An innovator in sports marketing and media strategies for more than 30 years, Gary R. Stevenson was named president and managing director of MLS Business Ventures on June 19, 2013. Stevenson oversees all commercial and revenue areas for MLS and Soccer United Marketing, including media/broadcasting, marketing, content and digital.
Stevenson has served as an executive with some of the most respected organizations in the sports industry, including the NBA, the PGA TOUR, the Golf Channel, Pac-12, ProServ and Advantage International.
Stevenson, who holds a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from The George Washington University, taught “The Business of Sport” at Duke University from 2000-2007 and was inducted into The George Washington University School of Business Sports Hall of Fame in April 2013.