SMG Taps Bonacci, Talty

SMG has appointed two industry professionals to key positions.

Leonard Bonacci has been named regional VP of stadiums and arenas, and Patrick Talty has been named GM of the new Minnesota stadium. Bonacci has worked 17 years as senior executive for the Philadelphia Eagles, where he was responsible for directing all game day and special event management duties for  as VP of operations.

Talty was most recently the senior VP of live events for World Wrestling Entertainment. He was also GM of the multi-venue complex  in Abu Dhabi from 2009 to 2012.