Background: With integrated sales, marketing, and general management expertise, Greeley has breadth and depth of experience in and around the sports-entertainment industry. He began with the hockey division of Compuware Corporation and then the Detroit Pistons/Palace Sports & Entertainment, before joining the Portland Trailblazers with Paul Allen’s Vulcan Sports & Entertainment, where his responsibilities included Seattle Seahawks duties and the acquisition and management of a college sports rights holder, Action Sports Media. In 2000, Greeley joined the Chicago Bears as Chief Marketing Officer, where he re-engineered its business and helped develop the new Soldier Field, all of which led to a 3X enterprise value increase for the team during his tenure. Greeley has also run services businesses in the agency (KemperSports) and consulting (Magid) worlds, in addition to being the President of the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer. Most recently, Greeley advised Precourt Sports Ventures with its investment thesis and all of its due diligence, negotiations, and purchase of the MLS’s Columbus Crew and Crew Stadium and now serves PSV and its Managing Partner, Anthony Precourt in its operations of the Crew and the future growth and development of the privately-held sports-entertainment investment firm.
College: University of Michigan, B.A. and M.B.A.
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