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VP, Corporate Sponsorships
UNC Class of:
Tameka Rish enters her 16th season in the National Football League and her 14th with the Atlanta Falcons. As Vice President of Corporate Partnerships for AMBSE, Rish leads the consulting team that develops and maintains corporate partnerships for the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. This includes managing numerous experiential events, activating promotional rights, television, radio, print and digital advertising, custom experiences, game day activations, hospitality and signage buildouts for Mercedes-Benz Stadium. In 2017 she was appointed to the Executive Leadership Team.
During her time in Atlanta, Tameka has not only ensured that the corporate partners receive the maximum return on investment, but she has been responsible for several sports careers as more than 40 former interns and associates continue to work within the field today. When not working for AMBSE, Tameka serves on the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Sports Network Board and focuses on humanitarian efforts to fight human trafficking. Rish is a member of the University of Georgia’s 2018 40 Under 40 Class.
Prior coming to AMBSE, Rish worked for Octagon out of Connecticut on their Drive for the Cure mobile tour with BMW and Susan G. Komen. She interned with the Carolina Panthers, and her NFL career started with the Houston Texans in 2003. While in Houston, she worked Super Bowl XXXVIII as part of the NFL’s PR team. She began working in football in 1998 at the University of North Carolina in their Football Coaches Video Department videoing practices and games, creating highlights and cut-ups.
A native of Sylva, NC, Rish holds a Bachelor’s in Journalism with a focus in Broadcasting and Public Relations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master’s degree in Sports Management from the University of Georgia.
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