SAN FRANCISCO (CelebrityAccess) — Chase Center, the new 18,064-seat sports and entertainment arena currently under construction in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, has announced the expansion of its operations team with a spate of new hirings.
Among the new hires is Mike Sciortino as Vice President of Operations, Michael Rescigno as Senior Director of Parking and Transportation and Adrianne Wynne, who has been named as Senior Director of Event Services.
The team also promoted current Warriors employees Stevie Gray to Vice President, Ticket Operations and Phil Hastings to Vice President, Event Experiences. All of the above will report directly to Chase Center’s Chief Operations Officer, Stephen Collins.
“We are just over a year out from Chase Center opening in September of 2019 and the expansion of our operations team is critical to the success of our opening and overall fan experience,” Chase Center Chief Operations Officer, Stephen Collins said in a press statement. “All of our new hires and promotions bring a wide variety of experience to Chase Center and will further provide our guests, fans, and attendees with the best experience possible.”
Mike Sciortino, the Vice President of Operations, will be responsible for the day to day operations of Chase Center overseeing all of the ‘back of house’ functions, including event set-up, conversion, event production and the overall physical upkeep of the facility. Sciortino coms to the Chase Center after a stint leading Facility and Event Services at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Adrianne Wynne, the Senior Director of Event Services, will liaison with promoters, tour managers and other event personnel for entertainment events at Chase Center. Wynne previously worked for the Prudential Center, home of the NJ Devils, and most recently at Madison Square Garden having overseen event operations for a variety of events including the Grammys, Papal Mass, MTV Music Awards, Stanley Cup Finals and the NCAA Regionals. She was also part of the team responsible for the reopening of the LA Forum after the storied venue’s renovation in 2013.
Michael Rescigno, the Senior Director of Parking and Transportation, will oversee the arena’s parking facilities and will coordinate with vendors and SFMTA and other city agencies to facilitate fans getting to the arena.