New Chapter for Hornets Sports & Entertainment: Shelly Cayette-Weston Appointed President of Business Operations

Cleveland Cavaliers appoint Shelly Cayette-Weston as President of Business Operations for Charlotte Hornets

Hornets Sports & Entertainment recently announced the appointment of Shelly Cayette-Weston as the organization’s President of Business Operations. Cayette-Weston, who currently serves as the Cavaliers EVP & Chief Commercial Officer, will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business operations for all of HSE’s properties, including the Hornets, Greensboro Swarm, Hornets Venom GT, and Spectrum Center. She is set to join the organization on July 1, bringing with her 12 years of experience from her time with the Cavs.

During her tenure with the Cavaliers, Cayette-Weston held various positions within the partnership marketing department before being promoted to VP/Global Partnerships and later SVP/Global Partnerships. Her impressive career trajectory was recognized when she was named to Sports Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 in 2021. Now, she will bring her expertise and leadership to the Hornets Sports & Entertainment organization in Charlotte.

Cayette-Weston has a proven track record of driving business growth and success in the sports industry. Her appointment signals an exciting new chapter for HSE as they continue to expand and enhance their offerings in the world of sports and entertainment. With her vast experience and leadership skills, she is well-equipped to oversee all aspects of HSE’s business operations and ensure that they continue to thrive in this competitive industry.

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