Get To Know: Tera Black

Charlotte Parent|August 2019

Get To Know: Tera Black

Tera Black is the chief operating officer for the Charlotte Checkers, overseeing the day-to-day business operations and overall marketing strategy.

Michele Huggins

She is the only female COO in the American Hockey League. She and her husband Jamie Black are parents to Hayley, 16, and Cassidy, 11, and two cats Rick and Cheeto.

Where in Charlotte do you live?

We live in Myers Park. We moved to Charlotte from San Diego 13 years ago. I grew up in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Northern California and consider myself very lucky to have lived in beautiful areas all my life.

Tell us about your job. What do you like and what are the challenges?

I have the wonderful responsibility of overseeing a group of very talented people. I like just about everything about my job, but like with any job, there are parts that are hard. I have been lucky to do something I love for my entire career, so there isn’t any room to complain. We do a lot of work in the Charlotte community, which is also incredibly rewarding.

What’s the hardest part of juggling family life and work-life?

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August 2019