LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — It was announced that Don Graham has been promoted from Director of Events & Production to Assistant General Manager of Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, by Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Staples Center, Nokia Theatre L.A. Live and L.A. Live Lee Zeidman.
In his new role as Assistant General Manager of Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, Graham will take on the additional responsibilities of coordinating all production and scheduling related to events for not only Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, but as well for the Nokia Plaza and the Event Deck at L.A. Live.
Graham joined Nokia Theatre L.A. Live and AEG in February 2008 as the Director of Events & Production, and in just one year has been promoted to Assistant General Manager. Since joining AEG Graham has overseen many events in the theatre’s first full year of operation, including concerts by Neil Young, The Who, Carrie Underwood, Rush, Kayne West to name a few. Nokia Theatre has also hosted a number of special events since Graham came on board including Speed Racer Movie Premiere, American Idol Finale, the 16th Annual ESPY Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and the American Music Awards.
Prior to joining Nokia Theatre L.A. Live and AEG, Graham was the Vice President of Events & Production for Opening Day Partners, where he oversaw the booking and event management for four minor league baseball stadiums on the east coast. Before joining Opening Day Partners, Graham was the Assistant General Manager at the Wachovia Complex in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he worked for nine years. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers