Governor, Philadelphia Wings
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Philadelphia Flyers
Shawn Tilger is the Governor of the Philadelphia Wings franchise and was instrumental in bringing lacrosse back to Philadelphia. In his role as Governor, he works strategically with the NLL and other teams across the league to continue the growth of the sport and the league. He finds synergies with other Comcast Spectacor properties and focuses on overall development of the team and the business.
Shawn also serves as the Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of the Philadelphia Flyers. He is entering his 15th season and is responsible for driving the strategic vision and sustained growth of the club, overseeing every facet of the team’s off-ice business operations, corporate partnerships, and revenue growth initiatives. He also serves as an alternate governor of the Flyers on the National Hockey League’s Board of Governors.
During Tilger’s tenure, the Flyers have enjoyed tremendous advancement on the business side of the organization and have been consistently ranked among the NHL’s leaders in sales, marketing, public relations and community efforts.
Tilger was a 2010 recipient of the Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal “Forty Under 40 Award,” given each year to 40 of the top sports executives under the age of 40. The publication also previously recognized him as one of its “Five People to Know in Ticketing.”
Tilger has over 27 years of experience in the sports and entertainment industry. Prior to joining the Flyers, he served as Vice President of Marketing and Director of Marketing for Comcast Spectacor, overseeing marketing, public relations, and sales of family events and concerts at the Wells Fargo Center and the Spectrum.
A native of Beverly, New Jersey, Tilger received an M.A. in Sports Management from Springfield College and a B.A. in Government and Law from Lafayette College. Tilger resides in Moorestown, NJ with his wife Erika, daughter Ava, and son Gavyn.
Executive Director, Business Operations
Lindsey Masciangelo is the Executive Director of Business Operations for the Philadelphia Wings Lacrosse team. She is responsible for driving the strategic vision and growth of the team, and oversees ticketing, marketing, corporate partnerships and public relations.
Lindsey has over 15 years of experience in the sports and entertainment industry. She previously served as the Vice President of Marketing for the Philadelphia Flyers. During her tenure with the Flyers, she built a high performing marketing department that encompassed advertising, new media, sponsorship activation, publicity, and community relations efforts. She started her career promoting Disney on Ice with FELD Entertainment and then joined Comcast Spectacor’s Wells Fargo Center marketing department to handle marketing and public relations for family shows at the complex.
She also spent time with Comcast Cable’s learning and development team and owns and operates her own leadership development consulting business, MiMo Consulting, where she works with organizations of all sizes to identify potential areas of growth through the development of their people.
Lindsey earned her undergraduate degree in Communications from Boston University where she played field hockey. She then received her Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership from St. Joseph’s University. She currently resides in South Jersey with her husband Drew and two daughters, Mia and Morgan.
Digital Communications Manager
Dana is responsible for digital and social engagement across all of the Wings media platforms as well as publicity for the team. Dana previously handled in-game promotions, social media and was in front of the camera for the minor league baseball team, the Hartford Yard Goats. Dana was also the in-arena host for men’s hockey and basketball at the University of Connecticut and worked in the multimedia departments at the America East conference and Villanova Athletics. Dana graduated from Ursinus College where she was a gymnast and a golfer and is originally from West Hartford, Connecticut but now resides in Center City Philadelphia.
Kevin handles day to day marketing and partnership activities for the Philadelphia Wings with the goal of extending the Wings brand into the marketplace. He works to engage fans through branded premium items, sponsorship activation, and strategic partnerships. Kevin is a master’s student at Temple University in the Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management program and received his undergraduate degree in Information Systems Management from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Prior to joining the Wings, Kevin interned in the Philadelphia Flyers marketing department and also at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia. He started his career in the trade show industry at Art & Display in his hometown of Santa Cruz, CA. He currently resides in Philadelphia with his wife Alison.
Business Development Manager
Danielle is the Business Development Manager for the Philadelphia Wings. She is responsible for overseeing all business development opportunities and executing all sponsorship elements. Danielle has most recently worked for the Super Bowl LII Champion, Philadelphia Eagles where she worked with Corporate Partners to plan corporate events, develop sponsor opportunities, and execute gameday promotions. Prior to her time with the Eagles, Danielle interned for Penn State Athletics for four years. As an Executive Intern, she helped developed the department’s internship program, led gameday operations for Penn State Football, Hockey, and Basketball, and created and executed marketing campaigns across all 31 Division I sports. In addition to her time with the Eagles and Penn State Athletics, Danielle spent a summer interning for a ECHL hockey team, the Reading Royals. There she served as a Sales and Marketing Intern tasked with growing the Royals brand in the community. Danielle earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and a Minor in Media Studies from Penn State and looks forward to getting her master’s in the future. She is native to the area and currently resides in Worcester, PA.
Jalal Hodges, Graduate of Immaculata University with a bachelors in Communications. At Immaculata, I was the Goal Keeper and Captain of the lacrosse team. Previous work experience includes WIP 94.1 Sports Radio, Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Eagles, and Tampa Bay Rays. From a large family of 9 kids. Born and raised in Egg Harbor Twp. NJ.
Kevin works in the sales department as an Account executive. He previously worked with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the NHL, as an Inside Sales Representative for nine months. Kevin graduated from Temple University with a major in Business Management and a minor in Sports Management. He also played club flag football, softball and volleyball throughout his time at Temple. Born and raised in Doylestown, PA but now resides in Philadelphia.
Ryan works in the sales department as an Account Executive. Before joining the Wings sales force he was part of the Flyers game night presentation department as a member of the Fun Patrol. Ryan graduated from the University of South Carolina where he majored in Sport and Entertainment Management. He was a 4 year starter on the Club Lacrosse team and still plays box lacrosse throughout the Tri-State region. Born and raised in Havertown, PA but now lives in Philadelphia.
Lacrosse Operations and Team Services Manager
Joe is the Lacrosse Operations and Team Services Manager and is quite up to speed in the Lacrosse industry. Carlini spent his college career as a short stick defensive midfielder for Johns Hopkins University and recently graduated in 2017. In his college career, his team qualified for four NCAA Championship Tournaments and won the inaugural Big Ten Championship in 2015. His role is to interact with the lacrosse community and enhance our presence in the area. Carlini is a native to the area and currently resides in Malvern, PA.
Training Center Manager
Lou was a four year starting attackman at La Salle University, where he graduated as the program’s all-time leading goal, assist, and point scorer. He was then drafted by the Snipers in the PSL, winning back to back PSL championships (2016 and 2017), and being named to the All-Star Team both seasons (2017 All-Star Game MVP). He is also a Forward and Captain for the Lasersharks BLC, taking part in LASNAI and other various tournaments throughout the US. He is a Forward for the Boston Megamen, traveling to Radotin, CZ for an international box lacrosse tournament. He spent two seasons coaching at La Salle University, and at Shawnee High School in Medford. He is currently a coach for the Tri-State Lacrosse Club, as well as the Eagle Box Lacrosse program. He currently resides in Philadelphia, PA.