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Andy Szabo

Director - West

Global Partnerships

OFFICE LOCATION:

Corporate West

CURRENT ROLE:

Strategy consulting and delivering naming rights and marquee brand partnerships for key Legends partners

LEGENDS PROJECTS SUPPORTED:

SoFi Stadium & Hollywood Park, Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Chargers, LA Bowl, and Caesars Entertainment

EXPERIENCE:

  • Oakland A’s - Director, Partnership Development
  • 4FRONT - Manager, Partnerships
  • Southern Ohio Copperheads - General Manager
  • 4FRONT - Account Coordinator, Innovation
  • Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball - Head Student Manager

EDUCATION:

  • Ohio University - Master of Sport Administration
  • Ohio University - Master of Business Administration
  • University of Illinois - B.S. Sport Management, Leadership Studies Minor

FUN FACT:

My mother was my elementary school PE teacher, so (unofficially) I still hold the Washington Wolves 5th grade 1-Mile race record. Also, my father was my high school coach & athletic director - a career in sports was inevitable.

PERSONAL INFO:

Aspiring surfer, avid runner & golfer, sneaker enthusiast, black coffee, speakeasies, deep dish, positivity

DEFINING WHAT THE LEGENDS WAY MEANS TO YOU:

A relentless pursuit to achieve unparalleled results for partners through collaboration, intentionality and an entrepreneurial spirit.

PROUDEST LEGENDS MOMENT:

Given the opportunity to join a world-class organization and collaborate with industry-leading partners

FAVORITE QUOTE:

“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” - Jackie Robinson

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAMS/ATHLETES:

Chicago Cubs / Bears / Bulls, Illinois Basketball, US Track & Field, Michael Jordan, Walter Payton, Kobe Bryant

HOMETOWN:

Bloomington, IL