Women in Sports and Events (WISE), the leading voice and resource for women in the business of sports, has announced that TD Garden President Amy Latimer has been selected as one of three recipients for its prestigious 2015 WISE Women of the Year Awards. Latimer, along with fellow honorees Lara Price (EVP, Business Operations, Philadelphia 76ers) and Mary Scott (President, United Entertainment Group, an Edelman Company), will be recognized at the 21st Annual WISE Awards Luncheon on June 16, 2015 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. These honorees were voted by WISE members across the country for their significant impact on the business of sports.
“It’s an honor for WISE to be able to recognize these women who have made an impact on our industry,” said Kathleen Francis, national chair of WISE. “These women exemplify a commitment to leadership and are dedicated role models for others.”
Latimer was promoted to president of TD Garden in 2012, where she is responsible for all day-to-day operations at one of the most active, highly regarded and successful sports and entertainment venues in North America. With almost two decades of knowledge and experience in the sports and arena industry, Latimer continues to champion the TD Garden as an industry innovator, overseeing the areas of premium service, fan experience and overall revenue generation. Prior to her current role, she was Senior VP of Sales for the Boston Bruins. Latimer received her degree in political science from the University of Rhode Island, which she attended on a full basketball scholarship. She serves on the state board for the Salvation Army and Good Sports.
To view the full list of past WISE Women of the Year honorees, visit wiseworks.org.
WISE (Women in Sports & Events) is the leading voice and resource for professional women in sports. Through ongoing meetings, special events and mentoring programs, WISE aims to offer its members the opportunity to gain valuable industry insights and connections that can give them a competitive advantage in their current position and as they advance in their careers. Founded in 1993, WISE is a membership organization headquartered in New York City with chapters in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, NYC Metro, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco/Bay Area and Washington, D.C. To become a member of WISE, please visit www.WISEworks.org.