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Arena at Don Taft University Center Names New Director



Melissa Fronstin has been named director of the Arena at the Don Taft University Center.  With over 20 years experience in event management, Fronstin began her sports & entertainment career as the first employee of Miami Arena, South Florida’s original entertainment facility & first home to the Miami Heat, Florida Panthers & University of Miami Hurricanes Basketball.


Melissa Fronstin - Director, Arena at Don Taft University Center


Leaving Miami Arena in 2001 as the Director of Sales & Marketing, Fronstin’s career path took her to the Benihana Restaurant Group where as the National Public Relations Director where she oversaw the renovation & construction of 23 restaurant locations. Ms. Fronstin also spent several years working as the Director of Marketing for Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spas.

Most recently, Fronstin served as the executive director of the Centre for the Arts in Boca Raton, Florida where she was solely responsible for producing the 2011 Festival of the Arts.

The Arena is located within the Don Taft University Center and houses a highly flexible, 4,500-seat arena designed to host everything from our NCAA Division II NSU Sharks athletics to concerts, guest lectures, and formal banquets.

Delighted to have come full circle as she re-enters the arena industry, Ms. Fronstin is currently the only woman to be named as an arena director in the South Florida community.