Antony Bonavita, Quicken Loans Arena
Senior vice president of facility operations
Quicken Loans Arena
Bonavita has spent seven years running “The Q,” a building that’s helped transform downtown Cleveland into a thriving entertainment center since it opened as Gund Arena in 1994. He previously spent two years as assistant general manager at AT&T Center in San Antonio. Bonavita moved to the big leagues after spending 13 years in college athletics at Stony Brook (N.Y.) University, where he worked his way up from an intern to the assistant director of athletics for facility and event operations.