Meet Our Staff


Director of Partnerships
Michele Wolfert

Wolfert has worked extensively in college athletics, most recently as the Executive Director of the College of Charleston Cougar Club.  Additionally, she has worked with the Georgia Tech Athletic Association, Virginia Tech Athletics and the Liberty Bowl.  She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master’s of Sports Administration from Ohio University.

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Director of Ticket Sales
Tony Furr
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Furr has extensive experience in the NBA D-League, working most recently for the Philadelphia 76ers affiliate the Delaware 87ers. He has worked in the sports industry for over ten years, first for his alma mater NC State University and then, upon graduating in 2008, for the Greenville Drive, Pittsburgh Pirates and then Charlotte Knights.


Manager of Communications & Corporate Social Responsibility
Katerina Kienle

Kienle was most recently part of the Charlotte Hornets’ communications team and has additional experience in athletics through her role with ESPN’s Sheraton Hawaii Bowl and Diamond Head Classic. She received her undergraduate degree from Loyola University Maryland and recently finished her MBA from the Shidler College of Business in Honolulu, HI.


Manager of Marketing & Event Presentation
Dan Clark

Dan has worked extensively in college athletics, most recently as the Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing at High Point University where he was in charge of Event Presentation and Marketing for all 16 Division 1 sports. Prior to his work at HPU Dan worked at Miami University where he was in charge of maximizing fan attendance through new promotional concepts. Additionally Dan has worked at University of North Texas and SMU in their Marketing departments. Dan is a graduate of Xavier university with a degree in Sport Management.


Business Operations Coordinator
Derek Cook

Cook recently received his degree from the University of South Carolina and before coming to the Swarm worked with the New York Red Bulls, Delaware 87ers and with the University of South Carolina Athletics.

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Account Executive
Jamaal Brown
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Brown is a 2014 graduate of North Carolina Central University with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Marketing.  He has worked in sports in various capacities for NCCU Athletics, US Open Golf Association and the Miami Dolphins. 

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Account Executive
Brandon Rothfuss
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Rothfuss is a 2015 graduate of Guilford College where he majored in Sports Management with a minor in Business. He recently interned with the Greensboro Sports Commission and Greensboro Chamber of Commerce and found himself active in sales and youth coaching opportunities before becoming a part of the Swarm staff.

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Account Executive
Danny Shingleton
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Shingleton retired from the Navy in 2015 with over 30 years of service. He most recently worked for the ACC and Rhino Sports and Entertainment Services in the capacity of tickets sales and event manager. He has an undergraduate degree from University of North Carolina at Wilmington and currently pursuing his Masters in Sport Management from West Virginia University.