|Joseph Andrade, Vice President of Ticket Sales & Service
Joe Andrade was named the vice president of ticket sales and service for the Columbus Blue Jackets in April 2013. He currently oversees strategy, recruiting, sales training, and development for all ticket sales and service.
Before joining the Blue Jackets, Andrade spent the previous five years as the senior director of ticket sales for the National Basketball Association’s Orlando Magic from 2008-13. Prior to his time with the Magic, he worked for the Los Angeles Clippers serving as the director of ticket sales from 2004-08. He also held similar positions with the Miami Heat and the New Orleans Hornets. Andrade’s sales experience in major-league sports also includes time as the director of inside sales and group sales for Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays.
A native of Cohasset, Massachusetts, Andrade received a bachelor’s degree in sports management from the University of Massachusetts in 1997.He currently resides in Columbus with his wife, Liz.