Executive VP, Communications, Tampa Bay Lightning
Local Board Member, Tampa Bay
In his role as Executive Vice President, Communications for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Amalie Arena, Bill Wickett oversees broadcasting, community hockey development, community relations, game presentation, public relations and all editorial content for the organization. He also serves as Managing Director, Communications for Strategic Property Partners, the development company managed by Lightning Chairman Jeff Vinik and Cascade Investment, LLC. Wickett, a graduate of the University of Michigan, joined the Lightning in 1999 after working with the Detroit Pistons of the NBA and in the athletic department at Michigan.
A 16-year member of the Lightning organization and the Tampa Bay community, Wickett sits on boards for the Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation, the Florida Sports Foundation and the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, in addition to his role with The Positive Coaching Alliance of Tampa Bay. He resides in Oldsmar, with his wife, Mikki and their three school-aged children, Sean , Jane and Jake.