Jennifer Lastik joined the Greater Orlando Sports Commission in February of 2007 as the Orange County Sports Marketing Manager and currently serves as Executive Vice President.
In this role, Lastik oversees event logistics for a four-county region while managing business operations, the state grant program, budgets and contracts. She co-authored Orlando's FIFA World Cup Bid, and is playing a key role leading the charge for the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon. In addition, she has managed local organizing committees for the NCAA DI Men’s Basketball Championship, Copa America Centenario, WrestleMania 33 and MLS All-Star Game.
Prior to joining GO Sports, Lastik served as an Event Manager for Global Spectrum at the UCF Arena. She managed events including concerts, varsity athletes, family shows and university graduations. Before Global Spectrum, she spent a year with Disney Sports on the 3rd Party Sales and Events team. In this role, Lastik assisted programing and executing events at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex.
Lastik is from Pittsburgh and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management at Slippery Rock University and a Master’s degree in Sport Management from West Virginia University. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Downtown Orlando Partnership and Greater Orlando chapter of WISE (Women in Sports & Events), and is a member of Leadership Orlando Class of ’96 and ATHENA NextGen Class of 2016. Lastik was named to Orlando Business Journal’s Forty under 40 class in 2014 and 2018 and was a 2021 Orlando Business Journal 'Women Who Mean Business' Honoree. She was inducted into the inaugural class of Slippery Rock University's Sport Management Hall of Fame and is a graduate of the WISE Executive Leadership Institute.