The Sports Sponsorship & Sales (S3) 2013 Board Meetings in Pictures

About Kirk Wakefield

Kirk Wakefield is Executive Director of the S3 Program, publisher & editor of the Baylor S3 Report, author of Team Sports Marketing (www.teamsportsmarketing.com), and is the Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing at Baylor University.

Look for S3 State of the Sports Sales Industry Survey on December 1, 2013!
The 9th annual Sports Sponsorship & Sales 2013 board meeting was the largest to date. Look through the pictures below to find yourself (which is what so many seem to be trying to do these days) or someone else you know.

Awards

The 2013 Chevrolet S3 Awards for outstanding contributions to the S3 program and for exhibiting a WINning attitude were presented by Dave Nottoli (Regional Sales & Marketing Manager, General Motors) to:

  • S3 Alum: Drew Mitchell (Vice President, Corporate Partnerships, Texas Legends)
  • Corporate board member: Bill Moseley (Director, Marketing Communications, AT&T)
  • Team board member: Kris Katseanes (Vice President, Ticket Sales & Service, FC Dallas)
  • S3 Report Writer: Murray Cohn (Vice President, Team Ticket Sales, NBA)
 W = Work ethic  I = Integrity N = Networking relationships

Panels

The board meeting featured Frank Miceli (SVP Spurs) as the keynote speaker, Bill Guertin leading a special training session for S3 students, and three outstanding panel discussions:

  • “Have phone sales gone the way of the Dinosaur?” Moderated by Kris Katseanes (FC Dallas) with panel members Rob Zuer (Rockets), PJ Keane (Astros), Jamie Weinstein (Magic), & Wade Graf (Rangers).
  • “Activation & Engagement: Effective organization & practices in a changing environment,” Moderated by Travis Dillon (The Marketing Arm) with panel members Matt Ward (Astros), Greg Grissom (Texans), George Killebrew (Mavericks), & Jeanne Garza (Spurs).
  • “The Do’s & Don’t of Successful Sales Careers,” Moderated by Murray Cohn (NBA), with panel members Brian Norman (76ers), Paige Farragut (Rangers), Nic Garcia (NBA), & Kris Katseanes (FC Dallas)

Banquet & Meetings

With over 55 executives representing 44 organizations, Baylor S3 juniors (32) and seniors (22) built relationships and interviewed for internships and full time positions. Thanks to everyone for your support & participation.

List of Registered S3 Board Member Attendees

Last name First name Affiliation
Apgar Bryan Website Alive
Bell Jody RMC/Pizza Hut
Boyce Bill Texas Legends
Brand Matt Houston Astros
Brum Paige Circuit of the Americas
Burnett John Southwest Media Group
Busch Jeff Jack Morton Worldwide
Cheever Adam AEG Kings/Galaxy
Clark Joe San Antonio Spurs
Cohn Murray NBA
DePoy Lisa On The Border
Dillon Travis The Marketing Arm
Eldersveld Jeff Columbus BlueJackets
Farragut Paige Texas Rangers
Farragut Paige Texas Rangers
Fernandez Eric Media Link
Flynn Steve Chevrolet
Garcia Nick NBA
Garthe Cris Houston Rockets
Garza Jeanne San Antonio Spurs
George Brian IMG/Baylor University
Glenn Bill Breakthrough
Goren Bill Austin Toros
Graf Wade Texas Rangers
Grissom Greg Houston Texans
Guertin Bill 800 Pound Gorilla
Haynes Cody Houston Rockets
Heidtke Jon Fox Sports Net
Horn Leslie Dallas Stars
Hughes Tom NRG Energy
Jolesch Chase Baylor University
Katseanes Kris FC Dallas
Keene P.J. Houston Astros
Killebrew George Dallas Mavs
Kinsey David St. Louis Rams
Leva Joe New York Yankees
Lichty Chuck Orlando Magic
McKenzie Eric San Diego Padres
Metz Lynda Carrier RMC/Pizza Hut
Miceli Frank San Antonio Spurs
Mitchell Drew Texas Legends
Moseley Bill AT&T
Norman Brian Philadelphia 76ers
Nottoli Dave General Motors
Rivers Anne BAV Consulting
Robbins Mike New York Yankees
Sehgal Anita Academy Sports + Outdoors
Spicer Bill Dr Pepper/Snapple
Torres Frank San Antonio Spurs
Vogelaar Mike Daktronics Sports Marketing
Walker Tami Phillips 66
Weingartner Heidi Dallas Cowboys
Weinstein Jamie Orlando Magic
Wright Tommy Legends
Zuer Rob Houston Rockets

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