Potawatomi Fire General Manager David J. Qualls is a native of Tecumseh, Oklahoma. He has worked in the music, entertainment, and gaming industry for more than 30 years. Qualls brings a vast amount of creative abilities to FireLake Arena as its director, which blends well with the mission of the Potawatomi Fire program.
Additionally, Qualls privately owns various small businesses that work simultaneously with the gaming and entertainment industry. He also previously held elected positions as a city mayor, school board member, and trade association president.
As the current general manager for the Potawatomi Fire, Qualls and his experience serve as valuable off-the-court assets for the team and its team market owner, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.
Qualls is excited to bring the Potawatomi Fire to Shawnee and the surrounding Oklahoma communities to introduce The Basketball League as well as its talent and enthusiasm.