Jim Nolan is the Chief Operating Officer for Kraft Sports + Entertainment, whose properties include the six-time Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots, Major League Soccer’s New England Revolution and Gillette Stadium. He oversees the daily business operations of each department in the organization and is actively involved in all stages of the organization’s decision making. Under his leadership, the Kraft Sports + Entertainment has evolved into a more efficient and productive operation.
Nolan joined the Kraft Sports Group in 1996 as the Financial Controller for the National Football League’s New England Patriots, Major League Soccer’s New England Revolution and Foxboro Stadium. In 2003, he was named Vice President of Operations for Gillette Stadium, overseeing the stadium’s operating departments, including food and beverage, parking, security, ticketing, site operations, field crew and quality control. In 2010, he was named Senior Vice President of Finance, Administration and Operations combining his finance, operations and business background in his new role. In 2017, he assumed his currently role.
Before joining the Kraft Sports Group, Nolan was an auditor and CPA for the international accounting firm of Ernst and Young. Nolan is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross.