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.
Experience Executive Producer of the Spectator Entertainment program for the 1998 Goodwill Games
Director of Team Operations at the Womens 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 NBAs sole representative in Toronto, Canada, directing all marketing and operations for the World Championship of Basketball
Managed the NBAs largest international event, the McDonalds 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.