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We take you through the journey of Sports professionals working for the largest sporting teams in the world. A guide for individuals looking to build a career in Sport!

Sportsfinda Ahmad Elhawli

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We take you through the journey of Sports professionals working for the largest sporting teams in the world. A guide for individuals looking to build a career in Sport!

    President at SeventySix Capital Sports Advisory - Dan Bravato

    President at SeventySix Capital Sports Advisory - Dan Bravato

    Prior to SeventySix Capital Sports Advisory, Dan Bravato and Chris Yortsos co-founded Pitch 15 Sports Group, an esports agency focused on connecting the esports world with the rest of the sports world. Having worked on projects such as Major League Soccer’s eMLS, the Call of Duty League’s first-ever event, and Overwatch League sponsorships, Chris and Dan were ready to bring their expertise to the SeventySix Capital Sports Advisory Board.

    Prior to joining up with SeventySix Dan worked in sponsorships for Manchester City and NASCAR/ISC, managed sports marketing initiatives for Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans and Fathead, and sold and strategized for Van Wagner Sports Group. Dan is a graduate of New York University.

    Get in touch with Dan here. 

    • 28 min
    Esports Partnerships - Joe McMahon

    Esports Partnerships - Joe McMahon

    A Los Angeles native, Joe has graduated from the University of Texas and shortly thereafter entered the world of sports and entertainment selling tickets and sponsorships for the Allen Americans, a minor league affiliate of the San Jose Sharks at the time.

    After a nearly 2-year stint in Allen, Joe joined Premier Partnership where he was able to sell brand partnerships against varying sports, entertainment, and landmark properties. Having success on the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas project, Joe found himself full-time in esports in May of 2019 and joined Evil Geniuses in April of this year working to connect brands with a hard-to-reach audience.

    Get in touch with Joe here. 

    • 26 min
    Sportsfinda's Resistance Series Episode 2: Doru Droscaru Co-founder Belong.is

    Sportsfinda's Resistance Series Episode 2: Doru Droscaru Co-founder Belong.is

    Covid-19 impacted many businesses around the globe, for this founder it was no different. Overnight they had no revenue coming in and the world looked like a very dark place. Some of us panic, some of us stay calm and look for solutions and some of us disappear. 


    Doru Droscaru takes us on his journey through the crisis he never thought he would face in his lifetime and shares his experiences on how they were forced to pivot as a business. 


    Tune in for a very insightful episode. 


    Get in touch with Doru here.

    • 27 min
    Director, Corporate Partnerships at Los Angeles Football Club

    Director, Corporate Partnerships at Los Angeles Football Club

    Terry Tsouratakis is Director, Corporate Partnerships at Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC). Tsouratakis is in his second season with LAFC and is responsible for generating new corporate partnerships for the Club. Prior to LAFC, Tsouratakis was with Premier Partnerships, an industry-leading property sales and consulting agency that is focused on venue Naming Rights deals. Tsouratakis began his career at Madison Square Garden where he spent several years selling Premium Hospitality assets during the Transformation of the iconic arena.

    Get in touch with Terry here. 

    • 47 min
    Sportsfinda's Resistance Series Episode 1: Kris McCarthy from Fansaves

    Sportsfinda's Resistance Series Episode 1: Kris McCarthy from Fansaves

    Covid-19 impacted many businesses around the globe, for this founder it was no different. Overnight they had no revenue coming in and the world looked like a very dark place. Some of us panic, some of us stay calm and look for solutions and some of us disappear. 

    This founder takes us on his journey through the crisis he never thought he would face in his lifetime and shares his experiences on how they were forced to pivot as a business. 

    Tune in for a very insightful episode. 

    Get in touch with Kris here. 

    • 13 min
    National Hockey League (NHL) Senior Executive Vice President

    National Hockey League (NHL) Senior Executive Vice President

    Kimberly Davis is a trailblazer and change agent, positively disrupting the financial industry and wide world of sports over her illustrious 30+ year career. Well-regarded as a resilient and visionary leader, Davis brings change to life through sound strategic planning and strong organizational development. She is an inspirational storyteller, an architect of coalitions and a culture builder, with a style that empowers others and a belief that successful business contributes to healthy, vibrant communities. Driven by both data and a passion for progress, she has consistently provided structure and glide paths for organizations to realize their potential for sustainable business growth.


    Currently, as Executive Vice President of Social Impact, Growth Initiatives & Legislative Affairs at the National Hockey League – the premier professional ice hockey league in the world – Davis has set the League on a new course to attract, retain and develop fans, with a specific focus on multi-cultural audiences. Reporting to Commissioner Gary Bettman, she is positively influencing and impacting the decisions of 31 NHL Club owners and executives relating to culture, youth participation, social impact, and sustainability, in an effort to improve access and availability of the sport and grow the League’s business for the long-term. As Commissioner Bettman said, “Kim ensures that our League is growing the game responsibly, through the demonstration of leadership principles and core values that connect hockey’s stakeholders and improves our communities in ways that will lead us to new and increased fandom.”


    Davis has been recognized by Hockey News’ 2019 Top 100 Most Influential Leaders in the sport, Adweek’s 30 Most Powerful Women in Sports, Sports Business Journal’s GameChangers, and Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Women in Corporate America. She has received other notable recognitions including Savoy Magazine’s 2018 Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America and showcased in Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business. In 2012, she was profiled with First Lady Michelle Obama in Essence magazine’s 28 Most Influential Black Women in America.


    Davis earned a B.A. in Economics from Spelman College and has completed the Aspen Institute’s Executive Leadership Program and the Stanford University Executive E-learning Program.

    • 20 min

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