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Jim Olson, former Vivint Arena President, to replace Steve Starks as president of the Utah Jazz

Starks is leaving behind a blueprint for success

Miller Family Transfer Ownership of the Utah Jazz Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images

According to Andy Larsen of the Salt Lake Tribune, Jim Olson will now be President of the Utah Jazz.

Steve Starks will now become CEO of LHM but, luckily, will still be involved with the Jazz.

Starks leaves Olson some large shoes to fill, but a blueprint for success and the Jazz should be in good hands for years to come.

While under Starks the Jazz have seen major improvements in all areas. He’s been involved with things like the Arena renovations, the creation of the legacy trust and also a massive improvement of the Jazz team itself. Olson was most likely involved in many of these things but it’s good to know that Starks will still be involved only from a higher vantage point.

Starks was also involved with signing the greatest basketball player of all time, that move alone cements him as one of the best presidents in team history.