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He also spearheaded the overhaul of the team's logo and uniform, forging a new identity for the club to fit his vision. Under his watch, industry insiders have consistently identified the Stars as a team "on the rise" for both the business and hockey operations side of the organization. During the 2014-15 season, Gaglardi purchased the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League (AHL) and acquired the operating rights to H-E-B Center at Cedar Park in Cedar Park, Texas. The move reinforced his commitment to sustaining and growing the sport of hockey in the state of Texas and creating a seamless organizational process to develop and train NHL-caliber players, coaches and front office staff.

A passionate and knowledgeable leader who is deeply involved in all aspects of the family's business, Gaglardi began his career in the hospitality industry at age 13 as a busboy and has worked in virtually every area of his business since that time. He spent considerable time in construction, hotel and restaurant operations, real estate development and finance. At age 23, he was promoted to president of the Sandman Hotel Group, and at 26 he became president of Northland Properties Corporation, the Gaglardi family's umbrella company.

Under his direction, Northland has grown to be the largest family-owned hospitality company in Canada including a large portfolio of hotels with the Sandman Hotel Group and the Sutton Place Hotels & Resorts, several restaurant chains including Denny's Restaurants of Canada, Moxie's Grill & Bar, Chop Steakhouse & Bar and Shark Club Bar & Grill. In 2009, Gaglardi began expanding his brand of hospitality to the United Kingdom and more recently began operating in the United States, with the first Moxie's Grill & Bar opening in Dallas in November of 2016, and the first Sandman Hotel opening in Plano in February of 2019. The family also owns and operates a large real estate portfolio and the world renowned Revelstoke Mountain Resort. In addition to his role with the Stars, Gaglardi is a co-owner of the Kamloops Blazers Hockey Club of the Western Hockey League and serves as its governor.

An active member of the community, Gaglardi founded the Sandman Harvest Foundation, which has raised over $1 million for disadvantaged and medically challenged children living in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. He also serves as trustee for the PA and JM Gaglardi Senior Citizens Society, a non-profit society providing housing for seniors in Kamloops, B. C. and serves on the board of St. George's School in Vancouver. He founded the Josh Dyck Foundation to assist Josh with his recovery from an auto accident in October 2006, which left him paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair.

Gaglardi and his wife Brittney have three sons, Charlie, Bennett and Wilson, all of whom play competitive hockey. In addition to his own participation on his hockey team, Gaglardi enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family at their cottage on the shores of Kamloops Lake near Savona, B.C.

Alberts' career includes nearly two decades of professional sports experience selling tickets, suites, premium seating, and sponsorships. From 1996-2009, Alberts worked for the Dallas Stars and Texas Rangers in various sales management roles in tickets, suites and corporate sponsorships. From 2006-09, Alberts served as the Executive Vice President of the Hicks Sports Marketing Group, the in-house sponsorship sales group for the Stars, Texas Rangers, and Liverpool Football Club. In 2009, Alberts took over as the Vice President of Sponsorship and Sales at Legends/CSL, overseeing a number of events at numerous venues around the country, most notably the Circuit of The Americas, a Formula One racing track in Austin, Texas.

Since rejoining the team in 2011, Alberts has played an integral role in the resurgence of the Stars in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, helping lead the organization to tremendous growth in brand visibility, attendance and sponsorship sales. Alberts and his leadership team were instrumental in the sweeping rebrand of the team, retiring the numbers of Mike Modano and Jere Lehtinen and creating tremendous sponsorship value for the team and its partners.

Alberts received his bachelor's degree from Ripon College in 1992 where he was a four-year lettermen and co-captain of the basketball team, earning an induction into the Ripon College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002. He received a master's degree in sports administration from Northern Colorado in 1995. Alberts is an avid golfer and fitness enthusiast. He resides with his wife and their daughter, Grace, in Southlake, Texas.

Over the course of Lites' two prior stints with the Stars (1993-02; 2003-07), the team won seven division championships, two Western Conference championships, two Presidents' Trophies, and the 1999 Stanley Cup. He played an active role in the conception, design, construction and on-going business operations of American Airlines Center and Children's Health StarCenter ice facilities. Most recently, Lites played a significant role in hiring General Manager Jim Nill, purchasing the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League (AHL) and the operating lease of the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park in Cedar Park, Texas.

From 1999-02, Lites also served as president of MLB's Texas Rangers, becoming one of only four executives at the time to simultaneously manage the affairs of two major league franchises. He served three years on MLB's Executive Council and was President when the Rangers captured the 1999 American League West championship.

Prior to joining the Stars in 1993, Lites served 11 years as chief operating officer of the Detroit Red Wings, who during his stint, won three Norris Division championships and two Norris Division Playoff championships after having missed the playoffs in 10 of the 11 seasons before his hiring. During his tenure, the Red Wings were named by Financial World magazine as the most valuable franchise in the NHL in 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993. Lites was also instrumental in the defection of former Soviet stars Sergei Fedorov, Vyacheslav Kozlov and Vladimir Konstantinov, each of whom played important parts of the Red Wings' record-setting and Stanley Cup champion hockey clubs.

While with Detroit, Lites also served as chief operating officer of Olympia Arenas, Inc., one of the Midwest's largest facility management companies. He was also responsible for the redevelopment of Detroit's historic Fox Theatre, now the most successful entertainment venue of its type in the United States and the cornerstone of Detroit's growing northside sports, entertainment and gaming complexes.

From 2007 until being rehired by the Stars in 2011, Lites managed the New York Football Giants' Personal Seat License program at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. That program was one of the most successful of its type in history.

Born and raised in Pentwater, Mich., Lites received a bachelor of arts degree with highest honors from the University of Michigan in 1975 and graduated cum laude from Wayne State (Mich.) University Law School in 1978. He specialized in litigation and labor contract negotiations when he practiced law. Jim and his wife Kim reside in Frisco. They have four children, sons Chase, Sam, Chandler, and daughter, Brooke.

Dallas Stars Executive Offices

Dallas Stars Executives

Owner and Governor Tom Gaglardi
President and Chief Executive Officer Brad Alberts
Chairman James R. Lites
Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer Matt Bowman
Executive Vice President, Business Operations and General Counsel Alana Matthews
Chief Financial Officer Therese Baird
Senior Vice President, StarCenter Facilities Damon Boettcher
Special Assistant to the President Marty Turco
Executive Assistant to the President/CEO Brittany McMullen

Hockey Operations

General Manager Jim Nill
Assistant General Manager/Texas Stars General Manager Scott White
Assistant General Manager Mark Janko
Director of Hockey Strategy/Scouting and Development Steve Greeley
Director of Player Personnel Rich Peverley
European Director of Player Personnel

Rickard Oquist

Player Development Coordinator J.J. McQueen
Player Development Coordinator/ European Professional Scout Pär Johansson
Director, Team Services

Jason Rademan

Executive Assistant, Hockey Operations Lisa Clark
Head Coach Rick Bowness
Assistant Coaches

Derek Laxdal

Todd Nelson

John Stevens

Goaltending Coach Jeff Reese
Skills Coach Stan Tugolukov
Video Coach Kelly Forbes
Assistant Video Coach Matt Rodell
Head Coach, Texas Stars (AHL) Neil Graham
Assistant Coach, Texas Stars (AHL) Travis Morin
Assistant Coach, Texas Stars (AHL) Max Fortunus
Goaltender Development Coach, Texas Stars (AHL) Ryan Daniels
Director, Amateur Scouting Joe McDonnell
Director, European Scouting Kari Takko
Head Professional Scouts

Craig Bonner

Paul McIntosh

Hockey Analytics Coordinators/Professional Scouts

Alex LePore

Sam Lites

Amateur Scouts

Dennis Holland

Jiri Hrdina

Jimmy Johnston

David Kolb

Mark Leach

Buddy Powers

Evgueni Tsybouk

Shane Turner

Head Athletic Trainer Dave Zeis
Assistant Athletic Trainer Shay McGlynn
Head Equipment Manager Steve Sumner
Assistant Equipment Manager Dennis Soetaert
Equipment Assistants

Mike Prodgers

Trevor Heinzerling

Strength and Rehabilitation Coach Brad Jellis
Massage Therapist Daniel Garcia
Physical Therapist/Assistant Strength Coach Nick Andreas, PhD

Medical Staff

Medical Director, Orthopedic Surgery William J. Robertson, MD
Head Team Physician Robert J. Dimeff, MD
Plastic Surgery Jeffrey M. Kenkel, MD
Dentist Wayne Scott, DDS
Emergency Medicine

Alexander Eastman, MD

Jeffery C. Metzger, MD

Michael Cripps, MD

Neuropsychology Munro Cullum, PhD
Assistant Team Physicians

Jesse Even, MD

Shane Miller, MD

Rathna Nuti, MD


R. Wayne Bowman, MD

Charles Shidlofsky, MD

Chiropractor Mary Collings, DC
Cardiologist Marc Krock, MD

Alumni Association

Director, Alumni Association Bob Bassen

Communications and Broadcasting

Vice President, Communications and Broadcasting Tom Holy
Corporate Communications Manager Joe Calvillo
Media Relations Manager Ben Fromstein
Team Photographers

Glenn James

Tim Heitman

Brandon Colston

TV/Radio Play-By-Play Announcer Josh Bogorad
TV/Radio Color Analyst

Daryl Reaugh

TV Host

Lauren Callender

TV Analysts

Brien Rea, Brent Severyn

Rinkside Reporter

Michelle McMahon

Radio Host

Owen Newkirk

Radio Analyst

Bruce LeVine

Television Producers

Mike Dressman

Jon Norton

Television Director

Mark Vittorio

Associate Producer

John Sponsler

Graphics Coordinator

Josh Clark

Corporate Operations

Director, Facilities

Jack Cooper

Operations Manager

Brian Joyce

Operations Coordinator

Allyson Gilbert

Facility Maintenance

Ben Jessen

Garrett Stille

Operations Technicians

Jeff Brekke

Luke Scally

Mechanical Services Manager

Andy DeShon

Mechanical Services Lead

Dave Zakin

Vice President, Technology

Matthew Keller

Manager, IT Operations Jonathan Geremia
Manager, Technical Services Danny Gibble
Manager, IT Support Corbin Lewis
IT Technicians

Cameron Stoltz

Cristian Rivera

Corporate Partnerships

Vice President, Corporate Partnerships Guy Tomcheck
Director, Corporate Partnerships

Andrew Durbin

Director, Activation Colette Rushing
Managers, Corporate Partnerships

Alexa Charpentier

Jon Pyle

Account Executive, Corporate Partnerships

Kendall Washington

Activation Coordinators

Trisha Porzycki

Matthew Singelyn

Ari Tedesco

Dallas Stars Foundation

President, Foundation Marty Turco
Director, Foundation Chelsea Livingston
Coordinator, Programs Jill Lewis
Coordinator, Foundation Avery Toliver

Legal and Human Resources

Associate General Counsel Taylor White
Vice President, Human Resources Lindsay Dowdy
Director, Human Resources Megan Lippe
Organizational Design Manager Jessica Nemergut
HR Generalist Brooke Theemling
Payroll Administrator Christian Hardin
Receptionist Samantha McCann

Finance and Administration


Thomas Boggs

Treasury Associate Denise Richardson
Accounts Payable Clerks

Nikki Bradford-McKinney

Felicia Parker

Accounting Supervisor

Ashlyn Ray

Tax Senior

Brice Faison

Accounting Supervisor - StarCenters

Adam Moran

Financial Analyst

Ashlee Gaston

Staff Accountants

Josh Eggers

Amara Fuscardo

Dani LaDriere

Marketing and Brand Development

Senior Vice President, Marketing Dan Stuchal
Director, Marketing Jeff Odom
Director, Community Outreach Alvaro Silva Montoya
Manager, Marketing Kendall Cogen
Manager, Digital Kyle Shohara
Manager, Social Media Courtney Kramer
Senior Staff Writer, Mike Heika
Coordinator, Marketing - Children's Health StarCenters Jordan Jones
Coordinator, Marketing - Comerica Centers Falyn Reaugh
Director, Creative Jeffrey Neal
Manager, Production

Jordan Foreman

Associate Producer Brendan Bauer
Video Producer

Aaron Gonzales

Senior Graphic Designer Tiffany Johansen
Graphic Designer

Brian Delumpa

Senior Director, Entertainment and Events Kevin Harp
Manager, Game Presentation Jonathan Maniet
In-Arena Director Terri McCormack
Public Address Announcer Jeff Kovarsky
Anthem Singer / In-Game Host Celena Rae
Music Director Jonathon Shipman
Director, Ice Girls Robbyn Dougherty
Senior Manager, Event Operations Mark Johnston
Manager, Promotions Eric Wilder
Coordinator, Mascot Nathan Sidey
Director, Merchandise Kristopher Smith
Coordinator, Merchandise Alicia Sidey

Sales, Business Intelligence & Ticket Operations

Vice President, Ticket Sales & Service Daniel Venegas
Senior Director, Ticket Sales & Service Macgregor Perkins
Manager, Ticket Sales Lance Kay
Account Executives, New Business Development

Cooper Chimbal

Erick Gonzalez

Lydia Ritter

Nate Hoag

Jacob Martinez

Business Development

Chase Smith

Inside Sales Representatives

Cooper Jones

Kenzie Malasek

Isaac Rosenthal

Account Executives, Frisco Fighters

Matthew England

Ryan Parra

Manager, Group Sales

Todd Streets

Manager, Client Relations Mika Grant
Account Executives, Client Relations

Lauren Ball

Justice Buford

Chris Cesario

Emily Honeycutt

Matt Mulvanny

Sabrina Ortiz

Michael Weller

Suite Coordinator Robbyn Dougherty
Director, Business Intelligence Benjamin Yoder
Business Intelligence Analyst Jed Buchholz
CRM Analyst Ryan Howard
Director, Ticket Operations

Ricky Hernandez

Manager, Ticket Operations Jeff Gogerty
Senior Coordinator, Ticket Operations

Joe Denny

Coordinator, Ticket Operations Dana McCoy

Children's Health StarCenters

Vice President, Amateur Sports & Partnership Development Lucas Reid
Director of Hockey Development Dwight Mullins
Tournament Series Director Brad Buckland
Manager, Business Operations John Naylor
General Manager, Frisco Keith Andresen
Senior General Manager, Plano Dan Morris
General Manager, McKinney Todd Cochran
General Manager, Richardson Kenny Carroll
General Manager, Farmers Branch Andy Gibson
General Manager, Mansfield Bryan Lee
General Manager, Euless Jerid Nemergut

Comerica Center

General Manager, Comerica Center Michael Landin
Manager, Box Office Jeff Gogerty
Manager, Event Services

Bucky Deichert

Coordinator, Event Services Chayse Bauer

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