LOS ANGELES, CA — Oak View Group has hired John Bolton as General Manager of a new 10,000-seat arena currently being developed in Palm Springs, CA. A joint project of OVG and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, the arena will serve as the future home of an American Hockey League team. It is expected to break ground in February and open in the fall of 2021.
Bolton, who brings 33 years of experience in facility operations, will also serve as OVG’s Senior Vice President of Entertainment. He opened and served as General Manager at BOK Center before becoming a Regional Vice President and Vice President of Entertainment at SMG.