For more than 20 years, Lorraine Spadaro has led the technology and digital advancements for Boston’s TD Garden, a subsidiary of global hospitality leader Delaware North. In her current role as Vice President of Technology, Spadaro is responsible for all aspects of the arena’s technology and digital capabilities. As one of the national leading experts in her field, Spadaro also regularly consults for Delaware North on technology integrations at MLB, NFL, NHL and NBA venue clients across the country.
During the past several years, she has overseen numerous upgrades to the venue’s technology infrastructure, implementing state-of-the-art solutions for ticketing, parking, CRM and marketing automation, among other business areas. These initiatives have also included the implementation of Cisco’s StadiumVision platform, installation of advanced IP-based AV systems and architectural LED lighting functionality.
Most recently,Spadaro has led the technology enhancements involved in Delaware North’s $70 million renovation of the arena. The arena now boasts the country’s first LED digital concourse complete with overhead LED digital signage and upgrade to HD wifi.
The Hub on Causeway is Delaware North’s latest addition to their Boston portfolio. The Hub on Causeway is a joint-venture development of Delaware North and Boston Properties, and consists of more than 1.5 million square feet of mixed-use retail, office, hotel, and residential space, as well as an expansion of TD Garden. Spadaro has led the technical initiatives related to infrastructure including DAS, automated elevator lobby entrances, parking garage and LED entry experience.
Spadaro first joined Delaware North Companies in 1992 as Information Systems Manager for the old Boston Garden. Her role quickly encompassed designing and planning video, sound and business systems for the construction of the ‘new Garden,’ which originally opened as the FleetCenter in 1995. In 2006, Spadaro led the process to install the country's first indoor arena fully functional HD scoreboard, the Garden HDX.
Before joining Delaware North, Spadaro spent eight years working for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Programmer/Systems Analyst. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Boston College.