L.A.’s Hollywood Park Expands Workforce with 22 New Hires and Promotions

Los Angeles’ Hollywood Park campus is expanding its workforce. The complex — which includes SoFi Stadium, YouTube Theater and more — has announced the addition or promotion of more than 20 employees for a workforce that is currently made up of an 80% diverse population. 

In the revenue department, Hollywood Park has welcomed three new employees and promoted two. Greg Kish joins Hollywood Park as its svp of revenue, leading all revenue efforts across the campus’ 300 acres. Chris Sloan comes to Hollywood Park as vp of global partnerships where he will oversee corporate partnership growth and development. Rich Wang is Hollywood Park’s vp of business strategy and analytics, overseeing the data team and overall strategy for the company. Chelsea Lipocky serves as the senior director of partnership marketing where she co-leads all of the partnership marketing efforts on behalf of SoFi Stadium, Hollywood Park and YouTube Theater. Katie Cross is the senior director of partnership marketing and co-leads all of the partnership marketing efforts on behalf of SoFi Stadium, Hollywood Park, and YouTube Theater. 

“We continue to add an accomplished and diverse group of leaders to our growing team,” said SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park managing director Jason Gannon in a release. “We are working hard to bring SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park to life, and we are excited to welcome these team members on our journey to deliver a global sports and entertainment destination.” 

For faculty and campus operations, Hollywood Park promoted Otto Bendict to svp of facility and campus operations, while Chan Onechanh becomes vp of facility operations. The department also welcomed Tina Suca as vp of event operations.

Nate Goldstien was promoted to senior counsel in legal, while Joe Sesin was promoted to svp of finance and accounting.  

Under the business operations umbrella, a string of employees have been promoted. Matt Kittle is now svp of business operations, Janice Ide takes on the role of vp of human resources, Anjali Raval has become vp of marketing of promotions, Tracie Jackson is now senior director of marketing, Kristi Mexia serves as senior director of communications, and Jason Witt was elevated to senior director of community affairs and engagement. Vanessa Kromer heads to Hollywood Parks as senior director of publicity, where she will manage music and entertainment communications. 

The programming and booking department has tapped Adolfo Romero as vp of programming and events, Andrew Bragman as vp of ticket operations and Jen Sandstrom as senior director of programming and booking.  

Janette Smrcka has been named as Hollywood Park’s vp of information technology, while Jason E Cothern will serve as vp of production and broadcast operations.