Chris Orechia

Chris Orechia



Chris is currently Senior Director of Partnerships for Legends Growth Enterprises, leading the Portland Thorns FC account. Chris joined Legends in 2024.

Chris has spent 14+ years working at the collegiate, minor league and major four franchise level. His professional experience includes University of Redlands, AEG Sports (primarily with the LA Kings-Ontario Reign Hockey Club along with the Phoenix Suns overseeing their ticket sales and development departments), New York Jets (premium partnerships where he was responsible for generating new multi-year, six-figure partnerships while maintaining current relationships), and the Portland Trail Blazers (serving as the Director of Commercial Partnership Sales).

Chris attended Merrimack College in North Andover, MA while earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. He furthered his education by earning a Master of Arts Degree in Higher Education at the University of Redlands. Outside of his daily work responsibilities he also serves on the Sport Oregon Young Professional Board and is an adjust professor at the University of Concordia-Irvine teaching a master level class in Sports & Ethics. He and his wife Brynn live in Tigard, OR with their two young boys Chase and Cole.

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