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Hershey Harrisburg Sports & Events Authority Staff

Gregg Cook - Executive Director

Gregg Cook HeadshotGregg - Visit Hershey & Harrisburg's longtime sports marketing manager - was promoted in July 2016 to Executive Director for the visitor bureau’s new Sports & Events Authority. Cook’s 34-year career in sports, events, operations and sales includes time with Harrisburg Senators Baseball, Hershey Bears Hockey, Harrisburg Heat Indoor Soccer, and the Harrisburg Stampede Indoor Football. In June 2018, Cook celebrated 15 years with VHH and is credited with developing the bureau’s successful sports marketing program.

Phone - 717.231.2990 

Allison Rohrbaugh - Director of Marketing & Communications

Allison Rohrbaugh HeadshotAllison worked as HHRVB’s manager of content marketing before transitioning to the new role of Marketing & Communications Manager for HHSE. Rohrbaugh joined the bureau in 2011 as special projects manager responsible for producing large-scale events such as the PA Keystone Games (2011-2014); PA Senior Games (2014); and State Games of America (2013). Prior to HHRVB, Rohrbaugh spent nearly 10 years with Metro Networks in the Pittsburgh & Harrisburg markets as operations director, bureau chief, anchor & reporter.

Phone - 717.231.2980

Dean Polk - Business Development Manager

Dean Polk HeadshotIn October 2016, Dean joined HHSE as Business Development Manager, a position created to lead sales and client retention for the bureau’s new division. Polk earned dual Master’s Degrees in Business Administration and Sports Management from West Virginia University and has professional event planning and facility management experience from previous positions with USA Baseball, The Walt Disney Company’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Orlando Magic NBA franchise, and the Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Phone - 717-231.2989