2019 Manager Bios


Kelsey Gibboney

Responsibilities:

  • Digital strategy (web design, all media)
  • Branding & marketing
  • Sponsorship

What off-field skills/experience do you have that relate to your role as manager and are they linked to your day job?

  • I was one of the Communications Directors for the 2018 World Ultimate Club Championships. In that role, I had responsibilities for sponsorship, information, and social media all of which directly link to my work with Red so far. During my five years at the University of Cincinnati, I held some school-side management position for 4 years (president, treasurer, etc) as well as various roles with the UC chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. I was also a retreat leader and retreat coordinator for the University Honors Program Welcome Retreat. All of my experience in school taught me how to communicate effectively and how to sell a story.
  • I am currently working in Packaging Modeling & Simulation Discovery at P&G where it’s my job to come up with creative ways to capture deep scientific understanding of our development work. I take ideas that only exist on paper or super small scale physical parts and provide solutions that allow us to go to production more rapidly. This creativity (and resulting storytelling) help me think of different ways to approach our website, social media, and sponsorship.

Nichole Kwee

Responsibilities:

  • Premier Ultimate League relations
  • Indy Red LLC
  • Finances
  • Logistics

What off-field skills/experience do you have that relate to your role as manager and are they linked to your day job?

  • I have been a team captain for my college team (2015) and for Steamboat (2016), so I’m familiar with the logistics needed to keep a team running. I’ve also coordinated several youth outreach clinics teaching kids how to play ultimate, which is an element we want to incorporate with Red’s mission!
  • My day job as an engineer helps me stay organized with experience in project management and, of course, using spreadsheets. A lot of my work is highly dependent on an effective network and leveraging the team’s strengths to solve complicated problems – there’s a lot of parallels to be drawn with how our leadership team functions and finds help when needed from the ultimate community.

Uniformed photo credit: Joseph Harrison