PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast Spectacor, owner of a portfolio of professional sports teams and live entertainment assets, has appointed Valerie Camillo President of Business Operations for the Philadelphia Flyers and Wells Fargo Center. Camillo will oversee all key business functions, including sales, marketing, analytics, technology and overall business optimization for the storied NHL franchise and one of the country’s busiest arenas. The announcement was made today by Dave Scott, Chairman and CEO of Comcast Spectacor and Governor of the Philadelphia Flyers.
“Valerie’s proven expertise in realizing revenue opportunities and implementing strategies that accelerate growth make her the right choice to lead an exciting new era for the Flyers and the Wells Fargo Center,” said Scott. “As we transform our venue into the most technologically-advanced arena in the country and the Flyers’ pipeline of young talent continues to meld with our proven stars, Valerie’s leadership will ensure that our business operations perform at peak levels and deliver a best-in-class fan experience.”
Overseeing all key business functions for the Flyers and Wells Fargo Center, Camillo will report directly to Comcast Spectacor Chairman and CEO Dave Scott. Among those reporting to Camillo in her new role are the Flyers’ EVP and COO Shawn Tilger and the Wells Fargo Center’s SVP and General Manager Mike Scanlon. Camillo will relocate to the Philadelphia area and start her new role early next year.
“I’m looking very forward to joining the team at Comcast Spectacor and working to maximize all the potential and opportunities ahead of us,” said Camillo. “The Flyers and Wells Fargo Center are landmark entities entering promising chapters in their respective histories, and I am thrilled to play a key role as these businesses advance.”
Camillo joins Comcast Spectacor from the Washington Nationals, where she was Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer, leading the development and implementation of the club’s initiatives to maximize commercial opportunities and long-term growth. Previously she was Senior Vice President, Team Marketing and Business Operations for the NBA. In this role, she provided strategic counsel to multiple NBA clubs that covered best practices in revenue generation, marketing, analytics, technology and property development. Prior to joining the NBA, Camillo led a strategy consulting practice for Booz Allen Hamilton and acquired additional experience as a consultant for IBM and Price Waterhouse Coopers. She earned her B.S. and M.B.A. from the University of Virginia.
About Comcast Spectacor
Comcast Spectacor is a professional sports and live entertainment company that is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology leader that operates Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal and Sky. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Comcast Spectacor owns and operates the Wells Fargo Center arena and complex, as well as a portfolio of professional sports teams that includes the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Overwatch League’s Philadelphia Fusion, Overwatch Contenders’ Fusion University, the National Lacrosse League’s Philadelphia Wings and the Maine Mariners of the ECHL. Comcast Spectacor also holds strategic interest in several partner companies spanning the sports and entertainment landscape, including Spectra, Learfield, Xfinity Live! Philadelphia and N3rd Street Gamers. Visit us at ComcastSpectacor.com for more information.