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Luke Palmer

Season Ticket Sales and Customer Service Executive

E-mail: lpalmer@griffinshockey.com

Phone: (616) 774-4585 ext. 3040

Biography:


Number of seasons with the Griffins (including 2014-15): 4

What you love most about working for the Griffins: Working with fans who are passionate about sports & entertainment.

Favorite Griffins memory: Traveling to Syracuse, N.Y. to watch the team win the Calder Cup in June 2013.

Favorite all-time Griffins players: Tomas Tatar, Greg Amadio

Best thing about your job: Setting people up for enjoyment.

Hometown: Grand Rapids (Walker)

States (and provinces or countries) you’ve lived in: Only Michigan

Spouse’s name/year you were married: Christy, 2013

Children: Landon (5/28/14)

College degree/year/school: Sports Management & Marketing/GVSU

Sports idol(s) as a youth: Hines Ward

As a child, you dreamed of becoming: NBA Basketball Player

First job/your age: Caddie, age 12

Current dream job: PGA Tour Caddie

If you could trade places for a day with another occupation/person, what/who would it be? Rory McIlroy, professional golfer

Proudest professional accomplishment: 3rd Place, FSE Sales Western Conference 2013-14 Season

Most memorable on-the-job mistake/embarrassing moment: Driving the Throw-For-Dough Car on the ice and almost crashing into the net

Professional memberships/civic leadership positions: Fox V.O.I.C.E. Committee Member

Favorite charities/charitable causes: First Tee of West Michigan

Most exciting/unique thing you’ve done or place you’ve visited: Maui, Hawaii

Sports played growing up: Basketball, football, baseball, golf, roller hockey, volleyball

An interesting fact about you: My Toes (you have to see them)

Favorite foods: Bacon

Favorite music artists: Keith Urban, Phil Collins, Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Jake Owen, Five for Fighting, Sons of Sylvia

Favorite sports movie: Caddyshack

Favorite website: www.sigolfer.com

Favorite book or author: The Match, Hogan, How to Win Friends & Influence People

Favorite subject in elementary school: PE

Favorite spectator sports: Football, Baseball

Favorite pro/college sports teams (excluding Griffins): Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Cavaliers (or wherever LeBron James is playing), Michigan State Spartans

Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Golf, Disc Golf, Reading

Executive

Hockey Operations

Public & Community Relations

Sales & Marketing

Finance & Administration/Ticket Operations

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