PACIOLAN ANNOUNCES KIM DAMRON AS PRESIDENT ALONG WITH KEY EXECUTIVE PROMOTIONS
IRVINE, Calif. (Mar. 6, 2017) – Paciolan today announced promotions for several key members of its team, including Kim Damron's appointment as President of the division. In her new role as President, Damron will oversee the strategic direction for all aspects of Paciolan, including operations, product and technology solutions and client satisfaction. Damron will continue to report to Dave Butler, Chief Executive Officer of Paciolan.
"Kim Damron is a strong leader with unparalleled experience in our industry," said Dave Butler, Chief Executive Officer of Paciolan. "Her expertise and vision touches the entire organization and drives Paciolan's delivery of world-class solutions for our clients and their customers."
In her most recent role as Chief Operating Officer, Damron oversaw customer service, technology operations, ecommerce, marketing and the client partner team. Damron, also managed strategic partnerships and was instrumental in the growth of the organization's alliance with StubHub. Prior to Damron's twelve-year tenure at Paciolan, she served in leadership positions at Tickets.com, Buy.com and Paramount Studios.
"I am honored to accept this role and excited about the team we have assembled to achieve our goals," said Damron. "I am passionate about serving our client community and growing the business through innovative technology offerings and best-in-class solutions."
Steve Demots Promoted to Chief Revenue Officer
In addition, the company promoted Steve Demots to Chief Revenue Officer today. Demots will manage all aspects of the client-facing business, including the teams leading business development, client partner, marketing, Ballena, and Fan One. In his previous role as Senior Vice President of Business Development, Demots, oversaw the success and growth of Paciolan's client community, as well as the acquisition of new clients. In 2016, under Demots' leadership, the division gained the most new clients in the company's 36-year history.
Craig Ricks Promoted to Senior Vice President of Marketing
Craig Ricks has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Marketing, overseeing corporate marketing, public relations, corporate communications, and marketing services. Ricks has served in a strategic marketing role with the company for 14 years and recently launched a full service digital marketing agency, Paciolan Digital Group, offering digital services to clients designed to help them better engage fans and sell tickets.
Christian Lewis Promoted to Vice President of Business Development
Christian Lewis has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development, overseeing the retention, acquisition of and growth of the client community. Lewis has served in a strategic role at Paciolan for more than three years, growing the community and developing long-term relationships. Lewis has a long history in live entertainment serving in leadership roles at Terrapin Sports Marketing at the University of Maryland, CBS College Sports Properties, and at Cardinal Sports Properties at Stanford University.