Todd is a seasoned veteran in the marketing world, holding over 17 years of experience in fields such as sports, events, product and brand marketing, sponsorship solicitation/negotiation/activation, and new product launches.
Todd has participated in the launches of two billion-dollar brands (Propel Fitness Water and vitaminwater). One of Todd’s key contributing factors is that he has worked for both Corporate America as well as the agency side, which allows him to see the business from both perspectives.
Aaron’s portfolio includes over 14 years of experience in sponsorship activation, sponsorship negotiation, event operations, event management and new event launches.
Aaron has opened a stadium as the director of operations; currently leads the event operations for the NCAA Final Four "Bracket Town"; was the event producer/partner of "Rockin' @ Riverwatch", Ohio State's largest tailgate event; and has been the senior manager on several accounts including Gatorade, Cooper Tire, NAPA, Discover Ohio and the US Air Force.
Jason spent 12 years working in Corporate America for Ernst & Young and a real estate development firm before deciding to follow his true passion: sports. Jason worked with a sports production firm that developed and implemented Fan Fests. Jason was able to double the firm’s business by attracting new clients such as the Detroit Red Wings, Washington Capitals, NCAA, MLB, and ESPN. Jason was instrumental in working directly for Major League Baseball and their agency in developing their MLB “Wanna Play” initiative to attract and share baseball with inner city youth.
Jason joined MAG in 2010 to bolster MAG’s capabilities with their Fan Fest/Fan Interactive business at both the team and league levels. He has created, designed, and implemented over 30 different Fan Fest events in the sports of hockey, baseball, basketball, and fishing, including the World Series and Final Four.
Casey grew up in Southeastern Ohio and has been a resident of the Buckeye State his entire life. A graduate of Ohio University, Ackerman began his career as Assistant General Manager of the Ohio Valley Greyhounds, a semi-professional indoor football team in Wheeling, West Virginia.
Ackerman spent five years at Columbus-based Fahlgren Mortine before joining the MAG team in 2010. His clientele has included such brands as Cooper Tire, NAPA Auto Parts, Wrangler, Bad Boy Mowers, Discount Tire, and many more. Casey oversees the logistics of all mobile tours and activation on a daily basis. Ackerman is married and currently resides in Grove City, Ohio.
With almost twenty years in the transportation and logistics industry, Oscar has served a multitude of rolls throughout his career, acting as event manager and providing live-event social media content for various clients. For Major League Baseball, his duties not only included coordinating transportation and logistics, but he also served as an event manager and translator for the Caribbean World Series.
Oscar’s list of clientele includes Sony, Longaberger, Mars Pet Products, Kal Kan, Cooper Tire, Detroit Tigers, and the Detroit Red Wings. Oscar was born in Boston but has made his home in Lancaster, Ohio for the past 30 years.
Bryan is a veteran in the professional sports world with experience in event management and operations, licensing, marketing, promotions, sales, stadium operations and trademarks. Bryan spent 11 years working in Minor League Baseball for the Toledo Mud Hens, Nashville Sounds, Dunedin Blue Jays and the Minor League Baseball National Office.
Sayre has previously worked on the Air Force Cross Into the Blue tour and Major League Baseball’s Yard Ball tour. Sayre is a native of Grove City, Ohio and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Ohio University and a Master’s degree in Sports Administration from Ohio University.
Kalli joined MAG in 2015 and has been very involved in managing staffing projects as well as internal and client social media projects. The Muskingum County native also spent six seasons as a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets promotional teams in part while obtaining her Bachelors from the Scripps School of Communication at Ohio University in Athens. Kalli now calls downtown Columbus home.
Jeremiah joined Marketing Activations Group as an Event Manager in January of 2015. Prior to joining the firm, he had been working in the event industry as a Field Marketing & Project Manager for Event Marketing Strategies in Columbus, Ohio, bringing in over 10 years of experience to MAG. His passion for event marketing brought him to MAG where he continued his journey building, executing and managing experiential marketing campaigns that deliver strong ROI and create long-lasting relationships between customers and brands. He has worked with an enviable list of blue chip clients such as AEP, SWACO, Direct Energy, Nationwide Insurance & The Ohio State University.
Netzley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sports Management and minor in Business Administration from Otterbein College. He currently resides in Hilliard, Ohio with his wife, Gwendolyn.
Malik was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from The Ohio State University in 2013 with a degree in Sports Industries with a minor in Business Administration. Malik is currently with MAG as a tour/account manager.
Malik’s previous experience includes Partner Service Coordinator for Ohio State/IMG and an Inside Sales Representative for the Cleveland Browns. His additional sports experience includes an internship as a Property Assistant for IMG College/Ohio State Sports Marketing, Game Time Sports and Urban Active Fitness. Malik also has recreational experience with youth and seniors in event management, sales, customer service, and administrative support.