Checkers Name Black Vice President

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced that they have hired Tera Black as vice president.

The Checkers are the ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League and the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League.

Black was the chief operating officer of the San Diego Gulls from 2003-06, becoming the first-ever female COO in the history of the ECHL and only the fourth female in league history to run an organization. San Diego finished third in the league in attendance in 2005-06 and won the ECHL Marketing Award and the ECHL Media Relations Award.

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