Meet our Team

The Staff of Meeple Madness is dedicated to ensuring your time with us is as awesome as possible.   If you need anything at all, just let us know.

Dave Lopata

Dave Lopata

Owner - Head Meeple

Lover of all games but master of none, Dave works mostly behind the scenes – developing backend systems and processes, working with distributors and other business partners, and driving  the longterm strategy of the shoppe.

Priya Lopata

Priya Lopata

Owner - Meeple Resource Director

A casual game player with a passion for people and process,  Priya drives the day to day operations of Meeple Madness by overseeing our hiring process, building and implementing our HR policies, and shepherding staff development.

John Fowler

John Fowler

Senior Manager

A game enthusiast with an eye for detail, John leads the staff of Meeple Madness, managing shift schedules, creating and delivering training for both new and veteran staff members, and generally keeping everyone on their toes.

Tyler Burnett

Tyler Burnett

Product Lead

A Board Game and RPG connoisseur, Tyler is sure to have a suggestion for any game night you may be hosting.  When not working with customers, they ensure our shelves are stocked with the hottest products on the market.

Amber Wilburn

Amber Wilburn

Shift Lead

A card and board game player, Amber guides our young Pokémon Trainers and helps guests find great new board games to play.  When not working directly with customers, Amber leads the tactical operations of her shifts.

Alexi Burleson

Alexi Burleson

Staffer

A resident Dungeon Master, Alexi helps players young and old explore the realms of Dungeons and Dragons.  Beyond our RPG table, Alexi is responsible for running many of our weekly events, from Pokémon to Friday Night Magic.

Nico Boggs

Nico Boggs

Staffer

Pioneer of the Spiel des Georgia Award, Nico is a passionate Board Game Aficionado and a resident Dungeon Master.  Beyond offering excellent board game advice, Nico helps curate new and exciting products for our inventory.

Noah Landrian-Shrewbury

Noah Landrian-Shrewbury

Staffer

A Warhammer 40K enthusiast and founding member of Venture Crew 20, Noah has been a part of our community since the beginning.  Noah delivers miniature game demonstrations, and provides painting and  modeling tips.

Ben Skelly

Ben Skelly

Staffer

From Board Games to Warmachine, Ben shares his talents and time helping guests explore all that we have to offer.  A veteran of the hospitality industry, Ben is always working to help our guests feel welcome when they enter our doors.

Chance Lopata

Chance Lopata

Shift Lead Emeritus

As our very first employee, Chance has been with us since the beginning - from receiving our first inventory shipments in our dining room, to creating many of our policies and procedures.  Chance is off at college now, but his influence remains.

Our Distribution Partners

ACD Distribution
Battlefoam
Battlefront Miniatures
Blue Orange Games
Broken Egg Games
ChessUSA
Crystal Caste
Death Ray Designs
Deep Cut Studios
Dutch Blitz
e-Figures
Easy Roller

Elderwood Academy
Fower Games
Frontline Gaming
Game Salute / Hit Point Sales
Games Workshop
Golden Distribution
HABA
Highbridge Designs
Indie Press Revolution
Koplow Games
Lion Rampant
Melissa and Doug
Mini Duels

Muse on Minis
Norse Foundry
PHD Games
Privateer Press
Q-Workshop
Sic Creations
Spiel Direkt
Spielmaterial
Steamforged Games
Tiny Wargames
Trollworks
Worldwise Imports