Art Rodriguez serves as the Vice President of Operations for Sports and Entertainment for ABM. He previously held the title of Branch Manager in Los Angeles, CA for over 13 years. His deep industry knowledge and expertise regarding ABM’s Sports and Entertainment division led to a new position exclusively managing clients in this vertical market.
Art manages sports and entertainment accounts such as United Airlines Memorial Coliseum, SoFi Stadium, the LA Forum, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Allegiant Stadium and was responsible for the transition and start-up project of the 20,000 seat capacity STAPLES Center in 1999 as well as Levi’s Stadium in 2014. Additionally, Art has been a critical player in the implementation of ABM’s GreenCare® Program for clients all over the West coast.
Art has worked in the janitorial industry for over 30 years. He began his career at ABM as a Night Supervisor and through years of dedication and hard work he has since received promotions to positions as Project Manager, District Manager, Assistant Branch Manager and Branch Manager of the Los Angeles, branch before being promoted to his current role.
As a passionate sports fan and hands on operator, Art has found his niche in guiding Sports and Entertainment clients on best practices, motivating his teams with effective training and staying on top of the newest equipment and chemicals specifically suited for sports and music venues.
A 1993 veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Rodriguez served in Operation Desert Storm and Desert Shield from 1990-1991. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife Sandra and their three children and two grandchildren.