Tom Hamilton was named President & CEO of the Iowa Heartlanders in April 2022. As President, Hamilton is responsible for the management, growth, promotion and day-to-day operations of the Iowa Heartlanders. An Iowa City native, Hamilton spent 33 years working for Hy-Vee and helped develop the local franchise in Coralville as Store Director.President Tom Hamilton: “After 33 years with Hy-Vee and being back in my hometown, I never dreamed I’d have the privilege and honor to be a part a new challenge that's this exciting. Heartlander pride just keeps growing in this town and there's more great things to come. I’d like to thank Dean MacDonald, Glenn Stanford and Brian McKenna for their assistance in helping to make my transition seamless.”Dean MacDonald, Chair of Deacon Sports and Entertainment: "We are excited to enter this second phase of growth with the Iowa Heartlanders by welcoming Tom to the Deacon Sports and Entertainment family. Tom's relationships with local businesses and partners throughout Eastern Iowa will be a tremendous asset as the Heartlanders build upon a tremendous first season in Coralville. Additionally, we would like to thank Brian McKenna for his excellent work during the team's inaugural season; Brian's expertise and knowledge helped make the Heartlanders a source of entertainment in a market that continues to develop a strong passion for hockey."
President & Chief Executive Officer Tom Hamilton
Wednesday, August 10th