Travis Gafford

Senior Director of Ticket Sales, Service and Operations
Texas Motor Speedway

Travis Gafford joined Speedway Motorsports Inc. (SMI) in January, 2019. He is currently the Senior Director of Ticket Sales, Service and Operations for Texas Motor Speedway. In his role, Travis oversees all aspects of ticketing as well as for the Speedway Club, which is a unique racing country club overlooking the track. Travis is from Dallas, TX and attended Baylor University where he graduated with a business degree in Sports Strategy and Sales. Travis started his career with the OKC Thunder and their G League team the Tulsa 66ers.  From there he joined the Dallas Stars for 5 seasons and graduated into a premium selling role, leading the team in revenue multiple times. Travis moved to leadership roles within the NBA (San Antonio Spurs, Inside Sales Manager) and MLS (Portland Timbers, Director of Premium Sales and Service) before accepting his current role.
Travis and his wife Mary have one son (Jackson) and one daughter (Lillian).


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