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Staff Directory

Executive Management

Owner / Governor Tom Dundon
President and General Manager Don Waddell
Chief Financial Officer Shaun Nicholson
General Counsel Nigel Wheeler

Hockey Operations

Assistant General Managers Eric Tulsky
Darren Yorke
Director of Hockey Operations Aaron Schwartz
Head Coach Rod Brind'Amour
Assistant Coach Jeff Daniels
Assistant Coach Tim Gleason
Goaltending Coach Paul Schonfelder

Video Coach

Chris Huffine
Forwards Development Sergei Samsonov
Defensemen Development Peter Harrold
Goaltender Development Coach Jason Muzzatti
Director of Pro Scouting Mark Craig
Amateur Scouts Bob Luccini
Don Elland
Daniel Eklund
Cody Nickolet
Eric Fink
Oleg Smirnov
Jokke Nevalainen
Rhys Jessop
Ian Meagher
Pro Scouts David Burstyn
John McNamara
Bobby Jay
Trace Linton
Special Advisor to the General Manager Justin Williams
Senior Consultant Michael Futa
Senior Developer, Hockey Operations Kevin Kan
Data Engineer Matt Walter
Data Scientist Margaret Cunniff
Head Athletic Trainer Doug Bennett
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Bill Burniston
Assistant Athletic Trainer Matthew Aiello
Massage Therapist Mike Maresca
Nutritionist Kristin Pirigyi
Equipment Managers Bob Gorman
Jorge Alves
Nick Roy
Vice President of Communications and Team Services Mike Sundheim
Manager of Communications Mike Brown
Communications Coordinator David Piper
Hockey Operations Coordinator Zach Abdou
Chicago Wolves Head Coach Ryan Warsofsky
Chicago Wolves Assistant Coaches Patrick Dwyer
Bob Nardella

Team Physicians

Head Medical Physician Dr. Josh Bloom
Head Orthopedic Physicians Dr. Marty Isbell & Dr. Joe Barker
Team Dentists

Dr. Don Lane

Dr. Raleigh Wright 

Dr. Don Bailey

Team Eye Doctor And Ophthalmologist Dr. Dean Dornic
Team Oral Surgeon North Carolina Oral Surgery & Orthodontics
Emergency Physicians Raleigh Emergency Medicine Associates


Television Play-by-Play Mike Maniscalco
Television Analyst Tripp Tracy
Television Reporter Abby Labar

Arena Operations

Vice President of Guest Relations, PNC Arena Larry Perkins
Vice President of Arena Marketing Crystal Pace
Booking Coordinator Nicole Miller
Director of Safety and Security Joey Doster
Director of Guest and Event Management Bobbie Pritchard
Marketing Manager Lindsey Hall
Director of Production Marty Langley
Production Event Coordinator Jonathan Partin
Vice President of Facilities and Operations Alan Wobbleton
Director of Operations Craig Stover
Assistant Director of Operations Melvin Terrell
Changeover Manager Michael Lincoln
Director of Facilities Sean Sollace
Facilities Systems Supervisor Anthony Hodges
Vice President of Ticket Operations Joe Sousa
Arena Box Office Manager Dana Masouras
Assistant Box Office Manager Timothy Roylance
Senior Hockey Ticket Operations Manager Chris Jovino
Director of Hockey Ticket Operations Jaime Hester
Ice Technician Jared Dupre

Community Relations / Fan Development

Assistant Director, Carolina Hurricanes Foundation Lindsay Robertson
Manager of Youth and Amateur Hockey Shane Willis
Girls & Women's Youth and Amateur Hockey Coordinator Alyssa Gagliardi
Mascot Coordinator Brittany Egan
Community Relations Coordinators Rachel Santucci
Jaclyn Ferraro

Corporate Sales

Vice President of Corporate Partnerships Jim Ballweg
Corporate Sales Executive Ryan Martin
Doug Dickman
Senior Manager of Corporate Partnership Services Morgan Weber
Media Advertising Coordinator Savannah Ford
Partnership Service & Activation Coordinator Drew Pescaro


Controller Justin Marcarelli
Accounts Payable Michael Arrington
Cash Manager & Accounts Receivable Patty Hilliard
Senior Accounting Specialist Temika Smith-Harris
Associate Director of Human Resources Keitha Stanley
Payroll Administrator Tim Alligood

Food and Beverage

Vice President of Food & Beverage Steve Gorham
Director of Concessions Jim O'Brien
Assistant Concessions Manager James Raynor
Concessions Administrative Coordinator Cindy Medlin
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 Nate Webb
Catering Manager Jessica Lane
Commissary Supervisor Matthew Kraft
Commissary Manager James McClees
Manager of Suites Food and Beverage Anthony Barbalace
Food and Beverage Finance Manager Shannon Hignite
Restaurant Manager Chuck Rose
Club Manager Brooke Crompton
Pastry Chef Chris Dell'Anno
Garde Chef Manager Antonio Cozart
Catering Admin Coordinator Olivia Wilder

Information Technology & Business Analytics

Vice President of IT and Business Analytics Glenn Johnson
Senior Director of IT Services Myatt Williams
Jr. Systems Administrator Sam Mussen
Business Intelligence Analyst Vincent Lorenz
Senior Business Strategy & Data Analyst Chris Paolini
Systems Administrator Brent Brooks

In-Game Personalities

Announcer Wade Minter
DJ Marcus Ward
Ice Hog Stormy


Vice President of Marketing & Brand Strategy Mike Forman
Senior Director of CanesVision & In-Game Marketing Chris Greenley
Senior Director of Marketing Dan LaTorraca
Manager of Creative Services Lauren Baxter
Senior Graphic Designer Ashley Mason
Digital Content Producer Zack Brame
Email Marketing Specialist Logan Wheless
Social Media Manager Matt Sutor
Social Media Strategist Mackenzie Friedman
Editorial Content Producer & Team Reporter Walt Ruff
Website Manager Kara Durrette
Entertainment Manager Hannah Taylor
Entertainment Coordinator Leah Bellio
Manager of Video Production Christine Williams
Video Producers Alec Cantanzarite
Greg Fallon
Graphics Producer, CanesVision Brandon Lopes
Broadcast & Emerging Media Engineering Manager Brendon Rusch
Team Photographer Gregg Forwerck


Director of Merchandise Bethany Davis
Senior Manager of Merchandise Amy Peterson
Merchandise Distribution Coordinator Megan Kane

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
Senior Director of Premium Services Jonathan Kramer
Premium Services Manager Allyson Buckmeier
Premium Services Coordinator Shea Harman
Senior Account Executive, Premium Sales Anthony Marino
Senior Client Service & Retention Representatives Greg Perna
Client Service & Retention Representatives PJ Morin
Caitlin O'Halloran
Alex Hank
Domenic Godshall
Stephen Pratt Erika Martin
Account Executives, Business Development Joe Kaspar
Emile Hartman
Andy Petersmark
Megan Hussey
Jason Beaudry
Adam Romano
Account Executives, Group Event & Suite Sales Paul Friedlander
Samantha Creech
Mack Stewart
Membership Sales & Service Coordinator Jensen Broadhurst