Stuart Spears is in his 30th season with the organization and his second as the team’s Senior Vice President/Chief Revenue Officer in 2016. Previously, he spent six years as Vice President of Business Operations and Sales for the organization.
In his new role, he is responsible for the revenue generating aspects of the organization, including ticketing, premium seating, merchandise, broadcasting, sponsorships, marketing and cheerleaders.
In his previous role, Spears was primarily responsible for the administration of the club's sales and advertising efforts and the coordination of all team travel and training camp activities.
Spears began his tenure with the Oilers in 1987 in the ticket office. He worked in the ticket department for five years, finishing as the club's Assistant Director of Ticket Administration and Services until 1992, when he assumed the duties of Marketing and Broadcasting Assistant. He was promoted to Sales and Promotions Coordinator in 1995, to Director of Sales and Operations in 1998, to Senior Director of Sales and Operations in 2006 and to Vice President of Business Operations and Sales in 2010.
Playing a role in preparing for the team's relocation to Tennessee, Spears was actively involved in the promotion of luxury suite and personal seat license sales. He also worked on a wide range of operational and political activities. He moved to Tennessee in December of 1995 in order to prepare for the team's arrival in 1997.
A native of Wilmington, Del., Spears is a graduate of Baylor University with a B.A. degree in Journalism and Marketing. He and his wife Joyce reside in Franklin, Tenn. They have two sons - Wesley and Dustin.