Vice President, Rose Quarter Event Operations
Richard Fedesco enters his third season with the Trail Blazers and first as Vice President of Rose Quarter Event Operations. In this role, Fedesco manages all events hosted at the Rose Quarter campus and oversees the Guest Experience, Booking, Security, Event Management and Parking departments. Prior to his current role, Fedesco served as Rip City Management's Assistant General Manager of Venue Operations. Before joining the organization, Fedesco spent 10 years with the San Jose Earthquakes, most recently as their Vice President of Business Operations and Analytics. During his time in San Jose, Fedesco served as an original member of the management team throughout its expansion in 2008 and oversaw the opening of their brand-new soccer-specific stadium in 2015.
Fedesco graduated Magnum Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of the Pacific with a concentration in Sports Management. He resides in Clackamas with his wife, Jenny, two sons Zach (4) and Max (2) and dog, Claire.