WHO WE ARE

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JOHN von STADE

  • 25-year leader in sports, agency, brand development industry
  • Negotiated, bought and sold over $400MM in brand sponsorships and platforms
  • Launched and managed two independent operating companies within Omnicom
  • Was member of the Management Teams that sold agencies to Omnicom and Aegis LLC
  • Built and designed the non-media revenue models for sport marketing at Sports Illustrated and USA Today Sports Media
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MERRILL SQUIRES

  • 25-year leader in the sports, media, brand marketing industries
  • Launched and led Sports Illustrated brand extensions, including SI International in 42 countries
  • Responsible for over $100MM in new revenue streams
  • Built and sold two sports marketing / brand development agencies
  • Provided shareholder value and growth for iconic and emerging brands, companies, and technologies
  • Won industry awards of innovation
  • Sold agencies to Omnicom and Publicis
  • Developed and launched $100 Million sports business for Gannett

Corporate & Agency

Sports Illustrated  |  USA Today  |  Rodale  |  The Marketing Arm  |  Team Epic  |  Millsport

Brands Represented

Pepsi  |  Samsung  |  Visa  |  Eli Lilly  |  Charles Schwab  |  North Face  |  Verizon  |  Proctor & Gamble