Skip to Main Content

Meet Our Staff

Director of Marketing
Colby Thompson
Email Colby

Thompson joins the Swarm from the Dallas Mavericks' NBA G League affiliate, the Texas Legends, where she was the Activation Coordinator. Since graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in Communications and minor in Business Administration, Thompson also worked as a Business Analyst for JCPenny Corp.
Director of Revenue
Brandon Rothfuss
Email Brandon

Rothfuss returns to the Swarm from the Memphis Grizzlies partnerships department. An alumnus of Guilford College, Rothfuss previously served as an Account Executive for the Swarm during the inaugural season.
Manager of Ticket Sales 
Trey Johnsen
Email Trey

Johnsen joins the Swarm from Northern Guilford High School where he worked as a Teacher Assistant and Junior Varsity Basketball Coach. He began his sports career at Liberty University working in operations with the football and golf programs. A 2021 graduate from Liberty University, Johnsen holds a degree in Sports Management.
Manager of Business Operations
Grey Cook
Email Grey

Cook joins the Swarm after completing his Bachelor in Business Administration from Western Carolina University, majoring in Sports Management. There he served as a student apprentice, assisting Men's Basketball and Baseball. 
Manager of Communications & CSR
Haley Winstead
Email Haley

Winstead joins the Swarm after completing her Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Mass Communications from North Carolina A&T State University. She previously served as the Swarm's Communications and CSR Intern during the 2022-23 season.
Manager of Partnership Development
Hayden Hall
Email Hayden

Hall joins the Swarm from Dana Distributors as a distributor for Anheuser-Busch where he served as a Territory Account Sales Manager. Hall graduated from the University of Antelope Valley where he earned his bachelor's degree in Sports Management.
Account Manager of Partnership Activation
Jack Mehrtens
Email Jack

Mehrtens joins the Greensboro Swarm from the Men’s Basketball Program at UNCW, most recently working as a graduate assistant on the coaching staff. A 2020 graduate from UNCW, majoring in Communication and minoring in Leadership, Mehrtens is currently in his second year of graduate school at UNCW majoring in Liberal Studies with a post-baccalaureate certificate in Conflict Resolution. 
Coordinator of Marketing
Yona Park
Email Yona

Park joins the Swarm from the Charlotte Hornets where she served as the Video & Animation Intern for the 2022-23 season. A graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, Park holds a degree in Animation.
Account Manager, Membership Sales
Rodrayius McClure
Email Rodrayius

McClure joins the Swarm from Rogers and Cowan PMK where he worked as a Brands Trainee assisting the Activation team. In college he served as an operations intern for the Women's Basketball team, working closely with the Director of Basketball. A native of Charlotte, NC, he obtained his Bachelors of Science in Sports Studies from East Carolina University in 2021.
Account Executive
Muhammed Abdul-Qahar
Email Muhammed

Abdul-Qahar joins the Swarm from the High Point Rockers where he worked as a Facility Operations Assistant. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Sports Management and Mass Communications from Winston-Salem State where he served as a Gameday Operations intern.
Account Executive
De'Asia Payton
Email De'Asia

Payton joins the Swarm from the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), where she was responsible for in-game marketing and presentation. Originally from Fayetteville, NC, Payton completed her bachelor's degree in sports science & fitness management at North Carolina A&T where she interned with the athletic department.

Account Executive
Andrew Lewis
Email Andrew

Lewis joins the Swarm from Columbia International University where he worked as a graduate assistant coach for the baseball program. Originally from Starr, SC, Lewis completed his degree in Sport and Entertainment Management from the University of South Carolina, where he interned with the Lexington County Blowfish and Hoops University.