Brian DeVellis is the president and founder of ESG, bringing over twenty five years of experience assisting clients in the areas of Governmental and Community Relations, Planning and Zoning, and Land Development and Building Expedition. As a licensed Attorney and Landscape Architect, and the founding member of The Edge Sports Center in Bedford, Brian brings a proven winning combination of sports development experience, political expertise, accessibility, and responsiveness to ensure a successful outcome and oversees its representation in all design, entitlement and operational programming.


Chris Walsh is responsible for the operation and programming of all ESG managed facilities. Having spent the past ten years involved in athletics as both an administrator and coach, including the last 3 as the Director of Turf Operations for a private sports facility in Bedford, Chris uses his unique perspective to seamlessly bridge the gap between ESG and our customers. Currently working out of the Essex Sports Center in Middleton, MA, Chris is experienced in fulfilling the ice or turf needs of a broad range of organizations.


Leslie Bove has worked in Real Estate Accounting for over 25 years, preparing and forecasting business activities and financial status of the company. Leslie oversees and regulates corporate funds and accounts, establishes budgets, approves expenditures and provides guidance to ensure financial and operational compliance.

As the director of Human Resources, Leslie also oversees all personnel compliance with corporate guidelines and benefits as well as processes payroll and required payroll forms.


Stacy Lane currently is the on-site manager at Essex Sports in Middleton, where she manages the day to day operations of the facility’s 2 rinks, turf, and retail components including strength and conditioning, physical therapy, retail sales and future build-out.

Stacy utilizes her 30 years of coaching experience to oversee all ESG’s Figure Skating, Learn to Skate, Power Skating, and Hockey Skills sessions. Stacy is a Senior Rated Professional Skaters Association (PSA) coach, and serves as a board member for Figure Skating programs.


With over 10 years in the hockey facility operations and management, Chris Hartly oversees all new facility operational layout and design, and coordinates all facility matters with the design and construction professionals. Chris’ wealth of knowledge allows him to point out potential design flaws before they become onsite issues. Once facilities are operational, Chris is responsible for all hiring, training, oversight and operational staff and their compliance with company means and methods.