Produced by WISE LA in partnership with the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers
Join us for a conversation with Jeanne Bonk, the Chief Operating Officer of the Los Angeles Chargers and Kevin Demoff, Chief Operating Officer of the Los Angeles Rams to discuss the Building of SoFi Stadium.
Learn the behind-the-scenes of getting a building like this completed, some of the challenges and joys, as well as get a sneak-peek at some of the cool, innovative features of this one of a kind complex!
About Jeanne Bonk
One of the Chargers’ longest-tenured executives as well as one of the highest-ranking female executives in the National Football League, Jeanne Bonk was named Executive Vice President – Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer in May 2016.
Bonk originally joined the Chargers in 1991 as Chief Financial Officer. In 1994, she was promoted to Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, a position she retained for seven years. In 2000, Bonk was named Vice President – Chief Financial Officer and in 2005, was promoted to Executive Vice President – Chief Financial Officer.
A native of Covina, Calif., Bonk began her professional career in 1983 with the international accounting firm, Price Waterhouse. She worked at Price Waterhouse for eight years, leaving as a senior audit manager to join the Chargers in 1991.
Bonk attended Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif., before earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration and graduating with honors from the University of San Diego in 1983. She majored in accounting and is both a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant. Bonk was nominated – and subsequently named a finalist – for the City of San Diego’s Chief Financial Officer of the Year Award in 2009 and was also inducted into the Mater Dei High School Ring of Honor in 2011.
Jeanne and her husband, Jim, reside in Costa Mesa.
About Kevin Demoff
Kevin Demoff is in his 11th year as Chief Operating Officer with the Rams. In this capacity, Demoff serves as the team's top front office executive and liaison to owner and chairman, Stan Kroenke, on all organizational matters. After serving on the working group that helped Kroenke return the Rams – Los Angeles' original professional sports team – home to L.A., Demoff has played a significant role in delivering on Kroenke's vision to design and construct the 298-acre sports and entertainment district in Inglewood that will serve as the future home of the Rams.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Calif., Demoff received a bachelors' degree in history from Dartmouth College in 1999 and a Masters in Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth in 2006. He and his wife Jennifer have two children – a daughter, Claire and a son, Owen.
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