MIKE GILBERT DIRECTOR, TICKETING
Mike oversees all day-to-day ticket sales and operations,
as well as the processing and fulfillment of all ticket
and parking orders since re-joining the Bowl in 2010.
He was the Ticketing and Sales Intern for the 2008
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and has worked for Ticketmaster/
Live Nation, the Atlanta Braves and Clemson University.
A graduate of Clemson University in 2005 and a master’s from Georgia State
University in 2008, Mike now resides in Vinings with his German Shepard, Cindy.
ANTON DAWSON DIRECTOR, EVENTS
Anton joined Peach Bowl, Inc. in September of 2003.
Anton coordinates the Bowl’s volunteer and staff
uniform ordering process and assists with ancillary
CECIL AKRONG ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR
Cecil joined Peach Bowl, Inc. November 2016 and is
responsible for assisting the CFO in managing the
finance, human resources and IT functions. Since
graduating from Kennesaw State in 2013, Cecil has
worked in logistics and most recently worked as an
accounting supervisor for a real estate brokerage
company, as well as a law firm. Cecil lives in Marietta with his wife Danielle.
DILLON FAULKNER COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
Dillon joined Peach Bowl, Inc. in July 2016 and supports
the day-to-day public relations and media operations
responsibilities, along with the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl’s
philanthropic platforms and charitable and scholarship
giving initiatives. A graduate of Louisiana State
University, Dillon previously worked for Edelman, an
international communications marketing firm, where he served as the day-to-day
lead on the Peach Bowl, Inc. account. During his time at Edelman, he also worked
with a number of other large clients such as the Atlanta Hawks, Arby’s Restaurant
Group, Inc. and Papa John’s International, Inc.’s sports partnerships with the NFL
and MLB, among others.
VICTORIA McBRYDE INTEGRATED MARKETING COORDINATOR
Victoria joined Peach Bowl, Inc. in 2018 and manages
social media and digital marketing, along with
supporting the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl’s branding and
communications teams. Victoria previously worked
for the Green Bay Packers, where she helped manage
social media and digital sponsorships. Prior to her time
in Green Bay, Victoria spent four years with N.C. State Football – supporting
the coaching staff in recruiting operations, communications and digital media.
Victoria graduated from North Carolina State University in 2017.
LEXI EDSALL EVENTS MANAGER
Lexi joined Peach Bowl, Inc. in December 2017 and
manages various events. Lexi previously worked for
Under Armour where she was an Account Services
Manager for Strategic Accounts. She was also an
Events Intern with the Bowl in 2012. Lexi graduated
from the University of Connecticut in 2012 with a degree
in Sports Management.
LEIGH STEPHENS INTEGRATED MARKETING MANAGER
Leigh joined Peach Bowl, Inc. in November 2018 and
is responsible for marketing and branding initiatives.
She is a former college athlete, Atlanta native and
experienced brand marketing and event partnerships
professional. Most recently, Leigh led brand & design
for Atlanta Track Club and its 30+ events and programs,
including the AJC Peachtree Road Race. Leigh received a BFA in Graphic Design
and Master’s Degree in Sports Management from the University of Alabama.
She lives in Sandy Springs with her husband, Matt.
Digital and Marketing
PATTI YOUNG EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
2012 for her commitment to the city. Patti currently resides in Smyrna and has
two daughters, Patrice and Brooke. In her free time she enjoys visiting her
grandson, Banks, and her granddaughter, Virginia.
Back for her 49th bowl game, Patti is the executive
assistant to CEO and President Gary Stokan. Patti is
invaluable, contributing office management, event
support and partner relations, as well as interacting
with volunteers. An Atlanta native, she was inducted
into the Atlanta Hospitality Hall of Fame in November
Corporate Sales Intern
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