This is what it boils down to to me.
I wont be optimistic if Chud is still here also
There are 3 scenarios, imo, and they rank best to worst.
Best case: New GM comes in with his ideal staff in mind, and cleans house.
Acceptable: New GM comes in, works with Rivera to rebuild the team and staff.
Worst case: New GM comes in, keeps Rivera, Chud, et al.