The Georgia Swarm Hire Ried as Chief Revenue Officer


In partnership with Turnkey Search, the Georgia Swarm have announced the hire of Mitch Ried as their Chief Revenue Officer. In this newly-created role, Ried will be responsible for all revenue-related functions, including ticket sales, premium sales and corporate partnerships.

“We’re enthusiastic about welcoming Mitch into the Swarm family,” Swarm Co-Owner and President Andy Arlotta said. “He brings an impressive amount of experience to the Swarm and has a deep understanding of the Atlanta sports market. We at the Swarm have proven ourselves on and off the floor, and this franchise is ready to move to the next level. We feel that Mitch can help us make that progress.”

“I’m extremely thankful to John and Andy Arlotta for giving me the opportunity to be part of this great organization,” Ried said. “I’ve seen the impressive strides the Swarm have made since I returned to Atlanta, and we’re looking forward to taking the franchise to new heights.”

Prior to joining the Georgia Swarm, Ried served as Vice President of Sales & Service for the AAF Atlanta Legends. Previously, Ried was Vice President of Franchise Operations Business Development for the Cleveland Cavaliers and spent his early career with the Atlanta Hawks. Ried earned his B.A. in Marketing & Athletic Administration from Ball State University.


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