Tim Ryan, Honda Center
President and CEO
Ryan was at the front end of the NHL’s second growth spurt in California, operating the Anaheim arena since it opened in 1993. In addition, as executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Anaheim Ducks, Ryan brought food service in-house in 2013 to assume greater control over quality and a seamless process for signing food-related sponsorships. Ryan’s 38-year career includes running Long Beach Arena.