Luciana Midili is a resourceful finance executive who currently serves as senior director of accounting and finance for the Florida Panthers, a National Hockey League (NHL) franchise based in the Miami, Florida, area. Ms. Midili is also controller of the BankAtlantic Center, the arena that hosts Panthers games, as well as rodeos, mixed martial arts matches and varioius other events.
Ms. Midili handles a broad range of responsibilities related to the financial operations of the NHL team and the event venue. She manages all functions of the accounting department and administration, and handles cash flow, forecasting, funding, controls and employee supervision. On the operations side, Ms. Midili manages the box office and ticketing for the BankAtlantic Center.
Ms. Midili began her career in public accounting before entering the hospitality/entertainment industry via positions at Hyatt Hotels and the Hard Rock Café. Throughout her career, she has distinguished herself by her readiness to roll up her sleeves when need be, and her ability to ask probing questions and make advantageous personal contacts.
Ms. Midili holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from the University of South Florida.