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Title: EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES
As Executive Vice President of Sales for Prodigal LLC, Jon Beilstein's responsibilities begin with the Barons hockey team, but extend into Prodigal's other events. Jon is involved in all levels of Prodigal's sales efforts including: ticketing, concessions, sales strategies, promotions, consulting and training. He guides a sales staff of 10-plus whose tasks are to manage the Barons Season Seat Holders, provide ticketing opportunities for individuals and groups for all Prodigal events and generate non-traditional revenue across all platforms.
Prior to joining the Barons, Beilstein worked with the Grand Rapids Griffins for over 11 seasons. During his time with the Griffins, the franchise won the AHL's 2010-11 Ticket Sales Department of the Year award. In addition, the franchise was honored with awards for fan experience during the 09-10 season and overall ticket sales growth during the 08-09 campaign. Additionally, Jon is credited with developing many of the top ticket sales leaders and managers in the AHL.
Following a professional golf career and membership in the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA), Beilstein has gained over 26 years of sales management and marketing experience, including as a national sales manager and consultant for companies based in Illinois, Missouri and Michigan. Most notably, he sat on the board of directors and served as vice president of financial resources and chief administrator for American Life Investors and Reliv International.
A graduate of Judson University in Elgin, Ill., Beilstein regularly speaks to colleges and universities and also serves as a mentor with the sports marketing department at Western Michigan University. He and his wife, Debbie, have one son, Brad.