Brian Gainor, Partnership Activation, Inc.
Brian Gainor is a passionate sports marketer with agency experience as well as an extensive background working in the NFL, NFL Europe, and collegiate athletics. As the Director of Strategy and Analytics for Freshwire, Brian and his associates provide content strategy, creation, and syndication services to help brands express and sustain their online voice.
In 2011, Brian was named "30 Under 30" by Forbes in the category of Entertainment and was selected as one of the 10 NEXT leaders in sports business by SportsPro Magazine in 2012. In 2008, Brian founded Partnership Activation Inc., a leading resource in sports business that showcases sports marketing and sponsorship trends, best practices, and creative content marketing strategies. He also founded a Rising Stars initiative which honors sports business professionals ages 30 and under who are making a notable impact in the industry early in their career and has been featured as a guest writer for CNBC's Sports Biz column.
Brian completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida and MBA/MSA graduate work at Ohio University (Athens, OH) and now resides with his wife, Laura, and daughter, Clara, in Milwaukee, WI.
Partnership Activation has been featured in a collection of notable trade publications, including:
- Yahoo! Sports
- SportsBusiness Daily
- SportsBusiness Daily Closing Bell
- Promo Magazine
- Sponsorship Mag (December 2010)
- Sponsorship Mag (November 2010)
- The Sports Business Exchange
- Sponsorship Insights
- The Business of Sports
- Sports Marketing and PR Roundup
- China Sports Today
- Sports Networker Newsletter
- 2010 Sports and Social Media Predictions E-Book
For assistance with creative ideation, understanding best practices, and identifying ways to generate incremental revenue, please contact Brian at firstname.lastname@example.org