Jim Van Stone - CCO
Monumental Sports & Entertainment, US
Jim Van Stone - CCO, Monumental Sports & Entertainment, US
Jim Van Stone is the President of Business Operations and Chief Commercial Officer at Monumental Sports and Entertainment located in Washington, DC. In his role he oversees ticket sales and services, corporate partnerships, executive suites, marketing and retail business. Previously he served as the Chief Revenue Officer.
Mr. Van Stone joined Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment in 2010, after serving as the Vice President of Ticket Sales and Service at the Washington Capitals since 2007. Prior to working with the Capitals, Mr. Van Stone was Senior Vice President of Ticket Sales for the Phoenix Coyotes (NHL) and Arizona Sting (NLL). Previously, he served as Vice President of Sales for both Comcast‐Spectacor sports teams, the Philadelphia Flyers and 76ers.
Mr. Van Stone began his career in 1991 as an intern with the 76ers and became a Ticket Sales Representative in 1993. He progressed to the position of Director of Sales in charge of new business development before leaving the organization in 1998. He then joined the Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL) as Director of Ticket Sales and Operations, overseeing all ticket‐related responsibilities. Following the Lightning, Mr. Van Stone joined the Cleveland Cavaliers/Gund Arena Company in 1999, serving as Vice President of Ticket Sales. In this capacity, Mr. Van Stone oversaw subscription sales, group sales, telemarketing, and customer service operations for the Cavaliers (NBA), Cleveland Rockers (WNBA) and Gund Arena. With over 20 years in the industry, Van Stone has established a solid track record of forward thinking and strategic plans that propel revenue generating departments.
Mr. Van Stone holds a master’s degree in Sports and Recreation Administration from Temple University, as well as a bachelor of arts in communications from William Paterson College (NJ).
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