2013 Lions Front Office
|2013 Columbus Lions Front Office Staff
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.
Allen Meek - Merchandise and Sales
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.