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Director of Arena Operations

Robert Neumann

Robert Neumann begins his second season with the Rochester Americans as the Director of Arena Operations for The Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial.

In his current role, Neumann oversees the day-to-day management of Blue Cross Arena operations. Prior to joining the Amerks in July of 2018, he spent the previous 11 years with the Buffalo Sabres and KeyBank Center. After four seasons in game presentation/special events, Neumann moved to the operations department as an event manager before being promoted to senior event manager in 2016.

During his tenure at KeyBank Center, Neumann oversaw the front of house event staff and was involved in the coordination of dozens of touring acts and numerous other events, such as the 2014 and 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball First and Second Rounds as well as the 2011 and 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships.

A native of Tonawanda, NY, Neumann received a bachelor’s degree in Sport and Recreation Management from Niagara University in 2006.

He currently resides in Greece with his wife, Brittany, and their two dogs.

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