Facility, live entertainment managers named for Edmonton's Rogers Place
Two new management professionals have been added to the team that will run Rogers Place, Edmonton’s new downtown arena set to open in September.
Arena operator Oilers Entertainment Group announced Wednesday that Michael McFaul will be assistant general manager, facility operations, while Sheena Way will be assistant general manager, live entertainment.
McFaul was previously director of engineering and maintenance for BC Place Stadium, where he was responsible for venue operations including the retractable roof.,
Before that, he was director of facility operations for CenturyLink Field in Seattle, home to the National Football League’s Seattle Seahawks and the Seattle Sounders of Major League Soccer.
McFaul will oversee Rogers Place plant operations, building maintenance, conversions, ice plant, ice maintenance and operations, engineering, groundskeeping, housekeeping and building system operations.
Way’s entertainment industry experience includes retail operations, talent management and promotion. She previously worked with Canuck Sports and Entertainment, where she was responsible for all bookings at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Before that, she spent 12 years with Live Nation and House of Blues Concerts.