Former LucasArts exec named to interim Phoenix Symphony post

Jim Ward, a former LucasArts and Lucasfilm executive who unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination to challenge Democrat Harry Mitchell in this year’s congressional race, has been named interim president and CEO of the Phoenix Symphony. Ward was part of the Lucas Empire for more than 10 years, managing the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises […]

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AZ congressional hopeful’s ties to ‘Star Wars,’ gaming

Jim Ward, a Republican who wants to challenge Democrat Harry Mitchell next year in Arizona’s 5th Congressional District, recently served as an executive at Lucasfilm and LucasArts. According to his campaign bio, before leaving LucasArts last year Ward was president of LucasArts and senior vice president of marketing and distribution and online at Lucasfilm, Ltd., […]

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