Meet the Team
Founder & CEO
Founder & CEO Jesse Steelman. Mr. Steelman started Spec Ops with a goal in mind that turned into a mission of creating a community in Arkansas centered around eSports. Creating a safe place for all gamers of all races & all sexes. Mr. Steelman served 8 years in the Arkansas National Guard as an 11B (Infantry). Mr. Steelman’s goal is to expand Spec Ops Gaming Lounge across not only the state of Arkansas but across the United States. You may see Mr. Steelman at our Little Rock location & in our future locations at any given time. Please do not be afraid to say hello. Mr. Steelman is dedicated to making sure your experience at Spec Ops is the best.
Partner & Head of Operations, HR, & Logistics
Kaylea Mattox. Ms. Mattox started with Spec Ops Gaming 2 years ago when she was one of the originally hired part-timers. Ms. Mattox went from being a part-time employee to ALM to LM, to now a very well deserved Partner & Head. Ms. Mattox brings with her over 13 years of Corporate Training from Chic-Fil-A & Universal Studios. Ms. Mattox proudly evolved the Cereal Bar & it’s menus from shakes to bowls, to the new Sammiches we enjoy today
Corporate Ambassador / Promoter
You may recognize Mr. Williams from his time playing football with the Arkansas Razorbacks, Green Bay￼ Packers, The New England Patriots, & The Broncos. You may also recognize Mr. Williams as an anchor on Channel 4 News & Pig Trail Nation. Beyond his success on the field, we are excited to have Mr. Williams with us to help us reach our mission of creating a community of diverse gamers & our goal to work with the Universities in identifying talented gamers of all races & genders. This will broaden our reach to introduce students to eSports programs that are currently offering scholarships. Mr. Williams shares our vision & mission! His success both on & off the field will bring Spec Ops Gaming a step closer to a beautiful community.
Chief General Counsel and Corporate Advisor
Mr. Williams graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in 2011 and has spent significant time practicing business and corporate law in Florida, Missouri, and Arkansas. Mr. Williams started his own firm in 2017 where he performed legal services on behalf of Spec Ops Gaming before eventually joining Spec Ops Gaming in his current position this year. Mr. Williams is bringing with him years of business experience both as a business owner & Attorney.
Head of IT
Ms. Kelly started with Spec Ops Gaming in 2019 as a Part-Time Employ who loved the community from day 1. Ms. Kelley is currently attending Pulaski Technical College in Little Rock where she is graduating this year with a degree in Cyber Security & Networking. Ms. Kelley will be bringing with her years of business experience & a vision of evolving how we do gaming