John Regas has been with the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company since the very beginning as one of its first employees. Mr. Regas joined Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village in June 2017 shortly after the Village signed its original partnership with Johnson Controls. He managed this critical relationship while also undertaking numerous other responsibilities centered around alliance partnerships and strategic brand marketing.
Today, Mr. Regas serves as Vice President, Marketing and Partnerships managing the relationships the company has with its currents portfolio of alliance partners, strategic marketing, and brand governance. The Stark County, Ohio, native who played his high school and college football games in Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium and has an extensive background in business and sports administration. Prior to joining the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company, Mr. Regas served as the Director of Athletics for the Franklin (Indiana) Community Schools beginning in 2013. From 2008 through 2013, he was a sports marketing executive of Gator Sports Marketing - IMG College at the University of Florida.
Mr. Regas earned his B.A. at Malone University and his M.B.A. and M.S.A. at Ohio University and has taught sports administration courses as an adjunct professor at the University of Florida and now at Malone University in Canton, Ohio. He and his wife Morgan are the proud parents of five children (four boys and one girl) and reside in Hartville, Ohio.