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Curt Styres - Owner/GM

John Catalano - President & CEO

Tracy Johnson - Vice President, Team Operations

Tammie MacDonald - Business Operations Manager

Email - Tammie.MacDonald@halifaxthunderbirds.com

Isabelle Falconer - Marketing & Partnerships Coordinator

Email: isabelle.falconer@halifaxthunderbirds.com

Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia

University/degree: Saint Marys University, Bachelor of Commerce major in Marketing & Human Resources Management certifcate 

What you love most about working for the Thunderbirds: Working in the sports industry.

First job/your age: Swimming Instructor at 15 

Proudest professional accomplishment: Graduating from Saint Marys 

Favourite charities/charitable causes: Ronald McDonald House

Sports played growing up: Ringette and Volleyball

Favourite music artists: JP Saxe and Brett Eldredge 

Favourite movie: The Last Song

Favourite recreational activities/hobbies: Going for walks and reading 

What or who are you a closet fan of: Reality TV

If you could have any super power what would you choose? Mind reading 

Who was your role model/who motivated you: My parents and sisters

 

Zach Howe - Ticket Sales Manager

Email - Zach.Howe@halifaxthunderbirds.com

HometownNorth Vancouver, BC

University/degree: University of Dubuque/Master of Business Administration

Sports idol(s) as a youth: Mike Modano

What you love most about working for the Thunderbirds: Helping grow the sport of lacrosse.

As a child, you dreamed of becoming: Professional Athlete

First job/your age: Hockey Ref/12

Favourite Quote: ”If you aint first, you’re last”

Proudest professional accomplishment: Helping sell out BC Place

Favourite charities/charitable causes: Special Olympics

Sports played growing up: Lacrosse, Hockey, Football, Swimming

Favourite music artists: Milky Chance

Favourite movie: Cool Runnings

Favourite sports teams: Vancouver Canucks, Vancouver Whitecaps

Favourite recreational activities/hobbies: Biking and Hiking

If you could have any super power what would you choose? Flight

Favourite vacation spot: Germany

Who was your role model/who motivated you: My Grandpa

Celebrity look alike? Michael Cera

Marco Scattolon - Account Executive

 

Email: marco.scattolon@halifaxthunderbirds.com

Hometown: Perth, Ontario

University/degree: Brock University: Bachelor of Sport Management

Sports idol(s) as a youth: Mike Fisher, Alex Ovechkin

What you love most about working for the Thunderbirds: Bringing a professional sporting atmosphere to city of Halifax

As a child, you dreamed of becoming: A lawyer 

First job/your age: Working for the radio station in my hometown. 15 years old.

Favourite Quote: ”In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity”

Proudest professional accomplishment: Graduating from Brock University with First-Class Standing and having 2+ years of sport experience

Favourite charities/charitable causes: CHEO hospital in Ottawa, Bell Let’s Talk, Movember

Sports played growing up: Hockey, Running

Favourite music artists: Kygo, John Mayer, Jon Pardi

Favourite movie: The Wolf of Wall Street 

Favourite book or author: Undrafted, Nick Kypreos

Favourite sports teams: Ottawa Senators

Favourite recreational activities/hobbies: Going to the gym, Running, Hiking

What or who are you a closet fan of: Ross from Friends

If you could have any superpower what would you choose? To fly

Favourite vacation spot: Malignant Cove, NS

Who was your role model/who motivated you: My parents

Celebrity look alike? My twin who likes to think he’s a celebrity 

Brett Barron - Account Executive

Email: brett.barron@halifaxthunderbirds.com

Hometown: Ingonish, Nova Scotia

University/degree: University of New Brunswick: MBA in Sport and Recreation Management. Cape Breton University: Bachelor of Business Administration

Sports idol(s) as a youth: Saku Koivu, Tom Brady

What you love most about working for the Thunderbirds: The fun and welcoming enviroment of the team

As a child, you dreamed of becoming: A sports commentator

First job/your age: Cashier at 16 years old

Favourite Quote: "Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right" Henry Ford

Proudest professional accomplishment: Graduating from UNB with a 4.0 GPA

Favourite charities/charitable causes: Make-A-Wish Foundation

Sports played growing up: Baseball, Hockey, and Basketball

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Favourite sports teams: Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Raptors, New England Patriots

Favourite recreational activities/hobbies: Participating in sports, playing video games, hiking

What or who are you a closet fan of: 

If you could have any super power what would you choose? : Super Speed

Favourite vacation spot: Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Who was your role model/who motivated you: My family