John Kontopuls, '03 MSELMSEL Faculty
President & CEO, Elite Show Services, Inc.
For the past 12 years, John Kontopuls has been President and CEO of Elite Show Services, Inc., the region’s largest security and event management company with over 3,000 employees. John has also founded Elite University, a free innovative educational outreach program. Over his career, John has serviced contracts for some of the world’s most high profile events, including the Olympic Games, Super Bowl, World Series, America’s Cup, Davis Cup, Pro Bowl, Major League Soccer All-Star Game, World Baseball Classic Championship and NCAA Basketball Tournament. Prior to becoming President and CEO of Elite, John founded Kontopuls Financial Group, a real estate investment and mortgage brokerage firm, which he still operates today. John has served on the board of the American Heart Association, San Diego International Sports Council, Chargers Community Foundation, San Diego Youth & Community Services and the Catherine Hill Foundation. John serves on the Executive Committee of the Master of…