Executive Vice President/General Manager, BBVA Compass Stadium He’s seen the best and the worst, all in the same day. (Photo: Wilf Thorne) Hometown Born in Spain but grew up in Miami. I thought I’d grow up to be A lawyer or an MLB player. First job in the industry The Miami Hooters of the Arena Football League. On the facilities side it was Miami Arena. Favorite part of the job Helping create memories for our guests. We cannot control what happens on a field, pitch, ice, court or stage, but what we can have an influence on is the experience. Least favorite part of the job Making the hard decisions that impact individuals and their livelihoods. That part of the job is never easy. Mentors Russ Simons, Michael Marion, Mark Miller, Shea Guinn, Chris Granger, Carl Adkins, Jerry Anderson and, most impactfully, Mike McGee, who has been mentoring me for the… Continue Reading Talking Points: Juan Rodriguez

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