PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced that Tara Sipma of the Gwinnett Gladiators is the 2008-09 recipient of the ECHL Ticket Executive of the Year award.
The award is presented to an individual who has experienced success with the ticket sales process.
In her third season with the Gladiators, Sipma was responsible for generating more than $120,000 in ticket sales including over $50,000 in group tickets. She also played an integral part in reviving the team’s Kids Club Program which generated significant revenue in membership dues and sponsorship dollars while also resulting in new season ticket sales packages.
The native of Okoboji, Iowa received her liberal arts degree with an emphasis on communications and athletic training from the University of Northern Iowa. She has worked with teams in New York, Philadelphia and Minnesota and also worked as an intern for the National Basketball Association.
ECHL Ticket Executive of the Year