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Matt Pope

Senior Vice President

Global Partnerships - West

OFFICE LOCATION:

Corporate West

CURRENT ROLE:

Develop partnership platforms and business opportunities for current and prospective portfolio clients.

LEGENDS PROJECTS SUPPORTED:

Allegiant Stadium, George M. Steinbrenner Field, LA28 / USOPP, LAFC, Milwaukee Bucks, Notre Dame, Royal Farms Arena, SoFi Stadium, Toyota Music Factory, UNLV, Wintrust Arena

EXPERIENCE:

  • Premier Partnerships – Corporate Partnerships
  • Los Angeles Lakers – Corporate Partnerships
  • Major League Baseball – Community Affairs
  • National Basketball Association – Events & Attractions

EDUCATION:

Hawaii Pacific University – Bachelor of Arts, Corporate Communications

FUN FACT:

My birth name is William, which is not actually fun. In fact, it’s been confusing my whole life. Thank Mom and Dad for that one.

PERSONAL INFO:

Avid surfer and golfer. Husband to Jennifer (LA Kings, VP Community). Father to Charlie (who is 8 going on 5) and Sadie (who is 5 going on 16), and Larry and Lina our rescue mutts.

DEFINING WHAT THE LEGENDS WAY MEANS TO YOU:

Doing whatever it takes to deliver.

PROUDEST LEGENDS MOMENT:

Taking a leap of faith in 2015 to join a small partnerships team and see it grow into the industry leader.

FAVORITE QUOTE:

“This is a very simple game. You throw the ball, you catch the ball, you hit the ball. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains. Think about that for a while.” – Bull Durham

FAVORITE TEAMS/ATHLETES

Lakers – Kobe Bryant, Dodgers – Kirk Gibson

HOMETOWN:

Redondo Beach, CA