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The Florida Panthers front office can be reached at info@thebbtcenter.com. 
For PR Inquiries please contact Copertinoj@floridapanthers.com


Owner, Chairman & Governor: Vincent J. Viola


Vice Chairman, Partner & Alternate Governor: Douglas A. Cifu

Executive Chairman: Peter Luukko

President, CEO & Alternate Governor: Rory A. Babich

Executive VP & GM, Hockey & Business Ops & Alternate Governor:

Dale Tallon

Special Advisor to the GM/Alternate Governor: William Torrey

Executive Vice President: Matthew Caldwell

Executive Vice President, Ticket Sales: Jim Willits

Vice President, Broadcasting and Panthers Alumni: Randy Moller

Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer: Eric Kussin

Vice President, Event Programming: Kevin Grove

Vice President/GM of Panthers IceDen: Jeff Campol

Vice President, Hockey Operations: Travis Viola

Vice President, Information Technology: John Spade

Vice President, Marketing: Elizabeth Jenkins

General Counsel: Ed Wildermuth

Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs: Steve Werier

Hockey Operations

Assistant to the General Manager: Eric Joyce

Director of Hockey Operations: Mike Dixon

Director of Player Development: Brian Skrudland

Manager of Player Development: Bryan McCabe

Director of Hockey Analytics: Brian Macdonald

Team Services Manager: Jerome Burke

Travel Coordinator: Stiles Burr

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Gerard Gallant

Assistant Coach: Mike Kelly

Assistant Coach: John Madden

Assistant Coach: Mark Morris

Goaltending Coach: Robb Tallas

Strength and Conditioning: Tommy Powers

Skating and Skills Coach: Paul Vincent

Video Coordinator: Tommy Cruz

Scouting Staff

Director of Scouting: Scott Luce

Head Amateur Scout: Erin Ginnell

Assistant Head Amateur Scout: Jason Bukala

Amateur Scout: Fred Bandel

Amateur Scout: Craig Demetrick

Amateur Scout: Paul Gallagher

Professional Scout: Jim McKenzie

Professional Scout: Peter Mahovlich

Professional Scout: Al Tuer

European Scout: Jari Kekalainen

European Scout: Kent Nilsson

Training & Equipment Staff

Head Athletic Trainer: David Zenobi

Assistant Athletic Trainer: Tommy Alva

Massage Therapist: Mike Smith

Head Equipment Manager: Chris Scoppetto

Equipment Manager: Chris Moody

Assistant Equipment Manager: Brian Godin


Director, Communications: Justin Copertino

Coordinator, Communications & Digital Media: Adelyn Biedenbach

Coordinator, Communications & Digital Media: Amanda Cifu

Communications Associate: Mike Lewis

Game Presentation

Sr. Director, Game Presentation: Pete Soto

Sr. Manager, Presentation & Production: Jason Cothern

Graphics Producer: Brandon Campbell

Video Producer: Dave Courtney

Video Producer: Steve Smith

Coordinator, Mascot & Game Operations: Ralph Estevez

In-Game Emcee: Bill Murphy


Senior Marketing Manager: Brea Thomas

Grassroots Marketing & Youth Hockey Manager: John Colombo

Marketing Coordinator: Richard Meharey 

Graphic Designer: Christine Novotny

Corporate Partnerships and Brand Activation

Vice President, Corporate Partnerships: Greg Rieber 

Director, Partnership Marketing: Jeremy Burson

Brand Activation Specialist: Katie Mendicino

Brand Activation Specialist, Legal Counsel: Samuel Sortisio

Brand Activation Specialist: Louis Dalton

Box Office

Director, Ticket Operations: Marcus Kroulik

Assistant Manager, Ticket Operations: Nick Sipala

Assistant Manager, Ticket Operations: Amanda Martie

Sales & Service

Director, Client Experience: Nicole Meloff

Premium Client Experience Specialist: Melissa Hady

Premium Client Experience Specialist: Megan Giuliani

Client Experience Specialist: Rebecca Roy

Account Director, Premium Sales: Steve Hanson

Account Director, Premium Sales: Greg Lynch

Account Executive, Group Sales: Delwin Liranzo

Account Executive, Group Sales: Michael Bueker

Finance & Business Support (IT, Payroll, HR)

Associate Counsel: Robert Karpeles

Manager, Human Resources & Payroll: Peggy Ziady

Recruiter & HR Generalist: Vicky Chez

Payroll Administrator: Ana Gomez

System Administrator: Christopher Iturrioz

Technical Support Specialist: Justin Gilbert

Senior A/V Technician: Tony Depasquale

Director, Accounting/Controller: Amy Perry

Senior Staff Accountant: Ian Wilson

Accounting Manager: Michele Schoppmann

Staff Accountant: Natasha Schuman

Radio/TV Broadcasters

Television Play-By-Play: Steve Goldstein

Television Color Analyst: Denis Potvin

Television Analyst: Bill Lindsay

Panthers Host: Drew Goldfarb

Radio Play-By-Play: Randy Moller

BB&T Center

Operations Manager: Brian Gilner

Ice Technician Manager: Graham Caplinger

Conversion Crew Supervisor: Shannon Lesovoy

Day Crew Supervisor: Marcus Hererra

Engineer: Sean Bailey

General Labor: Rene Companioni

Sr. Electrician: Paul Gutillo

Sr. Manager Facility Services: Adam Fullerton

Manager, Housekeeping: Donald Crapp

Facility Office Manager: Nayibi Naranjo

Grounds Technician: Chris Williams

Director, Event & Guest Services: Tom Embrey

Manager, Event Services: Mike Blanton

Manager, Guest Services: John Adams

Manager, Operations & Special Projects Manager: Patty Flaherty

Panthers IceDen (Practice Facility)

Assistant General Manager: Jennifer Simmons

Manager, Hockey Administration: John Peach

Manager, Arena Operations: Tim Disharon

Manager, Recreational Hockey: Jim Haverstrom

Accounting Manager: Linda Kosoy

Sr. Retail Manager: Tim Burt

Director, Skating Development: Nancy Mariani

Office Manager: Ashley Mayer

Kitchen Manager: Stella Georgakopolis

Facility Crew: Ferdinand Brickleff

Facility Crew: Robes Moise

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