|Brian Gainor is a passionate marketer with agency experience as well as an extensive background working in the NFL, NFL Europe, and collegiate athletics. As the Director of Strategy and Analytics for Freshwire, Brian and his associates provide content strategy, creation, and syndication to help brands and teams engage, educate, and inspire consumer advocacy.
Throughout his career, Brian has managed partnership marketing efforts and developed content marketing and social media strategies for some of the nation’s leading brands, including Comcast, Lowe’s, and ING among others.
In 2011, Brian was named “30 Under 30″ by Forbes in the category of Entertainment and has been featured as a guest writer for Darren Rovell’s CNBC Sports Biz column. In 2008, he founded Partnership Activation, a leading resource in sports business that showcases sports marketing and sponsorship trends, best practices, and creative content marketing strategies. He also founded a Rising Stars initiative which honors sports business professionals ages 30 and under who are making a notable impact in the industry early in their career.
Brian completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida and MBA/MSA graduate work at Ohio University and now resides with his wife Laura and daughter Clara in Milwaukee, WI.