- Vice President/Assistant General Manager, AmericanAirlines Arena
Brian Babin enters his eleventh year with The HEAT Group, and eighth as VP/Assistant General Manager of the AmericanAirlines Arena. Babin works closely with Executive Vice President & General Manager, AmericanAirlines Kim Stone to ensure that the arena runs smoothly and is involved in overseeing all aspects of facility and event operations within the arena. He is responsible for ensuring that all events are planned and executed properly in addition to making sure that everyone is familiar with the operating procedures, schedules and policies of the arena. Babin also continues to be one of the primary contacts between the team and the facility.
From 2000-03, Babin served as the Director of Operations within the Miami HEATs Basketball Operations department. Prior to joining The HEAT Group, Babin spent nine years at the teams original home, Miami Arena. During his tenure there he held a multitude of positions focused primarily on ticketing, facility operations and event management.
Babin was also part of the operations group at Sanford Stadium (football/soccer) in Athens, GA working for the Atlanta Committee (A.C.O.G) during the Centennial Olympic Games in 1996. A native of Fitchburg, MA, Babin graduated from St. Thomas University in 1991 with a bachelors degree in Sports Administration. Brian and his wife, Barbara, reside in North Miami Beach with their sons, Brady and Brandon.