Corey Nachman, Business Insider
Submitted by: Kevin J. Ziruolo
Fiesta Bowl Executives Use BCS Game as Personal Piggy Bank
[Business Insider] The biggest controversy coming from the report is the attempted cover up of reimbursements that employees received for making political contributions, which is a large violation of the bowl's non-profit status.
However, they also spent hundreds of thousands of the non-profit's dollars on what were essentially personal expenses charged as "gifts".
- COO Doug Blouin - $1,000 on a bottle of wine
- CEO John Junker, Aaron Brown (the head of a security company), and Shawn Schoeffer - $1,241.75 on a single Strip Club visit
- Junker - $1,700 on Television, Internet Service, OnStar, and satellite radio services
- COO Natalie Wisneski - internet, satellite radio, and television
- Junker - $2,640 on 36 floral arrangements
- Executives - $1,800 year allowance for cell phones and accessories
- Junker - $5,400 on iPads and accessories
- Junker - $6,925.20 on medical treatments
- Blouin - $8,410.18 for a white gold and diamond covered pendant in the shape of a heart.
- Kelly Keogh, Junker's assistant - $13,086 on her wedding and honeymoon
- Junker - $18,453.95 on a trip to Chicago
- $33,770 worth of collectible gold coins that a believed to be in the personal collection of an executive
- Junker - $33,188.96 on his 50th birthday celebration at the famed Pebble Beach Golf Club
- Junker - Five premier golf club memberships totaling $44,000 per year
- Junker - $65,674.58 on a trip to Boston
- Junker, Four executive, and Junker's wife - $84,000 on car payments
- Junker - $110,000.00 to golf with Jack Nicklaus
Junker and his crooked executives have NOT been formally relieved of their jobs nor charged with criminal wrong-doing.