Legends, a global premium experiences company, announced today the appointment of Stacey Escudero to the position of Chief Communications Officer. In her role, Escudero will be responsible for leading global communications for the company, which works with many of the world’s most iconic sports, entertainment, and attractions brands.
Escudero is a seasoned communications professional with more than 15 years of experience working with top-level executives and world-class brands. She joined Legends as Senior Vice President, Communications in January 2022 and has since played an integral role in developing, scaling, and evolving the company’s global communications strategy and driven employee communications to extend the company’s mission.
As Chief Communications Officer, Escudero will lead corporate business and brand communications and oversee public relations strategies across the company’s service divisions, which include planning, sales, partnerships, hospitality, merchandise, and technology solutions. In addition, she will oversee Legends’ digital media platforms and serve as a key leader for the company’s global internal employee communications and events.
“With the rapid expansion of Legends business, having an experienced and effective communications expert like Stacey has been, and remains, critical to our business success. She has quickly made an impact on our organization since joining us just over a year ago,” said Mike Tomon, Co-President and COO, Legends. “In this new role, Stacey will continue to work closely with leadership across the company to deliver effective communications strategies aligned with business objectives for Legends and our partners in the media worldwide.”
Escudero brings a wealth of experience in sports, entertainment, media, and technology to her new role as Chief Communications Officer at Legends. She previously served in leadership roles at strategic communications firm Hiltzik Strategies, where she handled corporate communications, media relations, and crisis management for clients across a broad spectrum of industries, as well as Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. (then The Madison Square Garden Company), where she oversaw corporate communications and publicity for the New York Knicks (NBA), New York Rangers (NHL), New York Liberty (WNBA), the Garden of Dreams Foundation, and managed the communications strategy for the three-year, $1 billion transformation of Madison Square Garden. She has also held public relations positions at MSG Media and AMC Networks, and prior to joining Legends Escudero ran her own communications consulting agency, managing corporate communications for sports agencies, teams, and brands.