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Al Connor

SVP, Strategic Partnerships
Current Location:
Chicago, IL
Previous Location:
Chicago, IL
College of the Holy Cross
Previous Teams:
Learfield Sports, Screenvision Media, CBS Television, WGN-TV, KRON-TV
Current Team Contributions:
Leading Navigate’s property sales and naming rights division. Focused on prospecting and developing seven-figure deals for new and existing clients. Delivering mutually-beneficial, enduring partnerships that achieve both brand and property objectives.
Career Highlights:
20+ years of sales experience in the sports and media industries. Worked on sponsorship with large brands throughout career including State Farm, AT&T and Southwest Airlines. Sold major media and sponsorship properties including MLB, NBA, Super Bowl, Final Four, Masters and major collegiate programs like Alabama, Oklahoma and North Carolina.
Other Accomplishments:
Three time Chairman’s Cup Winner at Learfield.

Nominated for Local Emmy Award while at CBS for creation of “Pontiac Primetime Challenge” TV campaign and promotion.
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