Meet the Leadership Team


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    Evan Suttner is a graduate of Indiana University, where he earned his master’s degree in Sport Management and bachelor’s degree in Communication and Culture. While at IU, Evan worked for five seasons with the Indiana Women’s Basketball team as a manager and graduate assistant. He also spent three seasons as an advance scout for the WNBA’s New York Liberty and two summers traveling the country as an instructor for PGC (Point Guard College) Basketball. Evan joined Primetime in 2012 as Director of Basketball, before transitioning to Vice President of The Pacers Athletic Center in 2016. As President of Pacers Athletic Center, Evan oversees all leagues, training, teams, marketing, and more for the facility. He and his wife Lauren reside in Carmel, IN with their daughter Sydney.


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    Brandon Lafferman is a graduate of Butler University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Education. He has a passion for helping young athletes develop their strengths—physically, mentally, and emotionally—through memorable sports experiences and worked to co-found Indiana Primetime Sports, Inc. in 2007. As Chief Operating Officer, Brandon oversees sponsorships and events for Pacers Athletic Center and the upcoming Finch Creek Fieldhouse, opening in 2018. Brandon is also entering his fifth season as Head Boys Basketball Coach at University High School in Carmel. Brandon enjoys traveling, golf, watching football, and spending time with his wife Dani, son Crew and daughter Lennox.


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    JP Cline is a graduate from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Technology Management. While at IU, JP proudly served as a member of the IU Student Foundation Steering Committee. Prior to joining Pacers Athletic Center in July 2017, JP gained experience at EY and Merrill Lynch in risk advisory and private wealth management. JP is responsible for overseeing accounting and financing activities at The Pacers Athletic Center and the upcoming Finch Creek Fieldhouse.


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    Billy Bunkowfst is from Winamac, IN and is a graduate of IUPUI where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. He has been with the company since January of 2016, where he first started as a part-time employee. Billy began working full time at Pacers Athletic Center in 2017, as the Director of Operations. Billy oversees all aspects of the facility, including working closely with event operators and local youth sports programs/leagues, customer service needs, equipment, concessions, maintenance and more.


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    Cullen Webster is a graduate of IUPUI where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education. Cullen has experience as a Varsity Assistant for the University High School Boys Basketball team in Carmel, where he also played. He has been a vital part of the Primetime Basketball program over the past 6 years. Cullen coaches Primetime teams, and is one of the lead trainers for the program. He also oversees the Primetime Smaller Baller League and training program, as well as Primetime Summer Camps and Grand Park Select Basketball teams. Cullen and his fiancé Kristen reside in Indianapolis, IN.


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    Justin Bates is a graduate of Anderson University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications/Journalism. Having been involved in athletics for the past 20+ years, Justin is a long-time athlete and also a licensed IHSAA football and basketball official. He served as the Sports Information Director at Anderson University from 2001-2014 and was an assistant coach for the Anderson University softball team from 2006-2015. Justin is also the Sports Editor and a Sports Writer at The Herald Bulletin. Originally from Vero Beach, FL, Justin and his wife Heather now reside in Anderson, IN with their daughter Holly.


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    David Clark is a proud Hoosier who has loved the game of basketball his whole life—starting as a player, then a coach, a sports writer, and now as an official. He has been a referee assigner since 2008 and enjoys working at the varsity high school level as a licensed official. When he’s not at Pacers Athletic Center, David is also a private painting contractor. He is married with five children and four grandchildren.