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James K. Bare - Executive Director, Ticket Operations

Jim Bare is in his 26th season with the Chicago Blackhawks. In addition to managing the club's ticket operations, Bare is Senior Executive Director of Ticket Operations for the United Center.

Bare assists in season preparation ticketing functions for the Blackhawks, including ticket printing, pricing analyses and single-game sales management, and manages ticket inventory, partial-plan creation and ticket processing for all home games. He also creates, manages and balances ticket inventory for United Center events such as concerts, family shows and NCAA basketball.

Prior to joining the organization, Bare spent seven years as Athletic Ticket Manager for DePaul University and three years as DePaul's Men's Golf Coach.

A native of Missouri City, Texas, Bare graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor's degree in philosophy and received a master's degree in sports administration from St. Thomas University in Miami, Fla. Bare has three children: daughter Kailyn and two sons, Kevin and Jack.