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LARRY HOEPFNER, Executive Vice President of Business Operations
Michael A. Priest Larry Hoepfner serves as the executive vice president of business operations for the Columbus Blue Jackets and has been a member of the organization since June 2005. In his role with the club, he oversees the day-to-day business initiatives of the Blue Jackets.

Hoepfner joined the Blue Jackets after spending eight years at FSN Florida. He concluded his tenure with the network serving as vice president of advertising sales and oversaw sales for the cable sports affiliate and its relationships with the NHL’s Florida Panthers, MLB’s Florida Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays and the University of Miami, as well as other FSN programming.

Prior to his stint with FSN Florida, Hoepfner served in senior marketing roles for cable television operators in the Washington, D.C., Minneapolis-St. Paul and South Florida areas.

A native of Peoria, Illinois, Hoepfner graduated from Cincinnati’s Forest Park High School and attended Miami University in Oxford, earning a bachelor’s degree in mass communications in 1979. He received his Master of Business Administration at the University of Miami (Florida) in 1996.