SVP, Arenas & Stadiums


Mike Scanlon detail

In his position as Senior Vice President, Mike Scanlon directly oversees all Spectra Venue Management accounts throughout Northeast North America. In this role, Spectra’s Regional Vice Presidents report directly to Mike.

With over 22 years of industry experience, Mike has held positions as the General Manager of the Cure Insurance Center in Trenton, NJ; the General Manager of the Rose Quarter in Portland, OR; and the General Manager of the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, MO. Most recently serving as General Manager of Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, PA, Mike was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and event bookings of the 18,500-seat stadium.

Mike is a recipient of the 2005 and 2006 Venue’s Today Rose Quarter “Hall of Headlines” award for venue bookings. Mike was also Spectra’s General Manager of the Year in 2002 and Oregon Business Magazine’s “50 Great Leaders in Oregon” winner in 2006. He is a member of the IAVM.

Mike received a Bachelor of Science from Salem State University in Salem, MA. He received his Master of Science in Sports Management from Northeastern University in Boston, MA and is a graduate of the IAVM School of Venue Management.