Senior Vice President, Arena Operations & General Manager
Wells Fargo Center
Phil Laws is Senior Vice President of Arena Operations and General Manager of the Wells Fargo Center. A 20-year veteran of the sports and entertainment industry, Laws provides direct oversight to all of the venue’s operations, including security, guest services and events. He is also the lead supervisor of Transformation 2020, the Wells Fargo Center’s multi-year initiative that is redefining the arena’s live event experience.
An experienced operator, Laws has managed stadiums, arenas, convention centers and theaters in five states and the District of Columbia. He has worked with teams in the NBA, NHL, MLS, NLL, AFL and both Major and Minor League Baseball. Previously, Laws was Director of Operations for Spectra Venue Management, which oversees operations for more than 200 venues across North America. His responsibilities at Comcast Spectacor also cover the Wells Fargo Center Complex, Xfinity Live! and all four Skate Zone locations.
Laws earned his Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs from the University of Maryland, College Park.