Senior Sports Executive
Member Since: 2018
John has an extensive track record of success, having served most recently as Senior
Director of Sales at Churchill Downs. He oversaw the Suite, PSL, Premium and Ticket
Sales departments, spanning the Kentucky Derby, the Kentucky Oaks the entire racing
calendar. He also oversaw the Special Events Sales department, responsible for all
private events held at the track, which grew exponentially during his tenure. Finally,
he was instrumental in developing the overall sales strategy for existing opportunities
and long-term capital expansion planning.
John has an extensive track record of success, having served most recently as Vice
President of Ticket Sales and Service with the Cleveland Browns. Davis held a similar
position with the Cincinnati Reds baseball team and the New York Islanders hockey
team, where he also served as Vice President of Ticket Sales.
John graduated with a B.A. in Sports Marketing from Xavier University. He and his
wife Jennifer have two daughters, Campbell and Rosella.