Tom Paquette has been named to replace John Sparks at AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas, as VP and GM of the National Basketball Association arena. He begins his new job Nov. 7.
Paquette is currently general manager of Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, S.C., for Global Spectrum. That private management firm has posted the job internally, Paquette said. Brian Hixenbaugh, currently assistant GM at Colonial Life Arena, will be the interim GM.