ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE APPOINTS ADAM LORBER AS VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS FOR THE ATLANTIC CITY BLACKJACKS
Tue, Jul 30, 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (July 31, 2019) – Today, the Arena Football League (AFL) officially announced the appointment of Adam Lorber as Vice President of Business Operations for the Atlantic City Blackjacks. In this position, Mr. Lorber will oversee day-to-day operations for the Atlantic City Blackjacks, who were previously managed by Trifecta Sports and Entertainment, as the league assumes control of business operations for the team. Lorber is also charged with continuing to grow the team after a successful inaugural season.
Mr. Lorber’s career in the professional sports industry spans over 19 years. Previously, Mr. Lorber served as Vice President of Business Development for the Staten Island Yankees for three seasons before being promoted to Chief Revenue Officer. He also served as the President and General Manager of the Camden Riversharks for nine years, and as the Director of Corporate Sales for the New Jersey Nets. Additionally, Lorber has held positions with the Professional Bull Riders, the Lakewood Blue Claws and the Newark Bears. In 2009, Mr. Lorber was honored with the prestigious Atlantic League Executive of the Year Award.
“Adam brings extensive experience within the sports industry to the AFL, and we are proud to welcome him to the team,” said Randall Boe, Commissioner of the Arena Football League. “We look forward to having him on board to help expand the presence of the Atlantic City Blackjacks, and ensure that we're providing the most engaging, action-packed experience in sports entertainment for our fans."
Mr. Lorber received his master’s degree in Business Administration from Arcadia University in 2012, and graduated from The University of Miami with a B.A. in Political Science and Pre-Law in 1996. With Mr. Lorber’s expertise in leading sports franchises, he will be looked upon to increase sales opportunities and entrench the team into the marketplace.
“I admire how the Arena Football League has continued to expand and deliver innovative advancements in the sports industry,” said Lorber. “They offer an extremely high-quality entertainment experience for their fans, and I am thrilled to be a part of the organization and bring my knowledge of the industry to the Atlantic City Blackjacks.”
For more information, or to request an interview with a representative from the Arena Football League, please contact Devan West directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or (610) 428-3166.
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The Arena Football League (AFL) enters its 32nd season in 2019. Since its inception in 1987, the AFL showcases a fast-paced, exciting game to a significant number of fans in a myriad of markets. With the addition of two new teams in Atlantic City, N.J., and Columbus, O.H., the League totals six teams, all of which will play 12 regular-season games in 2019: Albany, Atlantic City, Columbus, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. The League can be found on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using the handle @OfficialAFL.