Chris Heller is currently the President of the Orlando Solar Bears. He began his career with the Solar Bears in November of 2011 as the Director of Finance and Legal Services.
Heller previously worked as an attorney in Wheeling, WV. Heller earned his law degree at the West Virginia University College of Law in May of 2004. Originally hailing from Wheeling, WV, he earned a B.A. in Accounting in 1998 from Bethany College in West Virginia. He previously worked as an accountant in Columbus, OH and Pittsburgh, PA, for CroweChizek and PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1998 – 2001.
Chris and his wife Natalie reside in Winter Garden, FL, with their three children Sophia, Maddox and Emerson.
Chris can be reached at email@example.com.
Vice President of Ticket Operations & Client Service
Chris was born in California but spent the most of his life in Manalapan, NJ. Chris graduated from Monmouth University, remaining close to home during his time in college. His love for sports started at a young age, admiring his father who has also worked in the sports industry. Chris started as an intern for the New York Jets right out of college and continued to gain experience as he took on a roll with Prodigy Sports prior to joining the Solar Bears for the 2012-13 Out of Hibernation Season. Chris currently resides in Davenport, FL with his wife Nicole and daughter Arabella.
Chris can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Marketing
Kristin received her bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of South Carolina. She then moved to Orlando to receive her MBA from Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business. Before joining the Solar Bears, Kristin interned for Global Spectrum and also worked for a marketing company specializing in digital marketing and business strategy.
Kristin can be reached at email@example.com.
Director of Communications & Broadcasting
Jesse began working with the Solar Bears in August of 2015.
Prior to joining the Solar Bears, Jesse worked for the Ontario Reign, the affiliate of the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings.
A native of Croton, N.Y., Jesse also worked at the Boston Globe and sports radio station WEEI while attending Emerson College in Boston, Mass., where he completed a degree in print and multimedia journalism. He has also worked for legendary Emmy Award-winning hockey historian and MSG broadcast personality Stan Fischler.
Jesse can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Season Ticket Sales
Doug is originally from La Porte Indiana and graduated from Indiana University in May of 2012. While attending Indiana University he worked in the athletic ticket office. Before joining the Solar Bears organization Doug worked for the Pittsburgh Pirates in their Inside Sales Department.
Doug can be reached at email@example.com.
Senior Group Ticket Sales Account Manager
Zach joined the Solar Bears prior to the 2016-17 season. He hails from West Chester, Penn. and attended Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, Penn. While in school, he played for the Slippery Rock University men’s ice hockey team, a member of American Collegiate Hockey Association Division 1. Prior to joining the Solar Bears, Zach worked for the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.
Zachary can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caroline, originally from Tampa, FL, graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in Marketing. Having always loved sports growing up, especially hockey and football, Caroline has dedicated her young career to finding a home somewhere in the sports industry. She began working with the Orlando Solar Bears through our internship program and is now our full-time office manager. Her enthusiasm and commitment for the team and the Solar Bears organization is apparent in everything she does. Caroline can be reached at email@example.com.
Event Presentation & Marketing Manager
Kristen is a Gainesville, Florida native and received her bachelor’s degree in telecommunication with a specialization in event management from the University of Florida. Prior to joining the Solar Bears, Kristen interned with the Orlando Magic and Minor League Baseball.
Kristen can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Corporate Partnership Sales Manager
Dylan, originally from South Florida, graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in Business Management. He had spent the past few season interning and working part-time for the Solar Bears, which prepared him for his current role as Corporate Partnership Sales Manager. Dylan’s passion and commitment for the sport can be seen in everything he does from his involvement in community events, his devotion to friends and family as well as his clients.
Dylan can be reached at email@example.com.
Customer Service and Retention Account Executive
Jonathan joined the Solar Bears in November of 2017.
Originally from Middletown, Delaware, Jonathan graduated from Delaware State University in May of 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management. Prior to joining the Solar Bears, Jonathan worked for The Walt Disney Company at ESPN Wide World of Sports.
Jonathan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ticket Account Executive
Brett can be contacted at email@example.com.
Season Ticket Account Executive
Joshua is originally from Boca Raton, Florida where he grew up playing sports. He moved to Orlando to attend the University of Central Florida, graduating with a B.S. in Marketing in 2015. Joshua interned with the Orlando Solar Bears during the 2014-15 season and worked with several other local teams following graduation, including Orlando City Soccer Club, the Orlando Predators, Florida Fire Frogs and UCF Athletics. He’s excited to bring his passion back to the Solar Bears and share this one-of-a-kind experience with the community.
Joshua can be reached by phone at (407) 775-7267 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Team Photographers||Fernando Media|
|Creative Services||Alex Meissner|
|Interns||Maurice Reece Acree|
|Off-Ice Officials||Ray Burtoff|
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