Dan sets the pace for LeadDog Marketing Group as an experienced and creative leader. Dan has expertise in the creation and implementation of marketing/promotion opportunities, event planning and production and overall business strategy development. He has extensive relationships with professional sport leagues, venues, television network personnel and brand managers. Dan received his B.A. in History and Sociology from the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia.

Dan Mannix, President & CEO
  Executive Producer of the Spectator Entertainment program for the 1998 Goodwill Games   
Director of Team Operations at the Women’s National Basketball Association (1996 – 1998) |
Director of Special Events at the National Basketball Association (1992 – 1996)
Managed staff of 30 for the 1996 Men's and Women's Olympic and Paralympic Basketball tournaments
Selected to be the NBA’s sole representative in Toronto, Canada, directing all marketing and operations for the World Championship of Basketball
Managed the NBA’s largest international event, the McDonald’s Open
     Dan is also the founder and president of the  Pettit Foundation, a non-profit organization
     dedicated to providing scholarships to underprivileged high school students interested in  
     entering the sports marketing industry.