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The Charlotte Checkers are an American Hockey League (AHL) team based in Charlotte, N.C., and playing at Bojangles' Coliseum (originally Charlotte Coliseum, then Independence Arena and then Cricket Arena; opened 1955; hockey capacity: 8,600).

The Checkers are the AHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes and are owned by Charlotte businessman Michael Kahn and his MAK Hockey, LLC. Kahn also owns Kahn Ventures, one of the country's largest beer . . .

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Ownership / Management

CEO
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Dr. Michael Kahn

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Key Decision Makers
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COO & Alt. AHL Governor

Tera Black

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SVP, Ticket Sales

Shawn Lynch

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SVP, Hockey Operations

Derek Wilkinson

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VP, Marketing & Communications

Paul Branecky

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VP, Corporate Partnerships

Mary Grams

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Personnel

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Sr. Director, Sales & Analytics

Jonathan Forsberg

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Sr. Director, Corporate Partnerships

Buzz Wilkie

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Director, Finance & Controller

Jamie Black

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Director, Corporate & Community Programs

Kate Gatterdam

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Director, Creative Services

Zac Harvey

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Director, Communications

Nicholas Niedzielski

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Director, Group Sales

Jeremy Recoon

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Director, Broadcasting / Voice of the Checkers

Jason Shaya

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Manager, Corporate Partnership Accounts

Ian Ebert

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Manager, Video Production

Ethan Holmes

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Coordinator, Fan Service & Retention

Jack Doran

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Coordinator, Merchandise

Shannon Kuenzel

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Coordinator, Fan Service & Retention

Courtney Martin

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Specialist, Group Sales

Katelin Glass

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Specialist, Group Sales

David McAdams

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Specialist, Partnership & Game Operations

Meaghan Moriarty

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Consultant, Inside Sales

Laura Millard

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Photographer

Gregg Forwerck

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Current Work Relationships

Teams
League | NGB | Assoc
Non-Profits

Checkers Charitable Foundation