In: March, 2021


Podcast Alert: Tod Leiweke – Seattle Kraken

Tod Leiweke – CEO of the Seattle Kraken – is an accomplished sports executive with an impressive résumé and a compelling personal story. He has held leadership positions at the Seahawks, Sounders, Trail Blazers, Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment, and the NFL. He is also a minority owner of the Seattle Sounders. This week’s episode […]


Fundraising for Dr. Rick Hodes’ Clinic – Half Way to Goal

AJ Maestas, Joseph Okleberry, and Michael Berkman are almost half way to their goal of raising $50,000 for Dr. Rick Hodes’ clinic through JDC (The Joint)! Funds go towards spinal surgeries for impoverished children in Ethiopia. Dr. Hodes has saved thousands of lives in Ethiopia over the last 30 years and has fostered dozens of children himself to provide […]



The Explosion of NBA Top Shot

Have you ever been watching your favorite team in a big game, jumped out of your seat as the star player hits the game winning shot, and thought, “I wish I could own that moment”? Yeah, I’ve never thought that either – but now with NBA Top Shot that thought may be a reality. If […]


Podcast Alert: Steve Berkowitz

College athletics has experienced a turbulent period over the last 12 months. In that time, Steve Berkowitz – Sports Project Reporter for USA Today – has covered coaches’ compensation, COVID-19, NIL, and more. He brings his unique perspective on the sports industry to this week’s episode of Navigating Sports Business. In this episode, Steve gives […]


Congratulations to our partners at FC Dallas!

Congratulations to our partners at FC Dallas on signing a new jersey partnership with MTX Group! Making an impact with a cause-based partnership, we are thrilled to witness what you accomplish together for the community. Read more 


Podcast Alert: Luke Bould – alacria

Luke Bould, Director at Alacria, has been recognized as one of the top CMOs in Australia. He has had enormous success in bringing new generations of sports fans to cricket and soccer. He also played a role in Australia’s successful bid to host the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023. He and AJ discuss […]


Podcast Alert: Chris Marinak – MLB

Major League Baseball’s Chris Marinak joins us this week. As Chief Operations & Strategy Officer, Chris shares with AJ how his team overcame the challenges of COVID-19, and how the solutions they found might impact the future of professional baseball. Chris presents his thoughts on how cutting-edge technology can help MLB appeal to all fans, […]


New Partnership Announcement – Populous

Populous, a global design firm, creates unique experiences that amplify the joy felt in shared human moments for fans and attendees in sports and entertainment. We are proud to partner with Populous on informing data-driven decisions that shape how attendees experience all event types as they continue to design legendary venues. Review some of our […]


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