Adam was born in Cincinnati and attended the University of Cincinnati, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He moved to Columbus in October 2017 for a new role with his company. Adam enjoys the growing Columbus social scene of stores and restaurants. As a resident of Downtown, Adam enjoys walking and taking the bus to explore the city's evolving culture.
Outside of work Adam enjoys volunteering, playing volleyball and kickball as well as going to sporting and social events.
Kyle Richards grew up in Mason, OH and attended Indiana University graduating with a Bachelor's in Business Finance. He moved to Columbus in early 2015 where he made this community his home. Kyle currently works for OhioHealth as a Real Estate Manager and is a member of their Diversity and Inclusion committee. He has been a part of Stonewall Sports - Columbus since the inaugural season.
In Kyle's free-time, he enjoys traveling, running, playing volleyball and spending time with his family, his boyfriend John and their dog Dottie.
Laura Vasbinder grew up in Columbus, OH and attended Otterbein University graduating with a Bachelor's in Public Relations and a minor in Art. She was a member of the Otterbein Women’s Soccer team and was the assistant coach for a year after graduating. Laura currently works for Covetrus North America as a Senior Strategic Account Manager. She has been part of Stonewall Sports - Columbus since 2019.
In Laura’s free-time, she enjoys traveling, working out, playing volleyball and spending time with her family, friends, and two dogs, Charlie and Frankie.
Matt grew up in Marion, OH and graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor degree in Recreation and Tourism. He moved in 2013 to Columbus for an internship at COSI and knew Columbus was where he wanted to call home.
Matt likes to cook, entertain gatherings, staying active, and always welcomes new friends. If you ever see him out and about, feel free to introduce yourself and say hi.
Alex was born and raised in Youngstown (Austintown), Ohio, relocating to Columbus in May 2014. Alex is a 2014 Bethany College graduate (Political Science), West Virginia's oldest institution for higher education. He joined Stonewall Sports Columbus in the fall of 2018.
In his free time, Alex enjoys volunteering to his fraternity, Beta Theta Pi, as Chapter Counselor, rooting for the Steelers, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Leo Taylor is a diversity, equity, and inclusion educator and consultant at The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. He delivers local, national, and international programs on various DEI topics and provides consultations about issues such as pronouns, responding to bias, and inclusive and equitable hiring practices. He is also an entomologist and behavioral ecologist with an interest in sexual selection and the evolution of animal mating systems.
Leo is passionate about equity and inclusion, particularly issues facing women, LGBTQ+ individuals, BIPOC, people living with HIV, and those struggling with the stigma associated with pathologized neurodivergence.
In his spare time Leo enjoys pranking his dog, writing down thoughts that seemed profound in
the moment, and reading at least 9 books simultaneously but never finishing a single one.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director
COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE
Vaibhav (V) was born and raised in India, and moved to the US in 2012. He got his Bachelor's in Genetics and Neuroscience from the University of Minnesota- Minneapolis following which he moved to Columbus (OSU) to pursue his Ph.D.In his free time, V enjoys cooking, shopping and watching queer romance movies/TV shows. V is passionate about making scientific research accessible and approachable to public audiences and relating it to current social and political issues.
John was born and raised in Powell, OH, attended Miami University, and graduated with a Bachelor's in Manufacturing Engineering. He currently works as a Manufacturing Engineer at Bath & Body Works. John grew up playing soccer and swimming and even swam at the collegiate club level.
Since college, John continues to stay active with running, sand volleyball, swimming, and has enjoyed participating in Stonewall Sports - Columbus since the inaugural season. John enjoys travelling, cooking, spending time with friends, his boyfriend Kyle and their adorable, energetic golden retrievers Dottie & Luna.
Diana was born and raised in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. After finishing her dental degree she attended the University of Southern California to obtain her master’s degree and a clinical certificate in restorative dentistry. She went back to Mexico to be a faculty professor where she supervised graduate students in dental clinics, laboratories and research projects. She came to Columbus to pursue her PhD at The Ohio State University.
She has been part of Stonewall Sports - Columbus since the inaugural season.
In her free time, Diana enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, indoor rock climbing, board and video games, dancing and in general having a good time with friends!
Asa lives in Southern Orchards with his boyfriend Nick, and their four dogs (Olive, Sampson, Chuck and Wallace). Indianapolis is Asa’s hometown, where he was on the Stonewall Sports Indianapolis board, and was an active community member. In Asa’s free time, he enjoys Sunday morning coffee dates with Nick, staying active at the gym and cuddling with his dogs.
During the week, you can find Asa working in information security for a health insurer. He leads the information security engineering team, and has responsibility for the oversight of information security tools to ensure member data is safe and sound. Asa enjoys meeting new people, ensuring everyone is included to perform at their best and hopes everyone feels welcome.
Jeremy grew up in Napoleon, a small town in northwest Ohio, before moving to Columbus in 2011 to earn his Bachelor of Arts and later his Master of Public Administration at The Ohio State University. He works for the City of Columbus managing a program that supports affordable housing and the redevelopment of economically distressed neighborhoods.
Jeremy joined Stonewall Sports Columbus in 2019 and joined the Board in 2021. He and his fiancé Cory live in North Linden with their cat Sabrina and dog Korra. His interests include cooking, gardening, reading, and biking.
Tony brings 13 years of experience in shopper marketing, including traditional and digital marketing. He leads Bob Evans Farms shopper marketing and e-commerce strategy and execution across multiple channels.
Outside of work Tony enjoys traveling, working out and volunteering as well as getting to know people and building relationship in the community
Chris moved to Columbus from Cleveland after college. He works in customer experience Discover Financial Services during the daytime. Chris recently graduated from Franklin University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Chris enjoys being a foodie around Columbus and neighboring cities.
In his free time, Chris enjoys mentoring where he can in and outside of work. He enjoys growing his whiskey collection and spending time with his husband and puppy.
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