Gary R. Stevenson has been a member of our Board since May 2014. Mr. Stevenson is currently the Deputy Commissioner of Major League Soccer and has been the President and Managing Director of MLS Business Ventures of Major League Soccer since 2013.
Prior to such time, Mr. Stevenson served as President of PAC-12 Enterprises (“Pac-12”) from 2011 to 2013, where he managed a diversified and integrated company, including the Pac-12 Networks and Pac-12 Properties.
Before joining Pac-12, Mr. Stevenson was Chairman and CEO of OnSport Strategies, a sports and entertainment consulting company that he founded in 1997 and later sold to Wasserman Media Group in 2007.
From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Stevenson served as Principal for Wasserman Media Group to help handle the integration of OnSport Strategies.
Mr. Stevenson previously also served as President of NBA Properties, Marketing and Media for the National Basketball Association from 1995 to 1997, as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of the Golf Channel from 1994 to 1995 and as Executive Vice President, Business Affairs for PGA Tour from 1987 to 1994.
Mr. Stevenson received his bachelor’s degree from Duke University and his master’s degree in business administration from George Washington University.