Category: Faces & Places

IAVM Award Winner: Denny Magruder

In his 35-plus years as executive director of WesBanco Arena and, since 2009, the Capitol Theatre, Denny Magruder has influenced countless venue managers.

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IAVM Award Winner: Russ Simons

“I must be one of the last, if not the last, person to win this award who actually worked with Joe Anzivino,” says Russ Simons, winner of the annual IAVM award for 2021.

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Management: September 2021

Kate Guarrieri is new to the talent booking team at Nederlander Concerts. (Courtesy company) Andrew Saunders was named vice president of entertainment for Seminole Gaming, with responsibility for live entertainment programming at Seminole Gaming venues throughout Florida. Saunders most recently held booking positions for AEG at Staples Center and Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles as a senior talent buyer working in tandem with the Presents division and was a VenuesNow Generation Next honoree in 2019. Nederlander Concerts added Kate Guarrieri to its talent booking team. Guarrieri worked for Live Nation as a local talent buyer and national tour director. Spectra appointed Michael Logan general manager at the Swiftel Center in Brookings, South Dakota. Logan was Spectra’s assistant general manager and director of events at the Now Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Veteran sports executive John Brody has joined IMG Learfield as chief revenue officer. Brody was executive vice president, global […]

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Management: August 2021

Alex Winsberg (left) and George Hanna have new positions with the Los Angeles Clippers organization. The Los Angeles Clippers organization added two executive-level positions. George Hanna, chief technology and digital officer, will work across the NBA Clippers, the G League Agua Caliente Clippers, the Forum and the Inglewood Basketball and Entertainment Center, the Clippers’ planned new arena scheduled to open in 2024, and oversee technology and digital. Alex Winsberg begins as the new chief legal officer for the new arena and general counsel of the Forum. Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia appointed Kelley Maddox vice president of sales. Maddox will lead the development and implementation of strategic sales and marketing initiatives for the 208-room hotel and new Event Center, which is now accepting bookings for meetings and private events. Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. promoted Randy Fibiger to senior vice president of bookings and named Josephine Vaccarello senior vice president […]

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