30 episodes

Outnumbered was started to diversify the job pool and help women be more competitive in the sports industry through personal stories, interviews, career tips and more! Join Kelli and Hollis on their journey to successful careers within the sports industry!

Outnumbered with Kelli and Hollis Outnumbered Podcast

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Outnumbered was started to diversify the job pool and help women be more competitive in the sports industry through personal stories, interviews, career tips and more! Join Kelli and Hollis on their journey to successful careers within the sports industry!

    Shifting Job Titles and Building Your Skills Outside of 9-5 w/ Chantelle Gonzalez, Senior Content Manager at Electronic Arts

    Shifting Job Titles and Building Your Skills Outside of 9-5 w/ Chantelle Gonzalez, Senior Content Manager at Electronic Arts

    After college, Chantelle got her first job at a tech start-up in the Valley as a  marketing manager. Since then she has also been actively building her resume within the sports industry doing media relations and marketing  for several major league teams. Most recently, she is a web producer and content manager for a gaming company located in Redwood City.



    As a digital content manager, she works in various content management systems to configure and publish activations across EA's different e-commerce platforms. She also works with cross-functional teams to ensure that titles are supported through their life-cycle, from announcement to launch and live service.



    Topics Covered:

    - Working PR for a team

    - Using your extra time to build your skills

    - Shifting job titles/work focus -> how she went from PR to Web Design



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    • 37 min
    'The Success Playbook' and the Art of Taking Ls w/ Chanelle S. Reynolds, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Programs Lead for the Washington Football Team

    'The Success Playbook' and the Art of Taking Ls w/ Chanelle S. Reynolds, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Programs Lead for the Washington Football Team

    This episode was featured during the 2021 Hashtag Sports Virtual Podcast Summit. Enjoy! 

    Chanelle S. Reynolds is a young professional with a passion for the  sports and live events industry. She has a passion for paving the way  for other women and minorities in sports.  She enjoys all things  business, success and leadership.

    In May of 2014, Chanelle joined the Philadelphia 76ers organization  through their NBA Gatorade League Affiliate, the Delaware 87ers, in  which she’s had the opportunity to take on several positions.  After 4  years of being with the Sixers Organization, she was met with a new  challenge to launch and grow the new group sales department for The  Washington Football Team. With honor & great excitement, Chanelle  packed her bags and moved to the Nation's Capital to be a part of this  new project.  After 1 year, Chanelle was promoted to be the Director of  Group Sales for The Washington Football Team and leads a team of  ambitious account executives.

    Chanelle has achieved accolades throughout her career such as being  featured in Delaware Today Magazine in their 2016 Top Women in Business  Issue. She was the youngest of the honorees to receive this recognition.  She was also awarded as a 2017 40 under 40 recipient by the Delaware  Business Times.

    When Chanelle is not climbing the corporate ladder or serving the  community, she spends much of her time developing her "side hustles."  Alongside her twin sister, Chanelle has a faith-based brand designed to  encourage youth and young adults to have a relationship with God and  grow stronger in their faith. They do this through their Mobile App,  Double Portion (available in Google Play & the App Store).

    Additionally, the busy entrepreneur also runs a branding and marketing  agency called The Reynolds Group, where she assists inspiring  entrepreneurs with starting a business. To learn more about Chanelle,  please visit  www.chanellesreynolds.com.





    Topics Covered:

    - The importance of diversity and minority inclusion in corporate environments

    - Starting in the NBA G League 

    - “The Success Playbook” - Art of Taking Ls = positive perception + positive reaction

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    • 36 min
    Purpose Driven Work and Their Connection Within Sports w/ Carrie Bell, TEAM Mentor Program Manager for the Memphis Grizzlies

    Purpose Driven Work and Their Connection Within Sports w/ Carrie Bell, TEAM Mentor Program Manager for the Memphis Grizzlies

    Carrie C. Bell fulfills many roles to include sister, friend, mentee,  mentor, dog mom and one she deems particularly important,  self-proclaimed, light beam. As the daughter of a single mother who  served in the military and the granddaughter of a community activist,  Carrie was raised to be a servant leader and knows first-hand the  importance of village. Carrie’s upbringing and her experience as a first  generation college graduate, has made her a believer that it truly  takes a village to raise a child. Through the ways in which village  showed up for her, particularly in her youth, she developed a deep  desire to support and pour into the youth who are set to be the next  generation of change makers and leaders.



    Professionally, she has served in the youth development, community  engagement and volunteerism fields for over ten years. Carrie currently  serves as the Manager of the TEAM Mentor Program with the Memphis  Grizzlies Foundation, utilizing the power of sports and relationship  building to positively impact the lives of youth. She has earned her  Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies from the University of  North Carolina at Greensboro and her Master of Science in Leadership  from Nova Southeastern University.



    In addition to her full time duties as leader of the Grizzlies TEAM  Mentor Program, Carrie also enjoys serving as a speaker for future  leaders of the next generation, with a special interest in connecting  with girls and young women, grant writing and consulting. She is  passionate about community service and spends a lot of her personal time  in service to others. For several years, she has been an active  volunteer with organizations such as LITE Memphis and the American  Express Leadership Academy Alumni Task Force. Carrie believes in the  power of people and is confident if we all lead with light and love, we  each can have stake in making this world better for everyone, leaving no  part of the village behind.



    Topics Covered:

    - Purpose driven work and opportunities within sports

    - Persistence in working in sports and transitioning into the industry (Took 7 years to break in but currently working her dream job)

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    • 40 min
    Being an Athlete and Transitioning into the Corporate Sports Industry w/ Megan Rose, Managing Director, Major Events for the USTA

    Being an Athlete and Transitioning into the Corporate Sports Industry w/ Megan Rose, Managing Director, Major Events for the USTA

    Megan Rose is the Managing Director of Major Events for the United States Tennis Association. In this role, Megan is responsible for the promotion, operation, and strategic direction of the USTA’s professional tennis assets including the US Open Series, the Davis Cup & Billie Jean King Cup,  Pro Circuit, World Team Cup, the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Pan American Games, Parapan American Games, and Laver Cup. Megan is also responsible for the successful operation of the US Open Wheelchair Championships and the US Open Junior Championships.  In addition, Megan also serves as Team Leader for USA Olympic Tennis. In this role, she is responsible for the organization and planning of all team eligibility, activities and logistics for Tokyo 2021, and serves as the USTA’s NGB liaison to the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee.



    Topics Covered:

    - Being an athlete and transitioning into the corporate sports industry

    - The business of freelancing

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    • 55 min
    Working in College Athletics and Handling Harassment at Work w/ Karin Torchia, Senior AD of Athletics for External Operations/SWA at Rider University

    Working in College Athletics and Handling Harassment at Work w/ Karin Torchia, Senior AD of Athletics for External Operations/SWA at Rider University

    Karin is in her 20th year at Rider University and serves as the Senior Associate Director of Athletics for External Operations and Development and Senior Women's Administrator!  Born in Maryland, Karin grew up as an Army brat moving around a lot as a child. She first got her introduction to sports very young when her older brother would make her stand in the outfield and shag baseballs for him and his friends! From then on she was a sports nut playing numerous sports through high school. This led to an undergraduate sports management degree and a graduate degree in sports administration!



    In her current role, she is the sport administrator for men's and women's swimming  & diving, field hockey, softball and volleyball and acts as an  advocate for all of Rider's women's athletics programs. In addition, she is responsible for the promotion and marketing of all of Rider's 20 NCAA  Division I varsity sports, handles the department's social media,  branding and licensing efforts, coordinates fundraising, advertising and  corporate sponsorship programs for the athletics department and plans the  annual Rider Athletics Golf Gala, 5K for Women's Athletics, Midnight  MAACness and Hall of Fame events. She also directs the department's  community relations efforts, serves as a liaison between the athletics  department and various on-campus and external committees and is responsible for all ESPN3 and ESPN+ Rider productions, as well as radio and internet-based broadcasts.



    Topics Covered:

    - Harassment and how to handle it in the work environment

    - Working in college athletics and the different opportunities that are available




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    • 51 min
    Getting Creative As A Job Applicant w/ Casey Lang, Traffic Coordinator for MSG Networks

    Getting Creative As A Job Applicant w/ Casey Lang, Traffic Coordinator for MSG Networks

    Casey Lang is a 25 years old from Long Island, NY and currently reside in Queens! She went to the University of Tampa where she majored in Sport Management. She currently work for Madison Square Garden Networks which is surreal since she grew up as a die hard Rangers fan!



    Topics Covered:

    - Building your Job Brand/Image - How do you stand out?

    - Who are you surrounding yourself outside of work? Who is in your community?

    - It’s not always a straight path to your dream job

    - USE YOUR RESOURCES



    Connect with Casey on LinkedIn: HERE

    Instagram: @Casey__Louise  Twitter: @Casey_Langg

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    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Natalie Downey ,

Love this podcast!

I stumbled upon this podcast looking for advice related to being a woman trying to find her way in the sports industry. I found this podcast extremely helpful. Definitely worth the listen!

Laurel Rubens ,

GREAT!

This podcast is great for anyone looking for advice on how to break into the sports industry!! Kelli and Hollis are super bubbly, engaging, and full of great advice and thoughts.

Samantha Howell ,

Super helpful!

I love tuning in to Kelli and Hollis and hearing their awesome advice for young professionals. It is great hearing from women who are fighting the same fights in the sports industry!

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