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Colleen McDonald

Denver, CO


Almost 20 years experience working in the sports industry. With NCAA experience, Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and IRONMAN Triathlon. A proven record of fostering and building strong relationships with customers and partners, as well as managing high stress projects and events from concept to completion through the years.


Race Director/Event Coordinator

Feb 2015 - Jul 2020
• Race Director for Rock ‘n' Roll Denver Half Marathon and Rock ‘n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon • Managed the Berkshire Hathaway Invest in Yourself 5K presented by Brooks Running in Omaha, NE in conjunction with Warren Buffett's Annual Shareholder Meeting

Senior Registration Coordinator

Feb 2007 - Jun 2015
• One of the main direct contacts between the customers and the organization and performed various customer service duties for the organization • Worked on site at various Rock ‘n' Roll Marathon and ½ Marathons, Muddy Buddy, TriRock, Berkshire Hathaway Invest in Yourself 5K and NFL Back to Football Run Series events

Administrative Assistant

May 2006 - Dec 2006
• Worked directly with the Account Executives to learn the process of contacting, negotiating, and closing celebrity appearance contracts • Directly assisted the Director of Operations and Account Executives in finding leads on potential clients

Office Assistant/Workstudy Scholarship

Jan 2002 - Jan 2006
• Assisted in day to day activities around the studio: front desk operations, studio rentals, customer service. • Assisted celebrity clientele who frequent the facilities. • Developed programs for, advised, and managed about 60 camp attendees each summer (June-August).

Administrative Assistant/Team Manager

Jan 2002 - Jan 2006
• Assisted in the office activities of the NCAA Men's and Women's Tennis Teams. • Managed the schedule of the facilities. • Communicated with the opponents to organize the matches, and the details of the road-trips and tournaments. • Assisted in the recruiting process of perspective students: letters, questionnaires, compliance.


Sport Management - M.A.
Jul 2006 - Jun 2008
Master of Arts in Sport Management Academic Achievement Award Recipient (Valedictorian), GPA: 4.0

Double Major in Business Law and Marketing (Emphasis in Sports & Entertainment) - B.A. in Business Administration
Sep 2002 - Jun 2006
Double major in Business Law and Marketing both with an emphasis in Sports and Entertainment.

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