Courtney Mahoney enters her 18th season with the Wolves and fourth as the senior vice president of operations.
The Western Springs native and Lyons Township High School graduate joined the Wolves community relations department in 1996 and moved into the leadership role before the 1997-98 season. She assumed control of game operations prior to the 2000-01 season before being named director of operations in 2004.
The 39-year-old Mahoney, who earned the AHL’s Ken McKenzie Award in 2009 for outstanding promotion of the team, has spearheaded some of the club’s most successful community endeavors, including the Read to Succeed and Adopt-A-Dog programs. Under her supervision, more than $4.5 million has been raised for Chicago Wolves Charities.
Mahoney and her staff were honored with the AHL Community Service Award for their community relations efforts during the 2011-12 season. The following year, Mahoney and the team earned the AHL’s award for providing the most outstanding fan experience in the Western Conference.
A 1996 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Mahoney resides in Chicago.