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Mark Playko

Vice President, Global Partnerships

Columbus Crew SC

OFFICE LOCATION:

Columbus Crew SC

CURRENT ROLE:

Manage the Corporate Partnership Team in Securing Naming Rights and Marketing Partnerships

LEGENDS PROJECTS SUPPORTED:

SoFi Stadium, Allegiant Stadium, Columbus Crew SC, Notre Dame, Dos Equis Pavilion, Toyota Music Factory, Winstar Casino, and George M. Steinbrenner Field

EXPERIENCE:

  • Legends – Vice President, Global Partnerships
  • Mandalay Baseball Properties – Manager, Corporate Partnerships

EDUCATION:

Ohio University – Bachelor of Science, Sports Management

FUN FACT:

I was the first salesman hire when Legends Global Partnerships was created in 2012.

PERSONAL INFO:

Serve as a mentor to Ohio University Sports Administration under-graduate and post-graduate students.

DEFINING WHAT THE LEGENDS WAY MEANS TO YOU:

Brand Stewards | True Partnership | Best-In-Class

PROUDEST LEGENDS MOMENT:

My proudest Legends moment is having the opportunity to oversee a new stadium project in my hometown – Columbus Crew SC.

FAVORITE QUOTE:

"Dream Big, Execute Well"

FAVORITE TEAMS/ATHLETES:

The Ohio State University

HOMETOWN:

Columbus, Ohio