INDY FUEL FRONT OFFICE STAFF

 


 

Jim Hallett – Owner & Chairman

Jim.jpgJim Hallett is the Chief Executive Officer and a director of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), the parent company of ADESA, a Carmel-based global automotive auction company. He is a native of Canada and came up playing hockey on frozen ponds, through college and touring leagues. Formerly, Jim was one of the original Indianapolis Ice owners. During his tenure with the team, the Ice set a CHL single-game attendance record of 14,289, set a league mark of 13 consecutive wins and won the Miron Cup in 1999. Jim left the team after the merger of the CHL and Western Professional Hockey League.

Larry McQueary – President & Chief Operating Officer

LarryMcQuearyHeadshot.JPGBorn and raised in Central Indiana, Larry has vast experience in leadership roles serving as Vice President with Indiana Sports Corporation, USA Diving and Family Events. This sports marketing expertise has been essential leading up to his current role as Chief Operating Officer of the Indy Fuel.  He is passionate about giving back to his community and excited about the success and long-term growth of the Indy Fuel.  He is a graduate of Indiana University, and the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 522-5462 [Direct Line]

Bill Stackhouse – Chief Financial Officer

BillStackhouseHeadshot.JPGBill is a lifelong resident of Indianapolis. As the team’s Chief Financial Officer, Bill will be more concerned with the bottom line than the blue line. In his spare time, Bill enjoys volunteering for local charitable activities and projects.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 533-5445 [Direct Line]

Robin Rushton – Vice President of Sponsorships

RobinRushtonHeadshot.jpgRobin joined the Fuel prior to the 2017-18 season as the VP of Sponsorships. The Wisconsin native spent the last ten years as the Corporate Sponsorship Manager at the Indianapolis Zoo. Prior to her time with the Zoo, Robin spent 15 years with the United Way of Central Indiana. A passionate sports fan and supporter of Special Olympics, Robin loves to give back to the community. 

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 522-5488 [Direct Line]

Steve Kuepper – Vice President of Ticketing

Steve-Kuepper.jpgSteve was named the Fuel’s VP of Ticketing prior to the 2016-17 season, after serving two years in the club’s ticket department. A veteran in the Indianapolis hockey scene, Steve worked with the USHL’s Indiana Ice from 2010 to 2014. The native of Peru, Ind. is a 2010 graduate of Ball State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Administration and a minor in Business Administration.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 800-6540 [Direct Line]

Loren Gading – Director of Merchandising

Loren-Gading-Web.jpgLoren is entering her third season as Fuel's Director of Merchandise after working as a Merchandise Intern in 2015-16. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Tourism/Convention & Event Management with a major in Sports Management at Indiana University, Indianapolis. A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Loren has worked with merchandise for a number of years, with her last job being a Sales Associate at Macy’s department store. Although new to hockey, Loren is a huge sports fan and looks forward to being a part of the game.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 925-FUEL Ext. 1011

Halston Mavrick – Director of Community Relations

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Halston was born and raised in Central Indiana and attended IUPUI. She is excited to bring her experience in hospitality and management to her role at the Fuel.  Halston enjoys volunteering in the community and spending time outdoors with her family. 

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 522-5496 [Direct Line]

Jordan Gawarecki – Sponsorship Coordinator

JordanGawareckiHeadshot.JPGJordan enters the 2017-18 season with the Fuel as Marketing Coordinator after completing a year in the club’s internship program. In 2017 she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology with a major in Sport Marketing and Management with minors in Business and Marketing from Indiana University.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 522-5490 [Direct Line]

Rachel O'Donnell – Digital Content Coordinator

RachelODonnellHeadshots.jpgRachel joined the team prior to the 2018-19 season after graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Journalism and a focus in sports media. While studying in Austin, Rachel served as the Media Relations Assistant for American Hockey League's Texas Stars. While she currently resides in Indianapolis, the native of Chicago has been a lifelong fan of the Blackhawks organization.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (317) 608-2689 [Direct Line]

Ben Pulley – Senior Ticket Sales Account Executive

Ben-Pulley.jpgBen loves hockey, and his involvement with the sport proves it. From playing on the Purdue University team to managing the Biggie Foot Youth Hockey Tournament to volunteering as a coach, there isn’t much in the hockey world that Ben hasn’t done. Most recently, Ben worked in hockey operations and ticketing with Indiana Ice, and his experience and passion for the game will be put to good use here with the Indy Fuel.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 800-6537 [Direct Line]

Jake Friedman – Ticket Sales Account Executive

JakeFriedmanHeadshot.JPGJake joined the Fuel prior to the 2016-17 season after spending time as in intern in both the Ticket Sales and Game-Day Operations department. An avid sports fan, Jake recently graduated from IUPUI with a degree in Sports Management. While studying at IUPUI, Jake was a Business Development Intern with the 2014 Indianapolis Monumental Marathon and also worked as a bartender at the Indianapolis Colts Grille. A native of Avon, Ind., Jake currently resides in Indianapolis.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 608-2693 [Direct Line]

Ryan Beery – Ticket Sales Account Executive

RyanBeeryHeadshot.jpgRyan was born and raised around sports in Carmel, Indiana. The former manager and player for the Ball State University Club Hockey team graduated in May of 2018 with a degree in Telecommunications: Sales and Promotions and a minor in Marketing. Ryan was a member of Ball State Sports Properties Academy, working all of the home football, men’s and women’s games for all four years at Ball State. Previously, Ryan has worked for the Indianapolis Colts as a game day intern and the Indianapolis Indians for two seasons as a Premium Services intern and a Ticket Assistant intern. 

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 800-6531 [Direct Line]

Austin Finicle – Ticket Sales Account Executive

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Austin joined the Fuel in March 2019, after graduating from Ball State University in 2018 with a Sports Administration degree. While at Ball State, he worked with the school's Intramural and Club Sports programs as well as being a student-manager for the Ball State Baseball team. Austin recently completed an internship with the Fort Wayne TinCaps in July of 2018 before joining the ticket office in the Ball State Athletic Department. Austin is originally from Peru, IN, relocating to Indianapolis this summer from Muncie. 

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 800-6532 [Direct Line]