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Colleen McDonald

Denver, CO

About

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.

Experience


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.

Education


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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