We build teams and create positions around people, rather than the other way around and thrive on letting individual talents shine. Our leaders bring a vast knowledge of hospitality from 200+ combined years in the industry in a wide swath of specialties.  

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”

 - MARGARET MEAD

leaders

kirt strock

managing partner + director of experiences

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melissa davis

Director of
Experiences + Community

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Your 3rd Spot Atlanta

Your 3rd Spot Atlanta

stuart rogers

Director of
Culinary innovatioin

Your 3rd Spot Atlanta

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josh rossmeisl

Founder +
Chief Vision Officer

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doug warner

Co-Founder + Chief Innovation Officer

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amanda murray

VP of Strategic Branding

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AMP Up1 Hospitality

AMP Up1 Hospitality

AMP Up1 Hospitality

erin callahan

VP of Strategic Growth

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chris barrows

Chief People Officer

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portia yates

Director of Team Support

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AMP Up1 Hospitality

AMP Up1 Hospitality

AMP Up1 Hospitality

aaron sagendorf

Director of Safety, Facilities + Activities

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mike rodd

Director of Experience Innovation

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AUE

AUE

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.”

JAMES CASH PENNEY

partners

There are several strategic partners from other brands that contribute to the AMP Up1 team and are part of our extended squad.

Christopher Maloney

Bowling Czar

Matthew Grear

Yard Games Expert

Yard Games World

aj sweeney

avl innovator

LiveSpace

Frank Stryjewski

Executive Advisor

Don “Big Party” McCarthy

Superconnector 

Roberto aragao

digital expert

budo creative

vendor partners