Group Sales, Account Executive

jrecoon@gocheckers.com | (704) 444-1881

Recoon joined the Checkers in the summer of 2016 as a Personal Account Manager selling season tickets, mini plans and flex plans. He is currently responsible for generating revenue through group ticket packages, corporate outings and on-ice suites. Recoon is also responsible for building and fostering relationships with current and new business acounts as well as organizing several large group/theme nights throughout the season.

Prior to joining the Checkers, Recoon worked for Generation Z Marketing. He assisted in the coordination and activation of the Chevy Youth Baseball Program where he served as the on-field client representative at MLB/MiLB baseball stadiums in the Northeast. Originally from Buffalo, NY, Recoon graduated with a degree in Sport and Event Management from Elon University while earning minors in Business Administration and Professional Sales.  

Profile

Hometown Buffalo, NY
College and major Elon University - B.S. Sport and Event Management with minors in Business Administration and Professional Sales
Favorite sports team Duke Basketball and Buffalo Bills
Random fact about yourself I’m from Buffalo, but never played hockey growing up
Favorite dessert Ice cream cake
Best thing about your job The people I work with and having the ability to meet and build relationships with so many people
Hobbies Traveling, hiking, grilling, DJing, and finding good music months before it gets popular
One place you’ve always wanted to visit The Maldives
Last place you went on vacation Spain
Ranch or blue cheese? Blue cheese
Favorite pizza topping Pepperoni 
Pets I have a black lab mix named Luna
Favorite Checkers memory Spending time with my co-workers in the office and around Charlotte
Previous jobs Account Coordinator for Generation Z Marketing and Intern for the MiLB Buffalo Bisons (AAA).