Michael Spadafora is currently the President of Kilty B’s Jr. Hockey Club. This is a role Michael takes great pride in, as the 50 year old club is a longstanding franchise of the community located right in the heart of the Hamilton Mountain riding.
Michael has invested substantial time and energy into community building efforts as he fostered the growth and development of some of the cornerstone programs in Hamilton’s current hockey landscape. At present, Michael is the General Manager of the Hamilton Huskies Hockey Club. In his role as GM Michael has been critical in growing the organization and strengthening the fabric of a historical and important organization for many individuals and families in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. Michel was the owner of the Brantford “Junior B” Hockey club where he gained experience in sports team management, human resources and sports operations as well as setting the roadmap for the future of the team. Michael also currently volunteers as a Hamilton Tiger Cats Tigertown Council Member.
Prior to stepping back from corporate environments to prioritize his commitment to politics in Hamilton, Michael held a role as a Business Development Manager for PPG-Dulux where he managed a robust rolodex of customers and clients across Ontario. Previous to his role at PPG-Dulux Michael was the owner operator of a contracting company, where he had much success building custom homes and enjoyed meeting and working with many local suppliers, contractors, homeowners, and professionals.
Michael’s proudest role and greatest accomplishment is that of a family man. Michael and his wife Joanna boast 12 years of marital success and commitment. They are proud parents to three beautiful young children, Ela Rose, Ava and Michael Jr. Being a family man has inspired Michael to extend his voice and energy to making Ontario a better place to raise a family and a better place for all individuals to be proud to call home.
Michael’s professional and volunteer roles are a reflection of his strong commitment and belief in Hamilton. Michael is a proven leader with an unwavering voice of reason. He is unafraid to be seen and heard. He maintains a growth mindset in all that he takes on and commits himself to. He has a proven track record for fostering strong community foundations – and operates with the belief that strong communities and strong cities are the building blocks for a stronger Ontario.