Matt MajkaPresident & Alternate Governor, Minnesota Wild
Matt Majka is in his second season as President & Alternate Governor for Minnesota Sports and Entertainment (MSE) and twenty-second year with the organization. He previously held the positions of COO, Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Sponsorships.
MSE is a regional sports and entertainment leader that has grown into several different business operations including the Minnesota Wild, its minor league affiliate, the Iowa Wild, 317 on Rice Park and the facility management of Xcel Energy Center and Saint Paul RiverCentre.
During his tenure with the Wild, Majka has been instrumental in fostering the unique relationship between the hockey club and its fan base. The team's continued dedication to the fans of the "State of Hockey" is reflected in ESPN The Magazine's Ultimate Standings which named the Wild as the "Best Stadium Experience" in the National Hockey League from 2007 - 2010. Majka joined the Minnesota Wild in October 1997 after leaving Rollerblade, Inc.
The Detroit, Michigan native has lived in the Twin Cities for more than 50 years and is a 1984 speech communications grduate of the University of Minnesota. Majka currently serves on the Saint Paul Downtown Alliance, The Ordway Center for Performing Arts, the United States Hockey Hall of Fam and the BEL13VE in Miracles Foundation boards.
He and his wife, Kym, have two sons, Sam and Nick. The family resides in Medina.