Kennesaw, GA (December 29, 2016) - The Atlanta Blaze on Wednesday named former Atlanta Hawks executive Jim Pfeifer Team President.
“Jim’s knowledge, experience, and success bring a lot of excitement to our team both on and off the field," Blaze Owner Peter Trematerra said. "I am thrilled to have him as part of the Blaze team and look forward to bringing lacrosse at the highest quality to all of our loyal Atlanta Blaze fans.”
Pfeifer has spent the last 18 years working in Atlanta for the Hawks of the NBA and the Thrashers of the NHL, including the last five years as the Hawks' Vice President of Partner Integration. From 1998 to 2003, he helped launch the expansion Thrashers franchise as their Director of Marketing. Prior to moving to Atlanta, Pfeifer spent nine years in New York working for the Rangers and Knicks.