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Anthony Aspaas

Vice President, Ticket Sales and Service

Signed by the Capitals: March 31, 2003
Hometown:
Minot, ND
School:
Minot State University
Favorite Caps Player:
Jay Beagle
Favorite Caps Moment:
Getting to the playoffs in the 2007-08 season
Favorite Capitals Planholder Benefit:
Meet-the-team party       
Favorite Past Caps Player:
Rod Langway
My sports hero:
Reggie Dunlop
Favorite hockey movie:
Slapshot

Greg Gosselin

Director, Guest Services

Phone: 202-266-2224
Email: ggosselin@washcaps.com
Signed by the Capitals: August 2010
Hometown:
Merrimack, NH
School:
Franklin Pierce College, B.S. / Southern New Hampshire University, M.S.
Favorite Caps Player:
Nicklas Backstrom
Favorite Caps Moment:
Being at a pivotal Game 5 against the Bruins in the 2012 playoffs.
Favorite Caps Planholder Benefit:
Membership to Club Red 365 – keeping season-ticket holders engaged all year!
Favorite Past Caps Player:
Joe Juneau
My sports hero:
Ted Williams
Favorite hockey movie:
Mystery Alaska

Katie Bortnick

Senior Guest Service Specialist

Phone: 202-266-2225
Email: kbortnick@washcaps.com
Signed by the Capitals: September 2011
Hometown:
Gaithersburg, MD
School:
University of South Carolina
Favorite Capitals Player:
Troy Brouwer
Favorite Capitals Moment:
Rocking the Red as a fan in NY for Round 2, Game 2 of the 2012 Playoffs and bringing home a WIN!
Favorite Caps Planholder Benefit:
Season Ticket Holder party
Favorite Past Caps Player:
Rod Langway
My sports hero:
Cal Ripken Jr
Favorite hockey movie:
Mighty Ducks

Carly Salerno

Guest Services Specialist

Phone: 202-266-2219
Email: csalerno@washcaps.com
Signed by the Capitals: March 2014
Hometown:
Cohasset, MA
School:
UMass Amherst
Favorite Caps Player:
Tom Wilson
Favorite Caps Moment:
When I heard everyone scream “Red” during the National Anthem at my very first Caps game I realized what an awesome crowd and fan base we had.
Favorite Capitals Planholder Benefit:
Meet the Team Party
Favorite Past Caps Player: 
Rod Langway
My sports hero:
Pedro Martinez
Favorite hockey movie:
Miracle

Justin Franke

Senior Guest Service Specialist

Phone: 202-266-2296
Email: jfranke@washcaps.com
Signed by the Capitals: September 2011
Hometown: 
Bangor, WI
School:
Valparaiso University
Favorite Capitals Player:
Joel Ward & Karl Alzner
Favorite Capitals Moment:
“The Paralyzer” vs. Tim Thomas & Game 7 vs. Boston in the 2012 Playoffs.
Favorite Caps Planholder Benefit
:  Our Season-Ticket Holder Party
Favorite Past Caps Player: 
Scott Stevens
My sports hero: 
Bill Laimbeer
Favorite hockey movie: 
Slap Shot

Tricia Aoki

Guest Services Specialist

Phone: 202-266-2317
Email: taoki@washcaps.com
Signed by the Capitals: February 2013
Hometown:
Pasadena, CA
School:
University of California, Santa Barbara
Favorite Capitals Player:
Brooks Laich           
Favorite Capitals Moment:
Attending the 2011 Winter Classic in Pittsburg  
Favorite Caps Planholder Benefit:
The Club Red 365 Member Party at Six Flags
Favorite Past Caps Player:
Sergei Fedorov
My sports hero:
Pat Tillman
Favorite hockey movie:
D2: The Mighty Ducks

Jared Center

Guest Services Specialist

Phone: 202-266-2217
Email: jcenter@washcaps.com
Signed by the Capitals: April 2013
Hometown: Rockeville, MD
School: Georgetown University
Favorite Caps Player: Eric Fehr
Favorite Caps Moment: The Capitlas beating the Penguins in the Winter Classic.
Favorite Capitals Planholder Benefit: Monumental Business League.
Favorite Past Caps Player: Olie Kolzig
My sports hero: Phil Jackson
Favorite hockey movie: Mighty Ducks 1

Tony Pimpinella

Guest Services Specialist

Phone: 202-266-2227
Email: tpimpinella@washcaps.com
Signed by the Capitals: March 2013
Hometown:
Philadelphia, PA
School:
Duquesne University
Favorite Caps Player:
Karl Alzner
Favorite Caps Moment:
Ovechkin’s 60th goal on 3/21/08
Favorite Club Red 365 Benefit:
Monumental Business League/Dedicated Specialist
Favorite Past Caps Player:
Rod Langway
My Sports Hero:
Chase Utley
Favorite hockey movie:
Miracle

Matt Kempel

Guest Services Specialist

Phone: 202-266-2338
Email: mkempel@washcaps.com
Signed by the Capitals: October 2013
Hometown:
Chestertown, MD
School:
York College of Pennsylvania
Favorite Capitals Player:
Braden Holtby
Favorite Capitals Moment:
Joel Ward’s 2012 Game 7 OT winning goal in the playoffs.
Favorite Caps Planholder Benefit:
Monumental Rewards Program
Favorite Past Caps Player:
  Olaf Kolzig
My sports hero: 
Juan Dixon
Favorite hockey movie: 
D2 Mighty Ducks

Joshua Frishberg

Guest Services Specialist

Phone: 202-266-2314
Email: jfrishberg@washcaps.com
Signed by the Capitals: July 2014
Hometown:
Lexington, MA
School:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Favorite Capitals Player:
John Carlson
Favorite Capitals Moment:
Every time the crowd screams “RED” during the National Anthem
Favorite Caps Planholder Benefit:
Monumental Rewards Program
Favorite Past Caps Player:
  Scott Stevens
My sports hero: 
Pat Tillman
Favorite hockey movie: 
D2: The Mighty Ducks

Brandon Pyle

Guest Services Specialist

Phone: 202-266-2322
Email: bpyle@washcaps.com
Signed by the Capitals:  June 23, 2014
Hometown:
Athens, OH
School:
The Ohio State University
Favorite Capitals Player:
John Carlson
Favorite Capitals Moment:
The 2011 Winter Classic win over Pittsburgh.
Favorite Caps Planholder Benefit:
Meet-the-team party
Favorite Past Caps Player:
  Jim Carey
My sports hero: 
Woody Hayes
Favorite hockey movie: 
Mystery Alaska

Joshua Woods

Guest Services Specialist

Phone: 202-266-2303
Email: jwoods@washcaps.com
Signed by the Capitals:  August 4, 2014
Hometown:
Jacksonville, Florida
School:
University of North Florida
Favorite Capitals Player:
Alex Ovechkin
Favorite Capitals Moment:
Seeing my first hat trick live on 12/10/13 vs. Tampa Bay, Ovi was amazing.
Favorite Caps Planholder Benefit:
Skate nights at the Verizon Center ice
Favorite Past Caps Player:
  Dale Hunter, because he was very humble and an extremely hard worker.
My sports hero: 
Michael Jordan
Favorite hockey movie: 
Miracle