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Chris + Brooke Jespersen

The owners of The Madison, Chris and Brooke Jespersen, are also proud community members here in MidTown and are directly involved with events.

Anthony Licursi

Director of Sales & Corporate Events

Anthony is a seasoned professional in the event industry, boasting over 11 years of valuable experience. His journey has been characterized by a relentless passion for creating unforgettable moments and a remarkable knack for turning ideas into reality. Anthony now brings his wealth of knowledge and expertise to The Madison, where he is dedicated to making each event an unparalleled and magical experience. With a background in sales and event management, Anthony is a driving force behind The Madison’s commitment to excellence. His ability to understand clients’ needs and translate them into extraordinary events sets him apart in the industry. Anthony’s attention to detail and unwavering dedication ensures that every event hosted at The Madison is nothing short of exceptional.

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Daryl Licursi

Director of Event Management & Operations

Daryl Licursi is a seasoned event professional with over ten years of experience. As the Director of Event Management & Operations, he uses his leadership and problem-solving skills to assess current plans, timelines, procedures, and event planning services to find areas for improvement for The Madison, the team, and The Madison’s growing clientele of brides and a variety of clients. Daryl continues to push the envelope when it comes to event planning and welcomes any opportunity to think creatively and outside the box.


Jana Hocevar

General Manager

Jana is a highly accomplished venue manager with years of experience in the industry. Throughout her career, Jana has proven to be a dedicated and detail-oriented professional, always up for a challenge. With a natural ability to anticipate potential issues, Jana excels in finding effective solutions on the fly. She fosters strong relationships with clients, vendors and team members. Outside of work, Jana enjoys travelling and spending time with her dog, Scout.

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Courtney Green

Event Curator & Manager

Courtney L. Green is the Curator and Event Manager here at The Madison, in MidTown Cleveland. She is a natural cultivator for over 15 years within the event planning, entertainment industry, and community engagement. Some of her previous experiences has been weddings and birthdays, school events, non-profit fundraisers, MLB-All Stars, NBA All Stars, NYC Fashion Week, and NAACP Image Awards Dinner in LA. She believes that having people come together with good spirits, amazing food, exceptional service, and great conversation only helps us to grow better relationships. She is a natural server and wants to make sure that all guests are comfortable and having a great time for their event.



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