Vice President of Business Operations, Boston Bruins
Dan Zimmer is in his third season in Boston as the Bruins’ Vice President of Business Operations. He is responsible for the team’s business strategy as well as overseeing the club’s ticket sales, legal, finance, box office and retail operations, and provides assistance in the management of the Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation.
A native of Buffalo, NY and a graduate of that city’s Canisius College with both a BS degree in finance and an MBA, he came to Boston in 2006 following 11 years with affiliate Delaware North Companies, Inc., most recently as Treasurer and Vice President. In his role with DNC, Zimmer was involved in numerous sports business initiatives and strategies, including the financial relationships for the Boston Bruins and the TD Banknorth Garden, the company’s Sportservice contract food service business and its various international businesses. He has also worked directly with the National Hockey League on numerous business matters. His duties with Delaware North included managing the corporate treasury area and overseeing DNC’s relationships with lending institutions and investment managers for DNC and its affiliates, including the Boston Bruins.
Prior to joining Delaware North, Zimmer was a vice president of commercial lending with the former Chemical Bank, now known as J.P. Morgan Chase Bank. An avid cyclist, 2009 will mark his third year of participation in the Pan-Mass Challenge as a member of the Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Bike Team.