Sports Field Holdings, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary FirstForm, Inc., is a product development, engineering and design-build construction company, engaged in the design, engineering, constructing, and construction management of athletic facilities and sports complexes and customized synthetic turf products. Construction management of sports facilities and synthetic turf sales are the two primary lines of business. These lines of business can be categorized as design, development, and manufacturing of sports surfacing products and associated pre-engineered construction systems.
Chief Executive and Chairman of the Board
Jeromy Olson combines over 13 years in senior management as well sales and sales training. Mr. Olson is currently an owner of NexPhase Global, a sales management and consulting firm that he founded in 2013. From 2012 to 2013, Mr. Olson was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Precision Plating Inc., a company involved in precious metal fabrication. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Olson was Area Sales Manager for Beckman Coulter, a Clinical Diagnostic company that focused on hospital laboratory equipment manufacturing.
Jeromy has an undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University.
Mr. John Tuntland, is an entrepreneur and proven global leader. Mr. Tuntland has been a primary owner of Tuntland Farms since 1990. He has managed crop production, marketing activities for commodities, capital expenditures and accounting practices. Mr. Tuntland has been a primary owner of Waterman Lock Box Storage since 1998. He has developed IT systems, managed site operations and developed expansion plans. He is a primary owner of Tuntland Enterprises and KJ Carwash LLCs.
Glenn Tilley brings over 30 years of experience in Sports Management and Sports and Entertainment Marketing leadership roles. Mr. Tilley is the Founder and current Chief Executive Officer of The Champions Network, a business acceleration firm with a focus in the sports and health and wellness space. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer of Ripken Baseball from 2010 to 2014, a baseball management and sports marketing firm where he established and expanded The Ripken Brand on a national level. Previous to his role at Ripken Baseball, Mr. Tilley, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Becker Group from 2001 to 2009, helped grow the firm as a leading entertainment and experiential marketing firm with clients such as The Walt Disney Company, Warner Brothers, The Discovery Channel, The Taubman Company, Simon Properties, and Westfield Properties. Before being promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Tilley was Vice President of Sales for Becker Group from 1992 through 2000. Previous to his role at Becker Group, Mr. Tilley was an executive at Sports Management firms Shapiro and Robinson and Eastern Athletic Services that represented and managed professional athletes in professional baseball and professional football.
Glenn earned a Bachelor degree from Princeton University in 1984 where he was an All-Ivy League football player.
Tom Minichiello is currently Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary for Westell Technologies, positions he has held since July, 2013. He is responsible for finance, information technology, human resources, legal, contract administration, real estate, and corporate communications. Prior to Westell, Mr. Minichiello was interim Chief Financial Officer for Tellabs and served in various other positions including Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President of Financial Operations, Vice President of Finance for North America, Director of Finance for all product divisions, and Controller for the Optical Networking Group from March 2001 to July, 2013. Minichiello also served in leadership roles at Andrew Corporation and held financial management and audit positions at Phelps Dodge, Otis Elevator, and United Technologies. He began his career at Sterling Drug. Mr. Minichiello serves on the Governing Body for the Evanta Chicago CFO Executive Summit. He was a Panelist for the 2016 Finance Transformation Summit in Dallas, and previously was an Advisory Board Member for Back on My Feet Chicago and a Board Member for the Tellabs Foundation.
Mr. Minichiello holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Entrepreneurship and Operations Management from DePaul University, a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Hartford, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Villanova University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.