January 29, 2015 5:29 AM ET


Company Overview of Memphis Grizzlies Inc.

Company Overview

Memphis Grizzlies Inc. operates an NBA team. It offer sponsorship opportunities to reach fans and partners of its basketball team in a variety of ways, such as TV spots, radio spots, Website presence, e-mail campaigns, courtside signage, promotions, premium items, hospitality events, print ads, basketball camps, and community relations activities. The company also sells jerseys, T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, collectibles, and accessories for men, women, and kids online. Memphis Grizzlies Inc. was formerly known as Vancouver Grizzlies and changed its name to Memphis Grizzlies Inc. in 2001. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.

191 Beale Street

Memphis, TN 38103

United States

Founded in 1995





Key Executives for Memphis Grizzlies Inc.

President of Business Operations
Age: 77
Controlling Owner
Age: 36
President of Business Operations
Director of Player Personnel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Memphis Grizzlies Inc. Key Developments

Memphis Grizzlies Partner with Green Beacon Solutions to Implement Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Green Beacon Solutions announced a strategic digital & database partnership with the Memphis Grizzlies NBA Basketball Team to implement Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online. The Grizzlies selected Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online for their business because it provides a complete customer management and marketing solution while also eliminating the need for purchasing hardware and software and dealing with the physical maintenance of the application. The solution provided direct integration with the team’s TicketMaster ticketing system, synchronizing customer games, event, and purchase information with CRM. It also provides a best practices platform for managing the customer management, marketing campaign generation, and sales forecasting/contracting process for ticket sales, group and suite sales, and corporate sponsorship. The Sports CRM Campaign tools have reduced the time and manual process required to develop, distribute, and monitor sales campaigns, enabling the Grizzlies to focus on increasing revenues through targeted customer engagement.

Grizzlies Promotes Jason Wexler to President of Business Operations

Jason Wexler has been promoted to president of business operations by Memphis Grizzlies. Wexler, who joined the team as chief operating officer in 2013, will be responsible for all aspects of the business including, ticket sales and service, arena operations, corporate partnerships, marketing communications and broadcast, community investment and general operations. Before joining the Grizzlies, Wexler was president of The Henry Turley Company.

Memphis Grizzlies Names Jeff Olson as Director of Event Booking at FedExForum

The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Jeff Olson as director of event booking at FedExForum. Olson will work with promoters and agents to schedule events at FedExForum, and will also be responsible for scheduling Grizzlies and University of Memphis Tigers home games. Olson will replace Brett Reopell, who left the organization earlier this year. Olson was previously with ArenaNetwork, where he worked with 36 arenas around the country as a consultant on securing tours. In addition to working with FedExForum during his time with ArenaNetwork, he worked with American Airlines Center in Dallas, Air Canada Centre in Toronto and Verizon Center in Washington D.C.

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