Jim Loria

Director of Corporate Sales
Jim joined the Storm's front office on May 1, 2014 and is in charge of the team's corporate partnership sales and community development. A 39-year veteran in the business of sports team management of which 15 seasons were spent here in Sioux Falls where Jim served as the business operations leader of the Sioux Falls Stampede Hockey Club from its inception back in 1998 until 2012. Loria was also part of the Sioux Falls Canaries' front office from 2010-2012 when the franchise was then known as the "Pheasants".

During his tenure with the Stampede, the club was twice honored as the United States Hockey League Organization-of-the-Year (2002 & 2006) and became the first-ever sport franchise nominated by the South Dakota State Chamber of Commerce for the prestigious "APEX Business Excellence Award" (2002).

Under Jim's leadership with the Stampede, the team was chosen "Best in Business for Community Outreach" three straight years by the Argus Leader (2002-2004) and twice recognized by the National USA Home Builders Association in Washington, DC for the "Best Community Promotion" (Playhouse Promenade, 2005 and Mall Golf, 2009).

Jim was the recipient of the 2007 Distinguished Sales & Marketing Award given annually by the Sioux Falls SME Executives Club. He was also previously honored as Executive-of-the-Year in the Western Canada Junior Hockey League and International Hockey League. With the Storm, the franchise has been honored as the Indoor Football League’s “Community Team-of-the-Year” for three straight seasons (2015-2017). During the span, the Storm’s community outreach programs and game-night fundraisers have raised $400,000 for numerous local charities and family-related causes.

Jim is married. He and his wife, Wendy, are the proud parents of three daughters: Jaimee (Wausau, Wisconsin), Cali (Sioux Falls) and Nikki (Blaine, Minnesota) and three lovely grandchildren (Kingsley James, Mae Camille and Owen James).

Jim's Contact Info:
E-Mail: jim@siouxfallsstorm.com
Phone: 605.610.5902