Assistant General Manager, Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville, S.C. When Joe Dolan was in high school in Chester County, Pa., he dreamed of becoming the general manager of an NHL team, preferably the nearby Philadelphia Flyers. His brother played youth hockey with the son of Peter Luukko, a longtime executive with the Flyers and Comcast Spectacor, and Dolan had the opportunity to ask Luukko for career advice. Luukko, now executive chairman of the Florida Panthers, advised him to start on the venues side of the business, because he “would get to work with a lot of different people and learn about a lot of different things,” Dolan said. (Luukko also now holds a position with Oak View Group, owner of VenuesNow.) Between his love of sports and his love of live music, Dolan didn’t need much more encouragement than that. Years later, he is not yet calling the shots for the… Continue Reading Generation Next: Joe Dolan

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