John Bean joined Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation (CSEC) in January 2010 in the role of Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration and CFO. Bean was named the Chief Operating Officer of CSEC in September 2013, President in July of 2018 and President and CEO in July 2019.
In his role as President and CEO, Bean is responsible for all aspects of operations for all five teams owned by CSEC including the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Calgary Wranglers of the American Hockey League (AHL), the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL), the Calgary Roughnecks of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) and the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League (WHL).
In the summer of 2013, Bean led the restoration and recovery of the Scotiabank Saddledome which was significantly impacted by the floods of 2013. In less than 70 days the entire event level of the Saddledome was stripped down to the concrete and rebuilt in time for the 2013/2014 NHL hockey season.
Mr. Bean is the Lead Governor on the CFL Board of Governors and is a Governor on the WHL Board of Governors and an Alternate Governor on the NHL Board of Governors. In addition, Mr. Bean is a member of the Board of Directors of the Calgary Flames Foundation.
Prior to joining CSEC, Bean, a Chartered Accountant, held a variety of senior executive roles in the oil and gas services industry including Vice President, Finance with CCS Corporation Ltd. and Chief Financial Officer with Hazco Environmental Services Ltd.
Bean was born and raised in Saskatoon and attended the University of Saskatchewan. He and his wife Rhonda moved to Calgary in 1988 where they raised two children.
Vice President and Governor
Mike Moore returns to the Calgary Roughnecks as the Vice President and Governor of the team. Moore was the Director of Business Operations with the Roughnecks for the initial two years of operations when they were acquired by the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation in 2011.
Moore has spent after 21 seasons in the Western Hockey League, 11 with the Calgary Hitmen. His decade of service with the Calgary Sport and Entertainment Corporation began with a one-year term as Assistant General Manager of the Hitmen in 1997-98. After leaving to take on the role of General Manager of the Kamloops Blazers for six seasons, the Medicine Hat Tigers for one season and Director of Athletics at the Edge School for three years, Moore returned to the Hitmen in 2008-09 season as Director of Business Operations. In 2012, he also added the title of Assistant General Manager of the Hitmen. Moore became the General Manager and Vice President of Business Operations in 2013, and was then promoted to Vice President and Alternate Governor in June 2017.
During his Hitmen tenure, Moore has received a pair of WHL recognitions: the Marketing/Public Relations Award in 2010-11 and an Eastern Conference nomination for the Lloyd Saunders Memorial trophy as WHL Executive of the Year in 2013-14.
Mike Board was named general manager of the Calgary Roughnecks in 2011. In his first season with the club he guided the team to a league best 12-4 record. He played lacrosse in Brampton and Peterborough, finishing his competitive playing career in Junior A lacrosse with the Brampton Excelsiors before attending Ryerson University from 1979 to 1982 majoring in Journalism.
Since moving to Calgary, he has been active in lacrosse in various capacities as a coach and manager including an assistant coach role with Team Alberta (Bantam) at the 2006 Nationals. He originally joined the Flames organization in 2002 in the capacity of content manager for the Flames internet properties.
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Alternate Governor
Cameron Olson joined CSEC in 2014 and oversees financial and operating matters in the organization’s sports and entertainment businesses. Mr. Olson is Alternate Governor for the Calgary Roughnecks and Co-Chairman of the NLL Audit and Finance Committee, a member of the Board of Directors for the NHL Pension Society and a Director and Treasurer for the Calgary Flames Foundation. Prior to this, he held senior financial positions with Hemisphere GPS Inc., a TSX listed technology company, from 2000 to 2013, PanCanadian Petroleum from 1995 to 2000, and Pricewaterhouse from 1986 to 1995. Mr. Olson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and a Chartered Professional Accountant designation from the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta.