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Lightning, Times Forum Announce New Hires & Staff Promotions

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

As the Tampa Bay Lightning prepares to start the 2013-14 home regular season schedule this evening at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the organization is pleased to announce several new hires and staff promotions. Under the ownership of Jeff Vinik, now beginning his fourth season as Chairman and Governor of the franchise, the Lightning have worked hard to make an impact in the Tampa Bay community on and off the ice.

“As we prepare to begin another great season at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, we are pleased to recognize our new employees and some others that have earned promotions within the past few months, said chief operating officer Steve Griggs. “We look forward to a terrific 2013-14 campaign from a business, hockey and community standpoint.”

New Hires:

  • Patrick Abts Database Marketing Coordinator
  • Jenna DeBruler Creative Services Coordinator
  • Michelle Gingras Hockey Reporter
  • Alayn Hornick Event Coordinator
  • Charlea Jackson Human Resources Generalist
  • Caity Kauffman Social Media Marketing Manager
  • Kyla Laga Account Representative
  • Angela Parone Senior Event Marketing Coordinator
  • Scott Peterson Staff Accountant
  • Jason Pippi Director of Production Operations
  • Matthew Samost Business Analyst
  • Caitlyn Schultz Human Resources Assistant
  • Kimberly Seeley Event Manager
  • Scott Wilson Event Operations Coordinator
  • Missy Zielinski Beat Writer/

Staff Promotions

  • Erin Allison Marketing Manager
  • Amy Bigelow Partnership Activation Manager
  • Brian Breseman Director of Public Relations
  • Kelsey Carlson Director of Marketing
  • Tim Ennis Accounting Manager
  • Heidi Hamlin Lightning Foundation Manager
  • Bree Maddocks Senior Partnership Activation Manager
  • Nicole Parente Human Resources Manager
  • Jennifer Renspie Event Marketing Manager
  • Kelli Yeloushan Entertainment Manager
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