Forward Sports Marketing (FSM) an industry leading agency for sponsor placement and experiential marketing in the sport of professional drag racing is proud to announce that Brian Skurdal has joined the agency as a Director of National Sponsorships.
“We are excited to add someone of Brian’s caliber to our organization,” said FSM Managing Partner, Ryan Haas. “As our agency has grown since 2006, we’ve added a significant number of clients that require representatives to help reach their revenue goals. Brian brings ready-made assets to achieve those objectives.”
Brian has 22 years of experience in the sports marketing industry representing teams, leagues, various sports properties. On behalf of major corporations he’s negotiated and activated endorsement relationships with professional athletes, including Larry Bird, Brett Favre, and Alex Rodriguez. He also managed Sprint corporate partnership with Petty Enterprises and managed Pepsi and Mountain Dew brand relationships with various NASCAR teams. Outside of sports, Brian worked with the United Nations, leading a team who created The Positive Peace Award; the UN version of the Nobel peace prize.
FSM works with race teams, series, and sanctioning bodies to match up product and service oriented promotions that increase exposure, create new business, and generate return on investment for sponsors.
Brian received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Economics from Central Missouri University. He is married with three children and lives in Raymore, Missouri.