Keri Johnson

Director of Premium Operations
Xcel Energy Center

Keri is the Director of Premium Operations at Xcel Energy Center, home of the Minnesota Wild.  She has been with Xcel Energy Center for over 12 years, starting in the role of Suite Service Coordinator.  Currently, Keri oversees the day-to-day service provided to suiteholders and loge members along with the operation of premium areas on event days.  She is also responsible for the Wild family lounge, Press Dining and hospitality for non-Wild events. Keri has contributed to several world-renowned events held at Xcel Energy Center: the 2016 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships, 2011 NHL Entry Draft, 2018 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four, 2011 and 2006 Visa Gymnastic Championships, and the 2008 Republican National Convention.

Keri is a member of the Wild Buddies mentoring program, WISE, and is on the advisory board of the Sports Management program at Century College. In college, Keri studied Elementary Education with an emphasis in Special Education.  She and her husband John, have three children, Katelyn, Cody and Emilia.  In her free time Keri enjoys spending time at the lake cabin with her family and reading.


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