HSE Staff Directory

333 East Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: 704.688.8600
Ticket Information: 704.HORNETS

Chairman - Michael Jordan
Executive Assistant to the Chairman - Tina Parker
Vice Chairman and Alternate Governor - Curtis J. Polk
Office of the Chairman - Estee Portnoy
President, Chief Operating Officer and Alternate Governor - Fred Whitfield
Executive Vice President and General Manager - Rich Cho
Executive Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer  - Pete Guelli
Executive Vice President of Operations - James Jordan

Basketball Operations
Assistant General Manager - Chad Buchanan
Head Coach - Steve Clifford
Associate Head Coach - Patrick Ewing
Assistant Coach - Stephen Silas
Assistant Coach - Pat Delany
Assistant Coach - Bob Weiss
Assistant Coach - Steve Hetzel
Assistant Coach - Bruce Kreutzer
Senior Advisor of Basketball Operations - Buzz Peterson
Director of Basketball Affairs - David Duquette
Director of Basketball Operations - Kathryn Karakus
Director of Player Personnel - Larry Jordan
Director of Player Programs - Chris Whitney
Director of Global Scouting - Adam Filippi
Director of Pro Scouting - Todd Quinter
Director of College Scouting - TJ Zanin
Director of Advance Scouting - Drew Perry
Scout - Mike Born
Scout - Dickey Simpkins 
Head Athletic Trainer - Steve Stricker
Assistant Athletic Trainer - Dennis Williams
Strength & Conditioning Coach - Matt Friia
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach - Jason Meiring
Head Equipment Manager - Jason Rivera
Assistant Equipment Manager - James McCullough
Video Scout - Rick Higgins
Video Scout - Mark Jenkins
Coaching Associate, Analytics - Ben Woldenberg
Team Physician - Dr. Marcus Cook
Team Physician - Dr. Joe Garcia
Team Dentist - Dr. Larry Seitlin
Manager of Team Services - Raymond Rios
Coordinator of Basketball Operations - Jasmine Jordan
Quantitative Analyst/Systems Developer - David Kaplan
Quantitative Analyst/Systems Developer - Alexander Lee
Basketball Operations Assistant - Matt McKay

Communications
Vice President of Communications - Mike Cristaldi
Director of Communications - Josh Rosen
Senior Manager of Basketball Communications - Brian Travis
Coordinator of Communications - Danny Franks

Corporate Partnerships
Senior Vice President of Corporate Partnerships & Creative Services - Josh Kramer
Vice President of Corporate Partnerships - Kyle Caddell
Director of Corporate Partnership Activation - Chris Ziegler
Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships - Dan Fitzsimmons
Senior Manager of Corporate Partnership Activation - Lindsay Owanesian
Manager of Corporate Partnerships - Seth Firquin
Account Manager, Corporate Partnership Activation - Megan Morketter
Account Manager, Corporate Partnership Activation - Kristen Ridener
Account Manager, Corporate Partnership Activation - Kevin Simon

Corporate Social Responsibility
Executive Director of Charlotte Hornets Foundation
and Corporate Social Responsibility - Bernie Washington
Manager of Literacy Programs - Dave Stogdill
Coordinator of Charlotte Hornets Foundation - Alexandria Howard
Coordinator of Community and Player Programs - Tiara Brown
Coordinator of Corporate Social Responsibility - Brett Anthon

Executive Administration
Senior Director of Administration - Elizabeth Clagon
Senior Manager of Special Projects - Kate Hussmann
Manager of Sales and Marketing Operations - Tina Courtney
Coordinator of Operations - Eliza Harrigan

Finance
Vice President of Finance - Travis Ferguson
Controller - Jim Dunlevy
Accounting Manager - Kyra Nance
Staff Accountant - Nadia Thomas
Senior Financial Analyst - Graham Pitt
Accounts Payable Specialist - Adriene Holmes

Human Resources
Vice President of Human Resources - Rhonda Curry
Director of Payroll - Poppy Graham
Coordinator of Human Resources - Brad Currie
Coordinator of Human Resources - Stephanie Wruble

Information Technology
Vice President of IT - Ronnie Bryant
IT Administrator - Arthur Dandridge
IT Administrator - Kon Cabrera

Legal Affairs
Vice President and General Counsel - Joe Pierce
Director of Legal Affairs - Allison Purmort

Marketing
Senior Vice President of Marketing, Entertainment and Interactive Media - Seth Bennett
Senior Director of Marketing - Liz Ralon Rackoff
Director of Creative - Josh Whiteside
Director of Event Presentation - Jason Simon
Director of Interactive Media - Matt Rochinski
Director of Retail Operations - Dave Cromar
Director of Technical Operations - Kelly Heddleson
Senior Manager of Retail Operations - Lewis Hagerman
Senior Manager of Social Media - Eryn Gradwell
Manager of Digital Marketing - Aubrey Resech
Manager of Event Presentation - Emily Ladd
Manager of Interactive Development - Quinton Wash
Manager of Marketing - Ron Chase
Manager of Retail Warehouse - Kevin Bayus
Project Manager, Marketing - Ally Oelerich
Coordinator of Broadcasting - Steve Martin
Coordinator of Interactive Media - Jace Darling
Coordinator of Market Development - Zach Houston
Coordinator of Marketing - Gabrielle Hunter
Coordinator of Special Appearances - Aidan Charlery
Coordinator of Youth Camps - Chad Hunt
Senior Graphic Designer and Animator - Kathy Schmid
Graphic Designer - Aaron Dewey
Graphic Designer - Ashley Mulready
Associate Producer - Kyle Kebert
Associate Producer - James Ziegelbauer
Marketing Assistant - Ed Ibarguen
Production Assistant - Alexis Jordan
Community Ambassador - Matt Carroll

Ticket Operations
Vice President of Ticket Operations - Andrew Shure
Senior Director of Arena Ticketing - Mike Tanda
Senior Manager of Ticket Operations - Brienne Cole
Coordinator of Ticket Operations - Libby Rowe
Coordinator of Ticket Operations - Alec Shettle

Ticket Sales and Service
Vice President of Client Development and Group Ticket Sales - Jacob Gallagher
Vice President of Ticket Sales - Marc Jackson
Senior Director of Business Intelligence - Chris Zeppenfeld
Director of Membership Services - Cedric Roberts
Director of Premium Sales - Drew Praster
Senior Manager of Business Intelligence - Trevor Corbin
Manager of Database Marketing and Analytics - Sarah Koontz
Manager of Inside Sales - Evans Adonis
Manager of Luxury Services - Alan Wheeling
Manager of Suite Sales - Tony Econ
Manager of Suite Sales - Jeff Kauzlarich
Business Analyst - Tyler Franz
Account Executive, Group Sales - Bria Bell
Account Executive, Group Sales - Kevin Cobb
Account Executive, Group Sales - Jordan Grimes
Account Executive, Group Sales - Brian Imhoff
Account Executive, Group Sales - David Johnson
Account Executive, Group Sales - Megan Robinson
Account Executive, Membership Sales - Ade Ayodele
Account Executive, Membership Sales - Andrew Despotes
Account Executive, Membership Sales - Ben Ertl
Account Executive, Membership Sales - Nick Hodges
Account Executive, Membership Sales - Molly Kirkpatrick
Account Executive, Membership Sales - Kevin Kron
Account Executive, Membership Sales - Tyler Mallams
Account Executive, Membership Sales - David Mason
Senior Account Executive, Premium Sales - Colin Riley
Account Executive, Premium Sales - Alexandria Anneheim
Account Executive, Premium Sales - Will Bardaglio
Account Executive, Premium Sales - Zach Kaytes
Account Manager, Luxury Services - Jenny Fannin
Account Manager, Premium Membership Services - Derrick Crump
Account Manager, Premium Membership Services - Courtney Toney
Senior Account Manager, Membership Services -Wade Davenport
Account Manager, Membership Services - Bryce Baldelli
Account Manager, Membership Services -Courntey Ciesielski
Account Manager, Membership Services -Jake Flynn
Account Manager, Membership Services -Lyndsey Hutchens
Account Manager, Membership Services -Tony Knox Jr.
Inside Sales Consultant - Taylen Douglas
Inside Sales Consultant – Ricardo Duaney
Inside Sales Consultant - Ryan Ferguson
Inside Sales Consultant - Rachel Shelley
Inside Sales Consultant – Alex Simpson
Inside Sales Consultant – Zack Sorrels
Inside Sales Consultant – Samantha South
Inside Sales Consultant – Grant Taylor
Inside Sales Consultant – Catherine Trapp

Time Warner Cable Arena
Senior Vice President of Arena and Event Operations/General Manager - Donna Julian
Vice President of Guest Services and Event Staffing - Marlene Hendricks
Senior Director of Arena and Event Operations - Trista Langdon
Director of Arena Booking - Kate Dordick
Director of Security and Public Safety - Anthony Datcher
Senior Manager of Arena Events and Operations - Dan Bain
Senior Manager of Arena Marketing - Valentina Barton
Manager of Arena and Event Operations - Alex Mackenzie
Manager of Arena and Event Operations - Daniel Zeregaber
Manager of Arena and Event Security - Joe Reinhardt
Manager of Arena Marketing - Ereka Brim
Manager of Guest Services – Leonty E. McCarthy
Coordinator of Arena and Event Operations - Carly Minarick
Coordinator of Guest Services – Taylor Ransom
Executive Offices Representative - Ashley Mendez
Public Safety Officer - Charles Cobb
Mailroom - Eddie Belk
Mailroom - Bryan Williams

Greensboro Swarm
President - Steve Swetoha
Head Coach - Noel Gillespie
Director of Basketball Operations - Cam Twiss
Director of Corporate Partnerships - Michele Wolfert
Director of Ticket Sales - Tony Furr Jr.
Manager of Communications & Social Responsibility - Katerina Kienle
Manager of Marketing & Event Presentation - Jolie Helton
Coordinator of Business Operations - Derek Cook
Account Executive - Jamaal Brown
Account Executive - Brandon Rothfuss