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Tyler Kirby

Executive Vice President of Business Development


Tyler Kirby enters his 15th season with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2023 and is in his second season as the club's Executive Vice President of Business Development, having been promoted to the position in May 2022.

In his current position, Kirby oversees all aspects of the team's premium sales and client services, including consumer and performance marketing efforts. Kirby's team focuses on growing fans through a fully digital and data-driven approach and a modernized ticketing operation and fan experience. He also leads the club's client services and premium sales departments.

Over the years, Kirby has been integral in launching innovative ticketing initiatives at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium as well as strengthening the club's digital marketing efforts, using data and technology to transform the way the club connects with individuals, markets to fans and grows Chiefs Kingdom. The club has consistently been an NFL leader in ticketing, digital marketing, and innovation during Kirby's tenure.

Prior to being elevated to his current position, Kirby served as the Vice President of Business Development for one year (2021), Vice President of Ticketing for four years (2017-20), Director of Ticket Sales and Operations for four years (2013-16) and spent two seasons as Ticket Sales Manager (2011-12) after originally being hired by the club as a Ticket Sales Representative in April of 2009.

Prior to joining the Chiefs, he spent time with the Illinois State University Athletic Department and as the Marketing Coordinator at U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, Illinois.

Kirby received his bachelor's degree in marketing and business administration from Illinois State University in 2007 and received his MBA in marketing from the Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri - Kansas City in 2011.
He is a member of the KC Chamber's Centurions Leadership Program Class of 2017.

Education: Illinois State University (B.A. 2007); University of Missouri - Kansas City (MBA 2011). Family: Wife - Ashley; Children – Colin, Emma and Addison.