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David Chadwell
Vice President of Event Operations

David Chadwell is the current Vice President of Event Operations for the Nashville Predators and Bridgestone Arena, a role he assumed in August 2012.  In this role, Chadwell is responsible for all guest experiences at Bridgestone Arena. He also oversees the box office, security, guest services and the AT&T Fan Information desk.  Chadwell joined Bridgestone Arena/Nashville Predators full time in 2003 as Box Office Event Manager, advanced to Assistant Director of Ticketing in 2004 and Director of Ticket Operations in 2005. 

Before coming to Bridgestone Arena, Chadwell worked with Starwood Amphitheatre and Creative Artist Agency and spent time on tour with the legendary B.B. King. A Middle Tennessee State University alumnus, Chadwell has a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Music Business.  During his tenure with Bridgestone Arena, Chadwell has received three awards for Leadership, as voted on by his peers.  He has been a member of the International Ticketing Association (INTIX) since 2005 and International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) since 2012. 

A Nashville native, Chadwell loves to travel with his wife Scarlett and son Tyson. They reside in Lebanon, Tenn., along with their two dogs and a cat.