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Lora Nickel

Accounting Assistant, CTA

E-mail: lnickel@griffinshockey.com

Phone: (616) 774-4585 ext. 3005

Biography:


Number of seasons with the Griffins (through 2013-14): 2

What you love most about working for the Griffins: Working for an organization that cares about the community we are in.

Favorite Griffins memory: The Calder Cup finals and the eventual title.

Favorite all-time Griffins players: Louis-Marc Aubry, Petr Mrazek

Hometown: Belding, Michigan

States (and provinces or countries) you’ve lived in: Florida, Georgia, Michigan

Spouse’s name/year you were married: Nicholas Nickel, married in 2010

Children: Celeste and Lillianna

College degree/year/school: Working on it!

Sports idol(s) as a youth: Gabrielle Reece

Personal/professional hero(es): Jane Austen, Chloe Channell

As a child, you dreamed of becoming: A female wrestler for the WWF

First job/your age: Clerk at my parents’ business, 10 years old

Current dream job: I have it!

Proudest professional accomplishment: Served in the U.S. Army

Most memorable on-the-job mistake/embarrassing moment: I’d rather not talk about it. I am still mortified!

Favorite charities/charitable causes: Susan G. Komen for the Cure, American Cancer Society

Most exciting/unique thing you’ve done or place you’ve visited: Al Jahra, Kuwait

Sports played growing up: Sorry, I am not that coordinated, never have been.

An interesting fact about you: I deal with everything in life with a sense of humor.

Favorite foods: Edible ones

Favorite music artists: Elvis, Patsy Cline, Carrie Underwood, Toby Keith, Pat Benatar

Favorite sports movie: Jerry Maguire

Favorite book or author: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Favorite subject in elementary school: Math/Science

Favorite spectator sports: Hockey, baseball and my daughter’s basketball team

Favorite pro/college sports teams (excluding Griffins): The Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers

Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Mountain biking, fishing, camping, hunting, cooking and crafting

Executive

Hockey Operations

Public & Community Relations

Sales & Marketing

Finance & Administration/Ticket Operations

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