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President, Brands and Properties
UNC Class of:
1991; 1995 (MA)
Elizabeth Lindsey joined Wasserman in 2007 and currently serves as Managing Partner. She is responsible for leading the team of global professionals who develop, negotiate and creatively activate and measure partnerships and events on behalf of all corporate clients and leading sports and entertainment properties.
During Lindsey’s tenure, her division has more than quadrupled in size and has expanded both geographically into several new global regions and in service offerings, adding a robust property consulting team an Experiential Marketing arm and a deep Research and Insights practice.
Prior to her role as Managing Partner, Lindsey served as Senior Vice President with Wasserman and the Raleigh, North Carolina-based sports and entertainment consulting firm OnSport, which was acquired in 2007 by Wasserman. In that role, Lindsey’s team was responsible for strategy and negotiation for leading brand clients such as American Express, Nationwide and Pepsico.
Prior to her time with OnSport/Wasserman, Lindsey served as director of global sponsorship at Nortel, overseeing the development, implementation, and integration of the telecommunication giant’s sports and entertainment partnerships, which included relationships with the NHL, PGA Tour, tennis and Formula One racing.
In 2010, Lindsey was honored for her accomplishments by SportsBusiness Journal in its annual “Forty Under 40,” a list of the most influential sports executives under the age of 40.
Lindsey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism and a master’s degree in mass communication from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She currently resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with her husband, Jeff, and their son, Will, and serves on the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish of Eastern North Carolina.
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