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STAFF DIRECTORY

BUFFALO SABRES STAFF

EXECUTIVE
Owner/CEO Terry Pegula
President/Alternate Governor Russ Brandon
VP of Administration/General Manager of HARBORCENTER Michael Gilbert
Team Concierge/Executive Assistant Nadine Leone
Executive Assistant Toni Addeo
HOCKEY DEPARTMENT
General Manager Tim Murray
Assistant General Manager Mark Jakubowski
Director of Scouting Rob Murphy
Director of Amateur Scouting Greg Royce
Assistant Director of Scouting Jerry Forton
Director of Amateur Scouting Anders Forsberg
Director of Player Personnel Kevin Devine
Pro Scouting Coordinator Graham Beamish
Pro Scout Jon Christiano
Pro Scout John Van Boxmeer
Pro Scout Jim Kovachik
Head Amateur Scout Jeff Crisp
Amateur Scouting Coordinator Austin Dunne
Amateur Scout Jan Axel-Alavaara
Amateur Scout Keith Hendrickson
Amateur Scout Brandon Jay
Amateur Scout Yuri Khmylev
Amateur Scout Seamus Kotyk
Amateur Scout Paul Merritt
Amateur Scout Teemu Numminen
Amateur Scout Norm Poisson
Amateur Scout Kevin Prendergast
Amateur Scout Mike Rooney
Amateur Scout Eric Weissman
Coordinator of Analytic-Related Hockey Evaluation Jason Nightingale
Head of Hockey Department IT Kyle Kiebzak
Manager of Travel & Immigration Michael Bermingham
Coordinator of Hockey Administration Brett Ruff
Coordinator of Hockey Relations Jessica Kindron
COACHING STAFF
Head Coach Dan Bylsma
Assistant Coach Terry Murray
Assistant Coach Bob Woods
Assistant Coach Tom Ward
Goaltending Coach Andrew Allen
Video Coach Adam Nightingale
EQUIPMENT STAFF
Equipment Manager Dave Williams
Equipment Manager Rip Simonick
Assistant Equipment Manager George Babcock
Equipment Assistant Keith Hayes
PLAYER DEVELOPMENT
Director of Player Development Jason Long
Player Development Coach Krys Barch
Player Development Coach Randy Cunneyworth
Player Development Coach Adam Mair
PERFORMANCE DEPARTMENT
Medical Director Les Bisson, M.D.
Strength & Conditioning Coach Ed Gannon, Ph.D.
Strength & Conditioning Coach J.T. Allaire
Head Athletic Trainer Rich Stinziano
Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist Michael Adesso
Massage Therapist Chuck Garlow
Acute Injury Management & Therapy Joe Collins
Injury Prevention Sam Rosengarten
Rehab & Development Dennis Miller
Human Science Katy Tran Turner
Dietitian & Sports Nutritionist Ashley Charlebois
Applied Sports Scientist JoAnne Clubb
Applied Sports Scientist Dean Higham
MEDICAL STAFF
Head Team Physician Marc Fineberg, M.D.
Team Physician William Hartrich, M.D.
Team Dentist David Croglio, D.D.S.
LEGAL, FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
VP of Legal Affairs David S. Zygaj
Paralegal Kim Szymanoski
Corporate Controller Kristin Zirnheld
Accounting Manager Lynn Slanovich
Accounting Manager Eric McGuire
Accounting Manager - Special Projects Christine Ivansitz
Payroll Manager Birgid Haensel
Payroll Specialist Bianca Rodriguez
Accounts Payable Coordinator Kim Binkley
Senior Accountant Marilyn McCabe
Senior Accountant Gabrielle WIlson
Staff Accountant Maggie Stewart
Accounting Clerk John Kolkowski
HUMAN RESOURCES
VP of Human Resources Christie Joseph
Human Resources Generalist Holly Weiskerger
Human Resources Generalist Erin Fierle
Senior Human Resources Coordinator Terri O'Brien
Human Resources Project Coordinator Gina Ferrentino
Human Resources Assistant Amanda Westfall
BROADCAST
VP of Broadcasting Chrisanne Bellas
TV Producer Joe Pinter
TV Director Eric Grossman
Production Manager Jason Wiese
Broadcast Engineer Ray Riel
Play-By-Play Announcer Rick Jeanneret
Color Commentator Rob Ray
Play-By-Play Announcer/Reporter Dan Dunleavy
Studio Host Brian Duff
Studio Analyst Brad May
BROADCAST
Director of Game Presentation Kelsey Schneider
Game Presentation Coordinator Kelsey Landers
Videoboard Director/Editor Jeff Hill
Broadcast Engineer Ray Riel
In-Game Host Lauren Hall
MERCHANDISE
Director of Merchandise Mike Kaminska
Merchandise Manager - Inventory Control Glenn Barker
Merchandise Manager - Event Sales Jeff Smith
Store Manager Theresa Cerabone
Assistant Store Manager Dashawn Richardson
Assistant Store Manager Jonathon Calarco
MEDIA & COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Director of Media Relations Chris Bandura
Manager of Media Relations Ian Ott
Coordinator of Media Relations Chris Dierken
Director of Community Relations/President of Sabres Foundation Rich Jureller
Manager of Community Relations Teresa Belbas
Coordinator of Community Relations Nick Fearby
Youth Hockey Manager Ed Grudzinski
Team Photographer Bill Wippert
Director of Alumni Relations Larry Playfair
President of Alumni Association Rob Ray
Mascot Sabretooth
MARKETING
Database Marketing Manager Tom Matheny
Marketing Manager Cara Foligno
Content Marketing Manager Chris Ryndak
Content Marketing Coordinator Jourdon LaBarber
TICKET OPERATIONS
VP of Tickets and Service John Sinclair
Director of Ticket Operations Marty Maloney
Box Office Manager Paul Barker
Box Office Coordinator Gretchen Knott
Ticket Administrator Melissa Rugg
Ticket Sales Representative Casey Jenkins
Ticket Sales Representative Greg Metzen
Sr. Account Services Representative Roxanne Anderson
Account Services Representative Melissa Eagen
Account Services Representative Andrew Maloney
Account Services Representative Dan Ristine
Account Services Representative Nathan Shively
Receptionist Saralynn Ruhland
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
VP of Information Technology Dan Evans
Director of Information Technology Todd Henzler
Advanced Support Specialist Nate Brozyna
IT Support Specialist Michael Walker
KEYBANK CENTER
VP of Arena Operations Stan Makowski, Jr.
Director of Arena Operations Beth Guiliani Gatto
Senior Event Manager Robert Neumann
Event Manager Laura Hettrick
Event Manager David Kutter
Director of Security Marc Brenner
Director of Building Services Dennis Hooper
Technical Communications Manager Mike Queeno
Technical Communications Manager Trevor Ecklund
Chief Engineer Bruce Johnson
Engineer Mark Jeziorski
Engineer Paul Zolnowski
Maintenance Manager Brian Hall
Maintenance Crew Michael Destino
Maintenance Crew Jason Sattleberg
Maintenance Crew Stephen Gore
Head Ice Technician Andrew Chambelin
Ice Technician Eric Duschnik
Utility Crew Supervisor Rashad Dukes
Utility Crew Gunnar Heintz
Utility Crew Will Labombard
Housekeeping Manager Rodney Bailey
Housekeeping James George
Housekeeping Nicole Vari
Operations Assistant Julie Krzyanowski
Security Officer Aaron Acker
Security Officer Mark Beckett
Security Officer Jeremy Jackson
Security Officer Derek Jaworek
Security Officer Roberto Juarbe
Security Officer James McDuffie
Security Officer Joseph Mejak
Security Officer Nicholas Szczepanski
Security Officer Amanda Szulist
Security Officer Kyle Weaver
Security Officer Don Wegrzynowski
Security Officer Greg Wingerter
Security Officer Kenneth Alexander Wright-Vasquez
Parking Manager Sam Buffum
Parking Kevin Crowley

 

 


PEGULA SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

EXECUTIVE
President/Chief Executive Officer Kim Pegula
Chief Operating Officer Russ Brandon
EVP & General Counsel Gregg Brandon
FINANCE & BUSINESS OPS
EVP of Finance & Business Operations Chuck LaMattina
Manager of Reporting & Analytics Kyle Allen
Office Manager Kandace Kowalski
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
EVP of Business Development Bruce Popko
VP of Corporate Partnerships Erica Muhleman
Director of Events Charlie Cannan
Director of Premium Seating Chris Costanzo
Director of Corporate Sales Joe Foy
Director of Corporate Sales Neal McMullen
Manager of Corportate Sales Ashley Meganck
Manager of Corporate Sales Rob Nugent
Sr. Coordinator of Corporate Sales Jon Latke
Sr. Manager of Corporate Partnerships Kelly Van Ness
Manager of Corporate Partnerships Ryan Guerinot
Manager of Corporate Partnerships Daniel McCarthy
Manager of Corporate Partnerships Kyle Georger
Sr, Coordinator of Corporate Partnerships Katy Ryan
Coordinator of Corporate Partnerships Emily Magavern
Coordinator of Corporate Partnerships Kristy Wilensky
Manager of Premium Seating Melissa Palgutt
Manager of Premium Seating JP Sfeir
Senior Projects Coordinator Sara Petrone
Coordinator of Business Development Dawn Chilcott
Traffic Coordinator Dan Peters
Administrative Assistant of Business Development Lauren Yurko
VP of Arena Events Jennifer Van Rysdam
Arena Marketing Manager Kevin Kennedy
Arena Marketing Manager Tracey Mancini
Coordinator of Suite Services Michelle Mitchell
CREATIVE SERVICES
EVP of Creative Services Frank Cravotta
Director of Videography Mark Blaszak
Director of Video Production Drew Boeing
Creative Director Bryan Matthews
Creative Director Vicki Sitek
Graphic Designer Lindsey Caber
Graphic Designer Melissa Gebhardt
Graphic Designer Kristine Hotchkiss
Graphic Designer Chelsea Kowalik
Graphic Designer Aaron LaPorta
Graphic Designer Danielle Podszek
Traffic Manager Kim Geis
Traffic Coordinator Gina Marinelli
Senior Editor Jason Holler
Editor Mike Bahrenburg
Editor Joe DeBenedictis
Editor Scott Balzer
Motion Designer Eric Heine
Motion Designer David Jackson
Videographer Travis Carlson
Editor Marc Davies
Videographer Sam Korotkin
Videographer Allen Leight
Videographer Aaron Rizzo
Videographer Ben Woody
MEDIA & CONTENT
EVP of Media & Content Mark Preisler
Senior Vice President of Media and Content Marc Honan
Senior Producer Michelle Girardi Zumwalt
Senior Director of Broadcasting Stephen Asposto
Off-Ice/Off-Field Multimedia Journalist Lauren Hall
Communications Manager Don Heins
Producer Jay Harris
Associate Producer Jordan Territo
Production Assistant George Blas
Technical Director Jeff COltoniak
Graphics Producer Thomas Hollander
MARKETING
EVP of Marketing & Brand Strategy Brent Rossi
Director of Marketing John Durbin
Director of Business Solutions Scott Miner
Director of Digital & Social Media Strategy Gregg Pastore
Director of Brand Strategy & Development Taylor Gahagen
Digital Business Development Manager Rachel Licata
Marketing Manager Jessica Baldwin
Digital Marketing Coordinator Ted Jarmuz
Social Media Editor Craig Kanalley
Social Media Editor Zach Specht
Social Media Editor Anna Stolzenburg
Brand Coordinator Matt Cieslik
Solutions Developer Jeffrey Digmann
Project Manager Nicholas Ruggiero
Analytics Coordinator Evan Barrick
Insights Coordinator Chris O'Connell
Web Developer Glen Noworyta

 

 


GENERAL INFORMATION

Telephone/Executive Offices (716) 855-4100
Home Arena KeyBank Center
Capacity 19,070