|2013 Columbus Lions Front Office Staff
Scott Lunato - Vice President of Operations/General Manager
Captain Lunato has been the Medical Director for the Columbus Lions for four years. In July 2012, he was promoted to V.P. of Operations/General Manager. He is originally from Huron, Ohio and graduated from the University of Texas at Tyler.
Captain Lunato has a 26 year career serving in the United States Army and is set to retire in a couple of months. He has been with the Army Doughboy Football program for three years and is liasison for the Army and Head Coach Jason Gibson, while also coaching.
Captain Lunato's leadership and career record with the Army brings value and experience to the Columbus Lions' Front Office. His management has already made a big impact in helping the league get prepared for the upcoming 2013 indoor football season.
Captain Lunato currently lives in Harris County, Georgia and is married to Kelly. He has four children - Dominique 18, Nicolas 14, Ethan 6, and Joshua 4.
Rick Jacobson - Vice President of Sales and Marketing/Part Owner
Mr. Jacobson has a long career in the sports industry. His career started in 1978 after graduating from Syracuse University in 1977 with a B.S. in Television-Radio.
Mr. Jacobson came to Columbus in 1995 and has since worked for the Columbus Cottonmouths, Columbus Wardogs (AFL2), and Montgomery Maulers (National Indoor Football League). He first worked with the Columbus Lions in 1997 before starting work at Maple Ridge Golf Club from 2007-2010. He rejoined the Columbus Lions organization in 2011 and joined the ownership group in July 2011.
Mr. Jacobson is married to Lola Hunter Jacobson, and they reside in Phenix City, Alabama. In his spare time, he enjoys print and broadcast journalism, and playing golf, baseball, and softball.
Tanema Willock - Office Manager/Merchandise Manager
Tanema has worked for the Lions' organization since February 2012. She has a background in the medical field with extensive office managerial skills. If you need anything, she will gladly answer any questions you may have or assist you in any way.
She is married with a son, Markus. Her son attends Brookstone School and is a freshman.
Allen Meek - Equipment Manager
Allen has volunteered with the Columbus Lions since 2010. He refereed football at various levels while living in California and Tennessee for the past 20 years. This past year Allen helped referee the Youth Indoor Football games. He coached the linebackers and special teams for the Army Doughboys during the 2012 season.
He graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelors in Criminal Justice. For the past eight years, he's lived in Columbus with his wife, Teresa.