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Title: EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES
Jon Beilstein is involved in all levels of Prodigal's sales efforts including: ticketing, concessions, sales strategies, promotions, consulting and training. He guides a sales staff whose tasks are to manage the Prodigal’s season ticket holders for its various clients, provide ticketing opportunities for individuals and groups for all Prodigal events and generate non-traditional revenue across all platforms.
Beilstein worked with the Grand Rapids Griffins for over 11 seasons prior to joining Prodigal. During his time with the Griffins, the franchise won the American Hockey League’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, Illinois, 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.