Manager of Marketing & Game Presentation
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
Walters joins the Swarm from the Charlotte Hornets where he was an Account Executive for five seasons. Walters is a graduate of Flagler College.
Manager of Partnership Development
Stuckey came to the Swarm from the International Speedway Corporation. She was promoted to a Business Development Executive in the corporate sales department under NASCAR from Ticket Sales Associate while at Richmond Raceway. She holds a Masters of Science in Sport Management and a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education (minor in Sport Management) from Virginia State University.
Manager of Ticket Sales
Brown joins the Swarm from LEARFIELD Amplify where he worked directly with the Charlotte Sports Foundation. He began his sports career with the ACC as their CRM Coordinator followed by a position with Tailgate Guys as Project Coordinator. A graduate of Radford University in 2016, Brown holds a degree in Pubic Relations.
Manager of Communications and CSR
Lewis joins the Swarm from Conference USA where she served as the Assistant Director of Communications. Prior to C-USA, she spent the 2019-20 NFL season with the Indianapolis Colts as a Communications Intern. Lewis holds a master’s degree in Communications from Ball State University and an undergraduate degree in Sport Management from Ohio Northern University.
Coordinator of Marketing
Warlick joins the Swarm from First Tee Greater Richmond, where he was responsible for marketing initiatives across three separate golf facilities. Graduating from Elon University, Warlick has a bachelor’s degree in Film & TV, along with a minor in International Studies.
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.
Account Executive, Group Sales
Buchanan joins the Swarm after completing his Master of Science in Management and college basketball career at George Mason University. A native of Durham, NC, Buchanan graduated from Wake Forest University with an Economics major and Entrepreneurship minor in 2021.
Account Manager, Membership Sales
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.
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.