MEMPHIS, TN (CelebrityAccess) — The Memphis Grizzlies and FedExForum announced the hiring of facilities veteran Dwight Johnson to the post of Vice President of Arena Operations.
Johnson joins the organization after almost a decade with SMG Richmond as the General Manager since 2009. Prior to his role as General Manager, he acted as Director of Operations with SMG Richmond beginning in 2005.
During his 13-year tenure at SMG, Johnson oversaw operations at the Richmond Coliseum, Altria Theater, Dominion Energy Center and the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center.
A native of Thibodaux, Louisiana, Johnson is a graduate of Louisiana State University.
Johnson’s first day at FedExForum will be March 19.