NSF STAFF

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RON SEAVER
President

Ron Seaver founded the National Sports Forum in 1996 as a way for the different teams, leagues, and events in North America to come together to share best practices in ticket sales, marketing, sponsorship sales, business development, and fan entertainment.

As President of the National Sports Forum, Ron works closely with the NSF Steering Committee on the planning of the agenda as well as selection of speakers, panelists, and session leaders for the annual conference.

Ron's career in the sports industry spans over 25 years. Prior to starting the Forum, Ron worked on the team side as well as the agency side of the sports industry. 
 
MACKENZIE HODGE           Phone: (619) 469-4101 ext. 204 | Email: mackenzie@sports-forum.com
Director of Marketing
 
In her role as Director of Marketing , Mackenzie Hodge is responsible for planning and implementing the overall marketing strategy for the National Sports Forum. She also oversees the Business of Diversity in Sports and Entertainment Program.
 
Prior to joining the NSF in the summer of 2013, Mackenzie graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Advertising. She is originally from Portland, OR.

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RYAN HEIDRICH           Phone: (619) 469-4101 ext. 205 | Email: ryan.h@sports-forum.com
Director of Communications

In his role as Director of Communications, Ryan executes the overall communication strategy for the National Sports Forum. He also oversees and supports our trade show exhibitors and manages the ADchievement and SAMMY Awards and serves as the Case Cup Coordinator.

Prior to joining the NSF in the summer of 2013, Ryan graduated from Sonoma State Univeristy with a degree in Communications. He also played on the Lacrosse team while at Sonoma. Ryan grew up right here in San Diego, CA.

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NICOLE DEL VECCHIO           Phone: (619) 469 - 4101 ext. 207 | Email: nicole@sports-forum.com
Director of Operations

In her role as Director of Operations, Nicole Del Vecchio is responsible for the scheduling and logistics of the conference and on-site execution of the National Sports Forum.

Prior to joining the NSF in the fall of 2013, Nicole graduated from the University of San Diego with a degree in Communications.  She is originally from Los Angeles, CA.

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DUSTIN OUELLETTE           Phone: (619) 303-1675 | Email: dustin@sports-forum.com
Senior Director of Sponsorship

As the Senior Director of Sponsorship for the National Sports Forum, Dustin is responsible for generating sales leads and selling Attendee Badges and Trade Show Booths, as well as developing sponsorship packages for the NSF Conference &Trade Show.
 
Prior to joining the NSF, Dustin graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Communications. He was also the Team Captain for the Club Baseball team while at Oregon. Dustin grew up right here in San Diego, CA.
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STEPHEN CORSARO           Phone: (619) 303 - 1688 | Email: stephen@sports-forum.com
Director of Sponsorship

As Director of Sponsorship Sales for the National Sports Forum, Stephen is responsible for generating sales leads and selling Attendee Badges and Trade Show Booths, as well as developing sponsorship packages for the NSF Conference & Trade Show.

Prior to joining the NSF, Stephen graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Political Science - International Relations. Stephen is originally from Boston, MA.
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ALBY ABALOS           Phone: (619) 469-4101 ext. 206 | Email: alby@sports-forum.com
Marketing Coordinator
 
In his role as Marketing Coordinator, Alby Abalos is responsible for planning and implementing marketing strategies for the National Sports Forum. He also assists with day-to-day administrative duties.
 
Prior to joining the NSF in the summer of 2014, Alby graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Business Management. He is originally from San Diego, CA.
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