Christina DePippo is the Senior Director of Premium Events Business for STAPLES Center, Microsoft Theater & L.A. LIVE. Christina is responsible for the Premium Events vertical within her department overseeing the sales and execution of all event suite inventory for the Lakers, Clippers, Kings, concerts, & special events. In addition, she oversees the individual, group, and VIP sales for family shows, boxing events, award shows and all L.A. LIVE events including the Lexus All-Star Chef Classic and Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament. In her time at AEG, Christina has led her team to many record- breaking sales across various events, while continuing to develop new and innovative ideas to further maximize revenue.
In addition to events, Christina is also responsible for managing a team of a 10 as well as overseeing the growth and development of the Inside Sales Program. Beginning her career at AEG in 2010 in this very program, Christina has continued to help mold and develop rising stars preparing them for next steps in the sports and entertainment industry. Over the last six years, this 8-month program with six representatives at a given time has an 80% success rate moving part-time individuals to full-time positions within AEG/other sports & entertainment industries.
Prior to her current position, Christina also has helped spearhead many sales initiatives across multiple properties within AEG. She spent 6 years working on VIP sales for the Amgen Tour of California increasing sales numbers and enhancing the experience year over year. In addition, she led the sales strategy/ticketing process for Absinthe, a Spiegelworld produced Las Vegas Show that had a residency on the event deck at L.A. LIVE in 2017. Over the years, Christina has also worked with various promoters and helped sell and execute events at AEG’s Dignity Health Sports Park, T-Mobile Arena, and MGM Grand Garden Arena.
In her spare time, Christina enjoys bike riding and helping the community. She lives by the saying “Positive Vibes Only” and tries to portray that saying across everything she does.
DePippo has a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication with a minor in Sports Management from the University of California, Santa Barbara.