Kerry Bubolz joined the Vegas Golden Knights as the franchise’s President on November 1, 2016. In this role, Bubolz will oversee all of the business ventures for Las Vegas’ first major league professional sports franchise.
Bubolz joined the Golden Knights after spending 13 years with the National Basketball Association's Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization. Since 2013, Bubolz was the franchise’s president of business operations, where he was responsible for the oversight of ticket and suite sales; corporate sponsorship revenue; broadcasting, marketing and communications; fan and community engagement; digital and social engagement; and box office operations. Bubolz also served as president and alternate governor for all franchise property teams owned by the Cavaliers Operating Company, including the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League (AHL), the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League and the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League.
Prior to his tenure in Cleveland, Bubolz enjoyed successful runs with multiple teams in various leagues around the country. He spent time as the Vice President of Sales for both the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League and Southwest Sports Group, which includes the Dallas Stars of the NHL and Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball. Before that, he held a variety of roles during a six-year run with the International Hockey League’s Cleveland Lumberjacks, including: team president, chief operating officer and senior vice president of business operations.
Bubolz is a 1989 graduate of Oklahoma State University. He resides in Las Vegas with his wife, Melissa, and daughters, Madison and Emma.