The Villanova University grad took over as president and CEO of the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority in March 2014. We talked to him about how the DNC will impact the Convention Center.

MLT: What will the influx of visitors be like during the DNC? 

JM: We’re expecting 35,000 people who normally aren’t here. When the World Meeting of Families was here, we had about 5,000 credentialed media. We could see as many as 20,000-25,000 inPhiladelphia for the DNC, in addition to visitors.