Sr. Vice President Ticket Operations & GM, Sports & Entertainment Services
Ralph Marchetta was promoted to the position of General Manager of Sports and Entertainment Services in August, 2007. As General Manager, Marchetta oversees all operations of the US Airways Center. In addition to servicing professional sports teams that include the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, Phoenix Roadrunners and the Arizona Rattlers, he books all events at US Airways Center including working with the NBA, WNBA, ECHL, and AFL to schedule all regular season and pre season games. Marchetta has booked hundreds of concerts including Barbra Streisand, U2, Paul McCartney, Rolling Stones, Vicente Fernandez, Juan Gabriel, Andrea Bocelli and many others. He has extensive relationships with Feld Entertainment (Disney on Ice and Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus), World Wrestling Entertainment and many other family show and concert promoters. Marchetta has been at US Airways Center prior to the venue’s opening in 1992
In managing US Airways Center, as a key asset to the community, Marchetta works with the leadership of the City of Phoenix, Phoenix City Council and Downtown Phoenix Partnership. In addition, he serves as a board member of the Phoenix Police Department Reserve Foundation.
Marchetta graduated from Arizona State University.