SHG Announces Promotion of Breslin Center Manager

Published On: October 17, 2016

Spartan Hospitality Group at Michigan State University and the Breslin Student Events Center is pleased to announce that Jeff Latinen, current Breslin Center operations manager, has accepted the position of general manager effective Oct. 1, 2016.

In his new role, Latinen leads an experienced team that helps to sell, market, design and engineer, and overall facilitate the production of the vast number events that the Breslin Center hosts annually.

“I am excited to lead the Breslin Student Events Center team moving forward and working with our building partners and the campus community,” Latinen says. “We will make sure Breslin is seen as a vibrant, student-centered hub of entertainment, campus events and athletics.”

Latinen has vast experience in facility / arena management as his previous roles include operations supervisor for Global Spectrum at the University of Phoenix Stadium, associate facilities supervisor for Yost Ice Arena, University of Michigan, and director of the Student Fitness Center and assistant athletic director for facilities and special events at the University of Detroit Mercy. He is an MSU graduate, coming full circle from his first job at Munn Ice Arena.  

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