The Rochester Americans announced today that Rob Minter has been named the team’s Vice President of Business Operations. In his new role, Minter will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business-related activities of the Amerks organization.
“I’m tremendously excited to join such a longstanding and historic organization like the Rochester Americans,” said Minter. “I look forward to getting to know our loyal season ticket holders, corporate partners and the great hockey fans we have in the city of Rochester.”
Minter joins the Amerks following three years as the Director of Premium Seating for the NFL’s New Orleans Saints and NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans. During his tenure in New Orleans, Minter organized and managed a sales staff focused on the sale and retention of premium products for both franchises.
Prior to his time in New Orleans, Minter was the General Manager of IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions, where he was instrumental in delivering high-value ticket sales and data solutions for all 19 Virginia Tech athletic programs.
Minter also gained experience holding various roles in the business development department with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including overseeing all ticketing operations for the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League as well as the Canton Charge, the organization’s NBA D-League team. He began his full-time career in sports as a Sales Consultant for the Monsters from 2008 to 2010 before serving as the team’s Inside Sales Manager for the 2010-11 season.
Minter is a native of Virginia and a 2007 graduate of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.