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Ryan Gaerke
Assistant Director, MainStreet Operations

Ryan began his career at UC in 2002, working as a student employee for the UC Bookstores, a Lead Programmer for MainStreet Operations, and a Building Supervisor for the Campus Recreation Center. Ryan was recognized in 2007 as the first recipient of the newly created UC Student Employee of the Year. Ryan holds a BFA in Electronic Media from the College Conservatory of Music.

Ryan began his professional career working in operations management as an Executive Team Leader for Target from 2007 to 2013. A Bearcat through and through, he jumped at the opportunity to come back to the University of Cincinnati in 2013 in hopes of giving back to the university community that has given so much to him over the years.

Ryan enjoys traveling with his wife Melissa, and playing with his son Owen, and his dog Haas. Ryan’s hobbies include playing guitar, piano, and drums, as well as spending time in the great outdoors fishing, kayaking, camping, and hiking.


Pat Bevis
Coordinator, Building Services & Receiving

Pat has enjoyed working at UC since 1995 and has been with Mainstreet Operations since 2008. He oversees everything from events held in TUC to TUC/ SSLC facilities and the TUC receiving dock.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Northern Kentucky University and away from work enjoys spending time with his family.

Pat’s hobbies include fishing and golfing; he is also an avid photographer and likes to spend time in his vegetable garden.

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