Tyler Kirby

EVP, Business Development at Kansas City Chiefs

Tyler Kirby enters his 14th season with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2022, having been promoted to Vice President of Business Development in June 2021.

In his current position, Kirby manages all aspects of the team's ticket sales and operations, premium seating and client services, and performance marketing. Kirby's team focuses on growing fans through a fully digital and data-driven marketing approach and a modernized ticketing operation and fan experience.

Prior to being elevated to his current position, Kirby served as the 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 actively involved in the community as 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.


  • EVP, Business Development

    Current role

  • VP, Business Development

    June, 2021

  • VP, Ticket Sales

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