an overall smooth operation of the facility. Stanton was also a part of Coppermine Fieldhouse where he was an assistant coach for lacrosse and other sports programs.
Stanton attended Dean College then Towson University playing for both men's lacrosse teams and earning his Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management and Business Administration. Stanton currently lives in Columbus, Ohio.
Manager, Game Day
Dave Brewer oversaw the proper execution of Ohio Machine game days including sponsorship promotions and giveaways, in-game entertainment and contests, as well as coordination of stoppage in play with production teams. Brewer also coordinated with game day staff on pre and post-game special events including player autograph sessions and meet & greets, high five tunnels and awards.
Prior to joining the Machine, Brewer worked as a Marketing Intern for OSU IMG Sports Marketing and Camp PR Representative at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. Brewer graduated from Otterbein University with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management and a minor in Accounting.