T-Birds Announce Staff Promotions for 2018-19 SeasonAug 17, 2018
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - In recognition of another record-breaking season for the business, the Springfield Thunderbirds are proud to announce three of their staff members will take on new roles for the 2018-19 season.
Thunderbirds President Nathan Costa announced the promotions of Steve Kunsey to Senior Manager of Business Development and Nicole Taylor to Business Development & Special Events Executive. Additionally, Frank Grimaldi will be taking on a new role as Ticket Operations and Retention Executive.
"The Thunderbirds organization, on and off the ice, prides itself on growth and a strong work ethic," said Costa. "Steve, Nicole, and Frank were each integral parts of a record-breaking season, and we look forward to celebrating their successes in their well-deserved new roles during the 2018-19 season."
Kunsey and Taylor were each key members of the Thunderbirds' sponsorship sales staff during the 2017-18 season. That department reached a new pinnacle with more than $1.2 million in corporate cash for the first time in Springfield AHL history, including 177 corporate accounts - the second-highest total in the AHL.
Grimaldi will take on his new role after previously serving as an Account Executive in Ticket Sales. He will oversee the Thunderbirds ticketing system, with a focus on digital ticketing and data collection.
Springfield Thunderbirds fans are encouraged to visit www.SpringfieldThunderbirds.com to learn more about 2018-19 Thunderbirds Season Ticket Memberships. Packages include a wide range of benefits, including the lowest prices for the 2019 Lexus AHL All-Star Classic presented by MGM Springfield. For more information or to order now, call (413) 739-GOAL (4625) or visit www.SpringfieldThunderbirds.com.