Ken Troupe To Advise Daily Deals Discount Site Crowd Seats
Crowd Seats, a daily deals site providing deep discounts for sports tickets, has hired Ken Troupe as a senior advisor. Troupe, Senior Dir of Ticket Sales for the MLB Rangers from '96-'07, is responsible for partner development with pro and college teams. Troupe has also been a ticket sales consultant for the Astros, Stars and NFL Giants. Since launching its first daily deal Aug. 19 for the Dodgers, Crowd Seats has sold 55 tickets for a savings of $1,615, said company founder Justin Cener. The L.A.-based firm has also offered ticket deals for the Angels, MLS Chivas USA and Santa Anita Park. Crowd Seats discounts run 50-90% off the tickets’ original value.