Director, Event Production & Sales
Member Since: 2021
Karl Crudup is an event producer and venue event sales & marketing expert who works with professional sports teams to develop fan event experiences and nontraditional revenue opportunities. Karl has spent over 15 years working in hospitality and event management for multimillion-dollar brands and venues creating award-winning event experiences.
Crudup’s passion and excitement for the sports industry has led to accredited success, including leading record sales during his 6 seasons with AT&T Stadium as Director of Special Event Sales. Now in his 5th NBA season with the Sacramento Kings, Karl develops and leads sales strategies for Golden 1 Center private event business, Sacramento Kings-produced events, and premium road trip experiences.
Karl embraces the opportunity to share his personal and professional expertise though minority youth mentorship and volunteering including his work as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), Board of Directors for the Sacramento LGBT Center, Sacramento Kings Diversity & Inclusion Council leading the LGBTQ+ ERG.