Phil Wallace, VP of Business Development
I have always loved sports and have worked in the field for much of my career. I attended Columbia University in New York for my undergraduate degree and was the play-by-play radio announcer for the school’s football, basketball and baseball games. I have also been a sportswriter, covering sports stories for a variety of publications. I hold an MBA from USC.
I got my start in the sports business by working as an international relations analyst for New York’s 2012 Olympic Bid. I was a consultant for Chicago’s 2016 bid, and then served on the Board of the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games during Los Angeles’ successful bid for the 2028 Olympics. I also worked for the Tampa Bay Rays baseball club when we went from the worst team in baseball to a World Series team within three years. I have overseen business development and user acquisition for the ticketing site ScoreBig.com and the grocery app Favado. I also founded the entertainment website ScreenPicks.com and still host a weekly film podcast on the site.
At Reigning Champs and NCSA, I oversee our business development department, which includes all of our partnerships that bring new customers to NCSA and ancillary revenue to Reigning Champs. Companies looking to partner with NCSA can always contact me.
On a personal level, I live in Los Angeles with my fiancée Sarah and our two cats.