What did you think you would do when you were a kid? Professional golfer.
First job in the industry: I had multiple positions at San Diego Sports Arena; when I left I was director of booking and marketing.
What is your favorite part of the job? Working with the most amazing teammates across all of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment.
What is your least favorite part of the job? This job requires me to work long hours and that means time away from my family.
Who are your favorite mentors? Scott O’Neil and Hugh Weber (Harris Blitzer), Ernie Hahn (San Diego Sports Arena).
Favorite book/movie/theater show: No matter how many times I’ve watched it, my go-to movie is “Goodfellas.” I’m currently reading the new Tiger Woods book by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian.
What would people be surprised to learn about you? I was a quarterback in high school and played with two high school All-Americans and one Heisman Trophy winner (Rashaan Salaam).
Best advice you’ve ever received: Curiosity is powerful.
Favorite live event you’ve attended: The 1984 National League Championship, Game 5, Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres at Jack Murphy Stadium, when the Padres won three straight to go to the World Series.
Biggest achievement in your career: Opening Barclays Center was an amazing feat. But being able to come in and lead our entertainment business at Prudential Center has been a great achievement of mine. To be able to see our strong and steady consecutive growth year after year is extremely rewarding.
Best memory of a day on the job: Being able to bring a legendary New Jersey artist like Bruce Springsteen to our building was a dream come true. It was an unbelievable night and one fans and our team will never forget.