Brett Stefansson, Philips Arena
|Rendering shows the theater boxes, terrace seating and new suites that are part of Philips Arena’s renovation.
Executive vice president and general manager
The Atlanta Hawks hired Stefansson in October to help lead the $192 million renovation of the 18-year-old arena. Stefansson came from AT&T Center, where he served as vice president and general manager of the Spurs’ arena. During Stefansson’s three-year stint in San Antonio, AT&T Center went through a $110 million makeover. His more than 20 years’ experience also includes 14 years running BB&T Center, home of the Florida Panthers.