Chris Gargani

Chris Gargani

VP, Sales and Marketing

Speaker Bio

A veteran of the sports and live entertainment industry, Chris brings over 20 plus years of experience to the Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL) as of February 2018. As Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Chris oversees all football and music related marketing, ticket sales, ticket services and ticket operations for the entire organization. Chris leads a team of 50 throughout the company that drives revenues for the Jaguars as well as Daily’s Place, the Jaguars onsite boutique amphitheater, along with TIAA Bank Field. Responsible for over $75 million in sales revenue, Chris works with his team on planning, process, strategy, vison, client experience and new product development to insure the ultimate experience at both TIAA Bank Field and Daily’s Place. He also oversees all ticketing and marketing elements of the Jaguars games played in London at Wembley Stadium.

Prior to arriving in Jacksonville, Chris served as Vice President, Midwest at Live Nation Entertainment, where he oversaw 18 music and live entertainment venues in 10 cities/states where premium seats and VIP hospitality were part of the overall venue experience. He spent 10 season as Vice President|Managing Director, Sales and Marketing with the Washington Nationals (MLB). Chris had previous stops at the Charlotte Bobcats (NBA), Tampa Bay Rays (MLB) and Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL). He started his career in Spring Training with the Cincinnati Reds and is a graduate of the University of Florida. Chris resides in the Neptune Beach area of Jacksonville, Florida his wife Tona.