VP, Business Development


Tom McDonnell detail

Tom McDonnell began his career with Comcast Spectacor, amassing a wealth of experience in virtually every area of the company – from event management to mentoring employee growth as Chair of Spectra’s “How You Growin’?” program. Tom currently develops new business opportunities and supports client relationships for arenas, convention centers, fairgrounds, stadiums, and other public assembly venues.

With more than 10 years in the industry, Tom shares an outstanding knowledge of group events and group sales, having served as Director of Group Events and Event Services at the Wells Fargo Center, Spectra’s Corporate Headquarters. He also oversaw the group sales and group event efforts for the Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia 76ers, family shows, Villanova University Basketball, and more. In addition to his oversight at the Wells Fargo Center, Tom served as a Regional Director of Group Sales for Spectra’s Northeast Region.

Tom received his bachelor’s degree in business from the Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA. He is also a member of the International Association of Venue Managers.