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The Norfolk Admirals will welcome a new president on Nov. 7 (Photo Courtesy Norfolk Admirals Twitter)

There’s a new Norfolk Admirals president in town, and he boasts a history of working with teams in the National Hockey League.

Michael Santos will begin his tenure as the president of the Norfolk Admirals on Monday after serving as the director of hockey operations for the Nashville Predators and the assistant general manager for the Florida Panthers.

Santos will begin immediately, with Mango Media Group’s Ardon Wiener and Michael Gargy in Hampton Roads to welcome him during his first week.

The public will also get a chance to say hello to Santos on Monday at a 3 p.m. introduction event at aLatte Cafe, located at 321 Granby Street.



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Adrienne Mayfield is an award-winning, multi-media journalist hailing from Clermont, Fla. She moved to Lynchburg, Va. on a whim when she was 19, and worked her way to Hampton Roads in 2013. Adrienne is passionate about telling people stories via covering public safety and the judicial system. She isn’t afraid to take a heads-on approach to covering crime, including knocking on doors to get the details police aren’t sharing. Adrienne is a 2014 Old Dominion University graduate who still lives within walking distance of the college. You may see her cruising around Downtown Norfolk on her bike, enjoying a sandwich from Grilled Cheese Bistro or playing fetch with her dog, Greta, at the Colonial Place dog park.