The Lethbridge Hurricanes announced today that Jim Bradley will be stepping down as Business Manager. Bradley’s contract was to end May 2012, both parties agreed that an early release date was mutually beneficial. Bradley will remain on through March 10th, 2012 - the last regular season home game.
President of the Lethbridge Hurricanes, Don Clark said “We thank Jim for his time and commitment to the organization, we wish him well in his pursuit of other opportunities. The Board has already initiated the executive search process. We are committed to finding the candidate that can, through organizational optimization, help establish sustainable revenue streams, manage expenses, work with stakeholder groups and strengthen the Hurricanes brand.”
Bradley said “I thank the Board of Directors for the opportunity to work with the Hurricanes organization. I am very proud to have worked with this hockey club, the business team, hockey operations and numerous, but critical stakeholder groups in the community. We can all take pride in the body of work over the last two seasons. From a marketing perspective, over a short period we initiated wonderful events, an enhanced game night experience and strong communication disciplines. We worked hard to bring together authentic events to engage local fans, the community and youth. This has been a rewarding process for my family and I, the hockey club is poised for an amazing future. I will take this opportunity to complete my Masters dissertation and discover the next career opportunity".
(From Esther Madziya, Hurricanes Media Relations)