Power Players built careers from humble beginnings
Doug Behar, Yankee Stadium
■ Worked for the Bronx Bombers as an intern in 1997.
Antony Bonavita, Quicken Loans Arena
■ Was an intern to assistant director of athletics for facility and event operations at Stony Brook (N.Y.) University.
Rich Claffey, Madison Square Garden
■ Worked as an MSG stagehand in 1983.
Susan Darrington, Rogers Place
■ As a 15 year old, worked as an usher at Northlands Coliseum.
Tim Friedenberger, Bridgestone Arena
■ Was an ice technician at Expo Hall in Tampa.
Jim Folk, Progressive Field
■ Served as a part-time security guard for the Chicago White Sox in the summer of 1979.
Jim Goddard, SAP Center
■ Worked as a custodian at the old Met Center in Bloomington, Minn.
Jack Larson, Xcel Energy Center
■ Was a college student sweeping the concourses at the old Met Center.
Pete Nesbit, Fenway Park
■ Started working for the Red Sox in 1999 as a security guard.
Carl Rice, Wrigley Field
■ Worked part time for the Cubs as a high school student.
Terry Savarise, United Center and Guaranteed Rate Field
■ Hired in 1981 as an intern for the Chicago White Sox.
Jimmie Sacco, Heinz Field
■ Worked as an usher at the Civic Center in Pittsburgh.
Roy Sommerhof, M&T Bank Stadium
■ Worked for the Orioles at their Florida spring training facility as a college student in the late 1970s.