OVG360 announces Shaunna Fritzler General Manager of the Moose Jaw Events Centre

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Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan (December 4, 2023) —

OVG360, the largest private management company in Canada, has promoted Shaunna Fritzler to the position of General Manager of the Moose Jaw EventsCentre.

The company, with a portfolio of more than 200 client-partners spanning arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers, cultural institutions, and state fairs around the globe, began its management contract at the 4,500-seat arena in Moose Jaw on September 3, 2019.

“We are very excited and pleased to announce that Shaunna Fritzler, a long-time employee of the Moose Jaw Events Centre, has accepted the position of General Manager.” commented OVG360 Regional Vice President Dean Clarke. “Shaunna’s long-term experience within the facility, along with her local ties to the community, makes her a perfect fit to lead our management team in Moose Jaw.”

“The City of Moose Jaw congratulates Shaunna Fritzler, and OVG 360, on this announcement,” said Maryse Carmichael, City Manager. “The Moose Jaw Events Centre is a key economic driver in our community, and we look forward to working with Shaunna and the OVG 360 team to find ways to maximize the value and entertainment the facility can provide to Moose Javians.”

“I am both excited and honored to be named the new General Manager of the Moose Jaw Events Centre.” commented Fritzler. “I am looking forward to leading our incredible staff here at the MJEC, working with our major tenant in the Moose Jaw Warriors, Moose Jaw minor hockey, concerts, tradeshows, conventions, meetings and more, to continue to provide a world-class live event facility to
Moose Jaw and southern Saskatchewan.”

Shaunna, along with her husband of 33 years, Bruce, moved to Canada’s Most Notorious City in 1998. Together they have 2 adult sons, Karson and Kane. Shaunna joined the Moose Jaw Events Centre in August 2012 as the Business Manager for the Moose Jaw Curling Centre. In March of 2015, Shaunna took over the role as Finance Coordinator for the Events Centre. She was promoted and held the position of Finance Manager in August of 2018 through 2019. Under the new management direction of OVG360, Shaunna returned to the Moose Jaw Events Centre in 2020 as the Finance Manager, and in 2022 was promoted to the Director of Finance, overseeing all financial aspects of the Moose Jaw Events Centre and Moose Jaw Curling Centre.

About Oak View Group (OVG)

Oak View Group (OVG) is a global sports and entertainment company founded by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff in 2015. OVG is focused on being a positive disruption to business as usual in the sports, live entertainment and hospitality industries and currently has eight divisions across four global offices (Los Angeles, New York, London, and Philadelphia). OVG oversees the operations of Climate Pledge Arena at Seattle Center and UBS Arena in Belmont Park, NY as well as arena development projects for Moody
Center in Austin, TX; Acrisure Arena in Palm Springs, CA; Co-op Live in Manchester, UK; and projects for Arena São Paulo in São Paulo, BZ; Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, MD; FirstOntario Centre Arena in Hamilton, ON; and a New Arena in Cardiff, Wales. More information at OakViewGroup.com

About Moose Jaw Events Centre
The Moose Jaw Events Centre is a multi-purpose 200,000 square foot facility located in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. The 4,500- seat arena is home to Western Hockey Leagues’ Moose Jaw Warriors. Inside the facility is the Moose Jaw Curling Centre complete with eight sheets of ice regulated for curling. Privately managed by OVG360, the venue hosts a variety of events throughout the year including ice hockey games, concerts, conventions, and community events.