Jon Petrunak

IEBA Chairman

Jon Petrunak

Director of Business Development
Live Nation Arenas


Jon Petrunak serves as the Director of Business Development for Live Nation Arenas.  In this position, Jon handles the day-to-day needs and expectations for Live Nation Arenas clients and works with all promoters to facilitate programming and booking initiatives for LNA venues.  He works with Live Nation’s North American Concerts Division Presidents and Talent Buyers to support their programming and booking plans.  He also serves as a liaison to the Ticketmaster Division.

Prior to joining Live Nation, Jon was the Vice President of Live Entertainment with SMG and oversaw the programming for SMG’s 75 arenas and 5 stadiums.  Other positions held during his tenure at SMG include National Director of Booking and Arena & Theater Booking Director at the SMG managed Santander Arena.  Jon serves on the board of directors for the International Entertainment Buyers Association.  He is a graduate of James Madison University and also holds an MBA from Kutztown University.