Darren Epstein

Darren Epstein

Summary

With 15 years of sales and brand building experience, this Marketing and Sales Professional has built a reputation for maximizing ROI and limited budgets.  Decisive and convincing, he has changed the course of brands that were on the path to mediocrity.  He has not only built multi-level sponsorship programs from the ground up, but has literally been able to change the scope of a brand's business model.  Experienced in establishing loyal synergistic partners, clients, and employees, this executive is currently seeking new challenges in a creative environment.  He is fully equipped to save your company time and money, while generating excitement and increased revenue. 

Work History

Work History
Oct 2006 - Present

National Accounts Manager

FanCorp Publishing
Publisher of all Official Programs for the Professional Bull Riders (PBR). Titles include 8 Seconds, PBRNow, and The Bull Pen.
Nov 2007 - Dec 2009

Executive Director

Express Sports Agency
ESA is the premier bull riding agency in the PBR. We represent the best in bull riding including Defending 2008 PBR World Champion Guilherme Marchi, 2-time World Champion Chris Shivers, PBR's Iron Man Luke Snyder, and last year's World Finals Champion Robson Palermo. Our roster of professional cowboys and corporate partners is constantly growing to fit the needs of the fast-growing "Toughest Sport on Earth" The PBR Built Ford Tough Series is broadcast on Versus, NBC, and Fox with a loyal fan-base over 20 million strong. With more than 250 events all over the world including Brazil, Canada, Australia, and across the United States, and our consistent television coverage, sponsors can leverage our programs to the tune of more than 150 million impressions each year and growing.
May 1998 - Nov 2007

Director, Event Marketing

Double-H Boot Co.
Managed high profile National Sponsorship program with PBR. Coordinated team of professional athlete endorsees. Facilitated on-site promotions, public appearances, national and regional advertising.
1995 - 1998

Marketing Manager

H.H. Brown Shoe
Created entire marketing and promotional plan from scratch. Responsible for budget, concept, design, and execution of $1M advertising budget. Coordinated salesmeetings, trade shows, special events.

Education

Education
1991 - 1995

B.S.

Ithaca College