Rob Minter was named Vice President of Business Operations for the Rochester Americans on December 12, 2017. In this role, Minter is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business-related activities of the Amerks organization.
Under Minter’s leadership, the Amerks experienced a 15% increase in Season Ticket Membership renewal rate entering the 2018-19 season in addition to a significant boost in overall corporate partnership value.
Minter, who is set to begin his second full season leading the Amerks in 2019-20, was also instrumental in the successful transition of Pegula Sports and Entertainment taking over management of The Blue Cross Arena in August 2018. The move, in partnership with the City of Rochester, further allows the continued development along Rochester’s downtown corridor and Genesee River.
Minter joined 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. He currently resides in Pittsford with his wife, Lauren, and their two sons Connor (6) and Patrick (4).
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