Brian Byrnes

SVP, Sales and Marketing,
Oklahoma City Thunder

Brian joined the Thunder organization in April 2005, and developed and executed the strategic sales and marketing efforts to launch business operations in Oklahoma City in 2008. Brian’s responsibilities include oversight of ticket sales, retention and operations; luxury suite sales and hospitality; marketing and communications strategies such as brand management, advertising, promotions, digital media, and event presentation.

The organization consistently ranks among the top-tier teams in the NBA in key metrics such as season ticket membership, local television ratings, social media engagement, merchandise sales and game attendance.

Previously, Brian served as EVP of business operations for the Phoenix Coyotes. Prior to the Coyotes, he built nearly 10 years of experience with the Dallas Stars and Texas Rangers.

Brian is actively involved in the Thunder Cares Foundation, Allied Arts, and Leadership Oklahoma City. He and his wife Ashley reside with their three children in Edmond.