Drew Parker is a graduate of Ohio University’s Sport Management program.
He has been involved in the sports and entertainment industry since 2011 when he worked on sponsorship campaigns for Alicia Keys and John Mayer for Red Light Management and developed consultative proposals for the Southern Ohio Copperheads and San Diego Padres.
While Parker’s professional path has not been traditional, he’s gained experiences in multiple aspects of the sports and entertainment industry.
Parker developed and executed the largest youth rugby development initiative in USA Rugby history, introducing the sport to over 30,000 students in Chicago as the Youth Development Officer for Rugby Illinois.
As Account Executive with 5050 Central, he activated and supported raffle programs that brought in over $70M in charitable funds annually for clients in college athletics and virtually every professional league in North America.
Since April of 2017, Parker has returned to music as the Sponsorship Coordinator for Live Nation’s Cleveland office.
In this role, Parker supports local and national sponsorship programs throughout the sales process at Blossom Music Center, Jacobs Pavilion, House of Blues – Cleveland, and Jamboree in the Hills.