Mike Golub

Portland Timbers

President of Business
Mike Golub has more than 30 years of experience in professional sports marketing and management working at Nike and within MLB, NHL and the NBA before joining the Portland Timbers in 2009 where he helped lead the organization during its highly successful launch to Major League Soccer and subsequently the Portland Thorns in 2013. Mike - who oversees all business functions for the Timbers, Portland Thorns FC and Portland Timbers 2 (T2) – is a two-time recipient of the Doug Hamilton MLS Executive of the Year (2011, 2013). Under Golub’s guidance, the Timbers have indelibly changed the landscape of sports in Portland, while becoming a national success story and a model professional sports franchise and the Thorns have become the most the successful and well-attended women’s professional sports team in the world.