Adam Millar has left his position as the General Manager of City National Grove of Anaheim. Millar, who has worked at Staples Center and Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, was with Nederlander Concerts at the Grove for over a decade. The industry veteran has announced that he will take the position of General Manager at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.
Millar will run day to day operations in his new position and build upon the improved content and guest experience upgrades at Citizens Business Bank Arena.
“We are pleased to welcome Adam to Ontario and look forward to his expertise in managing and booking an entertainment venue.” said Michael Krouse, Regional Vice President of SMG Worldwide in a release. “His experience in the industry and core strength of working in Southern California will ensure we will continue to meet our goals since taking over management of the venue on July 1, 2016.”
Millar began his career in the industry with an internship at SMG and has served over the years as the Director of Event Management for the SMG-managed Network Associates Coliseum & Oakland Arena until taking on the position of Managing Director for The Forum.
Nederlander Concerts has announced Jordan Harding (pictured above) as the new General Manager for City National Grove of Anaheim. As GM, Harding will oversee business operations and the development of new revenue opportunities for City National Grove of Anaheim. As Managing Partner at JCH Sports & Entertainment, Harding most recently worked in the flourishing e-sports space, driving event strategy for Blizzard Entertainment’s first-ever grand finals at Barclays Center in New York.
“Harding is a seasoned entertainment executive who brings great energy and experience to our Company,” said Alex Hodges, CEO of Nederlander Concerts in a release. “City National Grove of Anaheim is a top performing venue in the country, and we are thankful for Millar’s dedication to developing the venue’s reputation and relationships within the industry and with the City of Anaheim. Harding will make a seamless transition and play a key role in maintaining and enhancing the venue’s profile, bringing new opportunities to this Orange County gem.”
Harding has also worked at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment/Barclays Center (now BSE Global), and AEG Presents.
“This is a great opportunity to lead a fantastic team at a premier venue,” said Harding in a release. “I have always had great respect for the Nederlander family, and I am excited about continuing the growth and success of the City National Grove of Anaheim. My family and I are eager to relocate to Southern California and become a part of the Anaheim community.”