Claude Delorme enters his tenth year with the Marlins. He was promoted to Executive Vice President of Operations and Events in March of 2012 after overseeing the construction of Marlins Park in Little Havana. He joined the organization on February 11, 2005, as a consultant, and was named Senior Vice President of Stadium Development in December 2005.
In December 2009, he was promoted to Executive Vice President of Ballpark Development and shifted his focus to overseeing all facets of the construction of Marlins Park and working closely with all associated individuals, including: Owners Representatives, Architect, Construction Manager, City and County representatives and consultants.
Following the completion of the ballpark in March 2012, he has been able to concentrate on his new role as Executive Vice President of Operations and Events.
He oversees all events held at Marlins Park, including baseball events and non-game day events.
The ballpark is perfectly positioned to host events both large and small from consumer shows to concerts, corporate events to bar mitzvahs.
Throughout his tenure with the Marlins, Claude has also been responsible for the business operations held at Roger Dean Stadium.
The 2012 debut of Marlins Park did not go unnoticed; Marlins Park was most recently awarded the Eagle Alliance Award for Mega-Projects from the South Florida ABC Chapter and thus entered into the national competition for projects costing over $200 million.
Engineering News Record (ENR) Southeast recognized both Marlins Park and the Marlins Park Parking Garages as two of the Best Overall Projects in 2012; Marlins Park was named Project of the Year in the Sports/Entertainment category. Also recognized for the environmental sustainability of the ballpark, Alliance to Save Energy ranked Marlins Park as the number one energy-efficient Major League Baseball stadium.
He joined the Marlins after 23 seasons with the Montreal Expos, where he last served as Executive Vice President of Business Affairs and was responsible for operations, sales, marketing, ticketing operations, communications and game services. Claude worked extensively in San Juan, Puerto Rico, during the 2003 and 2004 seasons, planning and implementing business operations for the Expos 22-game home schedule played on the island. He was Montreals Vice President of Stadium Operations from 1993-98, after holding a variety of positions in Game Services, Ticket Operations, Food Service, and Business Operations.
He had his first taste of Miami while supervising the Clubs Spring Training facility in Jupiter, Fla., from 1998-2002.
Delorme graduated from Laurentian University in Ontario, Canada with a degree in Sports Administration. He and his wife, Carole, have two daughters, Alexia and Karissa.