David has over 20 years of sports marketing, management and sales experience. After graduating law school and working for a boutique sports investment bank, David joined SFX Sports Group as a Vice President of Marketing and Sales. During his tenure at SFX, David worked with many superstar athletes and several high profile college basketball coaches.
- After SFX, he held several executive roles building and growing sports verticals for technology companies and still works with several former SFX clients including Arizona head basketball coach Bobby Hurley and NBA legend Muggsy Bogues.
- He obtained his JD from Temple University, his MA in Sports Management from Ohio State University and his BA from Emory University. He is an adjunct professor in Georgetown’s graduate sports management school and American University’s undergraduate business school.
Prior to starting Navigant Sports, Todd was the Vice President of Marketing and Digital at SFX World, a premier global professional sports marketing agency. During 12 years at SFX World he acted as a player manager for professional golfers on every major world tour, developed and managed over $80M in global sports sponsorships with companies from every industry, coordinated high-end hospitality at major sporting events, sold network television sponsorships and worked with national charities on their sports marketing activities. He also worked closely with agents and celebrities across all of sports and entertainment on cross platform-marketing programs for his corporate clients. Foreseeing the increase of social media in sports he created a unique partnership with an award-winning digital marketing firm. This partnership created a first of its kind, proprietary digital marketing platform that extended the reach a sponsorship while increasing revenue for the celebrity and agency.