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Staff Directory

Executive Management

Owner / Governor Tom Dundon
Owner / Alternate Governor Peter Karmanos Jr.
President and General Manager Don Waddell
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Vanderbilt
Executive Vice President / General Manager, PNC Arena Davin Olsen

Hockey Operations

Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations Rick Dudley
Vice President of Hockey Operations Paul Krepelka
Head Coach Rod Brind'Amour
Assistant Coach Jeff Daniels
Dean Chynoweth
Goaltending Coach Jason Muzzatti
Minor-League Goalie Consultant Paul Schonfelder
Video Coach Chris Huffine
Defensemen Development Tim Gleason
Forwards Development Sergei Samsonov
Director of Player Personnel Darren Yorke
Head North American Scout Mike Dawson
Director of European Scouting Robert Kron
Amateur Scouts Bob Luccini
Don Elland
Rob Beatty
Daniel Eklund
Joby Messier
Ville Virta
Cody Nickolet
Eric Fink
Oleg Smirnov
Pro Scouts Mark Craig
Grant Sonier
Morey Gare
David Burstyn
John McNamara
Bobby Jay
Video Scout/Coach Trace Linton
Player Information/Video Coordinator Bob Teofilo
Vice President of Hockey Management and Strategy Eric Tulsky
Developer, Hockey Operations Kevin Kan
Data Engineer Matt Walter
Data Scientist Margaret Cunniff
Head Athletic Trainer Doug Bennett
Assistant Athletic Trainer Brian Maddox
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Bill Burniston
Massage Therapist Tristan Simmons
Nutritionist Kristin Pirigyi
Equipment Managers Skip Cunningham
Bob Gorman
Jorge Alves
Vice President of Communications and Team Services Mike Sundheim
Manager of Communications and Team Services Pace Sagester
Communications and Hockey Operations Assistant Mike Brown
Executive Assistant to the President & GM Shannon Halterman
Charlotte Checkers Head Coach Ryan Warsofsky
Charlotte Checkers Assistant Coach Patrick Dwyer
Charlotte Checkers Video Coach Noah Segall
Head Athletic Trainer, Charlotte Checkers Matthew Aiello
Strength & Conditioning Coach, Charlotte Checkers Ryan Wysocki
Equipment Manager, Charlotte Checkers Donny White

Team Physicians

Head Medical Physician Dr. Josh Bloom
Head Orthopedic Physicians Dr. Marty Isbell & Dr. Joe Barker
Team Dentists Dr. Tom Long
Dr. James Smith
Team Eye Doctor And Ophthalmologist Dr. Dean Dornic
Team Oral Surgeon Dr. Kevin Neshat
Emergency Physicians Raleigh Emergency Medicine Associates

Broadcasters

Television Play-by-Play John Forslund
Television Analyst Tripp Tracy
Television Reporter / Web Host Mike Maniscalco

Arena Operations

Vice President of Guest Relations, PNC Arena Larry Perkins
Director of Arena Marketing Crystal Pace
Booking Coordinator Nicole Miller
Customer Care Coordinator Kimberly Jenkins
Director of Safety and Security  
Assistant Manager of Safety and Security Tim Draughon
Assistant Director of Parking and Traffic Caleb Gregory
Director of Guest and Event Management Bobbie Nichols
Director of Production Rob Douglas
Marketing Coordinator Lindsey Hall
Production Manager Alfred Fought
Production / Event Coordinator Kim Griggs
Office Assistant Janet Davis
Senior Director of Facilities and Operations Alan Wobbleton
Director of Operations Craig Stover
Assistant Director of Operations Melvin Terrell
Changeover Manager Alan Sykes
Director of Facilities Sean Sollace
Senior Director of Arena Box Office Joe Sousa
Arena Box Office Manager Dana Dudley
Senior Director of Ticket Operations Chris Jovino
Assistant Ticket Operations Manager Erica Tillman
Ticket Operations Representative Ray Hall
Ice Technician Jared Dupre

Business Strategy & Analytics

Manager of Business Strategy & Analytics Jenna Jones
Business Intelligence Analyst Alston Meadows

Corporate Sales

Vice President of Corporate Partnerships Jim Ballweg
Senior Corporate Sales Executive Johnny Gill
Corporate Sales Executives Doug Dickman
Ryan Martin
Senior Manager of Corporate Partnership Services Marie Bobalik
Corporate Partnership Services Coordinators Madeline Dagenhart
Taylor Robinson
Media Advertising Coordinator Allison Weatherspoon

Finance

Senior Vice President/General Counsel William Traurig
Vice President/Controller Shaun Nicholson
Accounts Payable Michael Arrington
Cash Manager & Accounts Receivable Patty Hilliard
Accounting Specialist Temika Smith-Harris
Associate Director of Human Resources Keitha Stanley
Payroll Manager Crystal Irby
HR/Payroll Coordinator Allison Duino
Senior Accountant Tracy Pyrak
Arena Accountant Justin Marcarelli
Assistant to the CFO Cris Folmar

Food and Beverage

Vice President of Food & Beverage Lori Holtz
Director of Concessions Rick Rhodes
Concessions Manager Jim O'Brien
Assistant Concessions Managers James Raynor
Brandon Taylor
Concessions Administrative Coordinator Cindy Medlin
Commissary Manager Gary Berry
Executive Chef Dennis Atkinson
Executive Sous Chef Pete Aiello
Sous Chef Kevin Heintz
Banquet Chef Ed Hood
Chef De Partie Joseph Magenheimer
Director of Premium Catering Hollie Hawkins
Catering Manager Reagan Jones
Commissary Supervisor Matthew Kraft
Assistant Catering Manager McKenzie Riley
Manager of Suites Food and Beverage Stephanie DeAngelis
Food and Beverage Finance Manager Shannon Hignite

Information Technology

Vice President of Information Technology Glenn Johnson
Director of IT Services Myatt Williams
Client/Server Technologist Larry Kelly
Java Developer  

In-Game Personalities

Announcer Wade Minter
In-Arena Host Abby Labar
DJ Marcus Ward
Ice Hog Stormy

Marketing

Vice President of Marketing & Brand Strategy Mike Forman
Vice President of Community Outreach / Executive Director of Carolina Hurricanes Foundation Jon Chase
Senior Director of CanesVision and In-Game Marketing Chris Greenley
Senior Director of Marketing Dan LaTorraca
Manager of Creative Services Lauren Baxter
Senior Web Producer and Writer Michael Smith
Senior Graphic Designer Ashley Mason
Graphic Designer Aaron Dewey
Marketing Coordinator Nikki Stoudt
Email Marketing Specialist Logan Wheless
Social Media Coordinator  
Digital Content Producer Zack Brame
Manager of Video Production Christine Williams
Producers, CanesVision Zac Miklusak
Rachael Silberman
Motion Graphics Producer & Animator, CanesVision Garland Smith
Graphics Producer, CanesVision Brandon Lopes
Broadcast and Emerging Media Engineering Manager Brendon Rusch
Manager of Youth and Amateur Hockey Shane Willis
Youth and Amateur Hockey Coordinator Emile Hartman
Mascot Coordinator Brittany Egan
Promotions and Fan Development Coordinator Jonathan Boggs
Promotions and Fan Development Specialist Jamie Walton
Mobile Marketing Vehicle and Event Specialist Madison Clement
Carolina Hurricanes Foundation Grant and Event Specialist Lindsay Robertson
Community Relations Coordinator Laura Fazzina
Community Programs Specialist Deven Bhardwaj
Team Photographer Gregg Forwerck

Merchandise

Retail Operation Manager Rebecca Winebar
Retail Operation Supervisor Rose Bissette

Ticket Sales

Vice President of Ticket Sales Sara Daniel
Senior Director of Business Development & Premium Sales Tom Peluso
Senior Director of Client Retention & Group Sales Ryan Erdman
Inside Sales Manager Derek Allan
Director of Premium Services Jonathan Kramer
Senior Premium Services Coordinator Allyson Buckmeier
Premium Services Coordinator Stephanie Bronchick
Senior Account Executive, Premium Sales Anthony Marino
Senior Account Executive, Business Development Tim Campbell
Senior Client Service & Retention Representatives Max Szilagyi
Greg Perna
Account Executives, Business Development Rob Terano
Megan Plahanski
Andy Petersmark
Kay Bergdolt
Nick Boles
Client Service & Retention Representatives Jen Ball
David Witkowski
PJ Morin
Caitlin O'Halloran
Alex Hank
Domenic Godshall
Abigayle Cox
Group Sales Manager Brian Kapusta
Senior Account Executive, Group Event & Suite Sales Christina Monterosso
Account Executives, Group Event & Suite Sales Paul Friedlander 
Ashley Knowles
Erika Martin
Ticket Sales Coordinator Kelsey Dawson
Ticket Sales Assistant Karen Prince