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VEGAS – March 17, 2017 – Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz announced today, March 17, that the team has hired Jim Frevola as the club’s Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer. In this role, Frevola will oversee the organization’s media sales and sponsorship efforts, collaborate with Golden Knights Vice President of Global Partnerships Michael Mungiello on securing new partnerships in the business community and provide insightful direction to the team’s overall sales strategy. Frevola will also play a critical role in selling all digital, radio and television inventory throughout the Golden Knights regional territory.
Frevola will officially join the Golden Knights organization on Monday, March 20, 2017.
“We are pleased to welcome Jim to our senior leadership team,” said Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz. “He is a results-driven executive who has an impressive track record of driving revenue and creating mutually beneficial long-term business partnerships. Jim’s wealth of experience will be invaluable to our organization and help us achieve our overall sales and business objectives.”
Frevola comes to the Golden Knights front office after three years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as their Chief Partnership Officer. Prior to joining the Bucs, Frevola was based in Las Vegas with UFC as their Vice President of Marketing Partnerships – North America from June 2011 to June 2014.
He has held senior level positions with Lincoln Financial Media where he oversaw all local media sales and radio inventory on the flagship station of the Miami Heat, the Cleveland Browns (Vice President of Integrated Sales and Marketing), Miami Dolphins (Senior Director of Marketing Partnerships and then Vice President of the Miami Dolphins Radio Network) and Florida Marlins (Director of Marketing Partnerships).
A graduate of the University of Miami, Frevola holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. He worked for his alma mater from 2007-2010 as an Associate Athletic Director and was responsible for all aspects of sales and marketing, in addition to negotiating significant increases in new multimedia rights agreements and radio/television rights agreements.
Jim and his wife Ybis have three children, Reed (16), Jack (15) and Emme (13).
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