We are CSM. Part of the Chime Challenger Network for challenger clients.
Together, our leaders have decades of experience across sport, entertainment, media, lifestyle, social impact and mega events.
After more than 10 years growing our constituent agency Essentially, Matt moved across to lead our global business. Outside of his family, his passions are golf, West Ham and a decent drop of wine.
Seb was Chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, having previously been Chairman of the London 2012 bid company.
Dan founded CSM LeadDog 18 years ago, serving as President & CEO before taking on the role of CEO of CSM North America. He lives in Brooklyn with his amazing wife, Michelle and energetic son, Jackson.
Starting at LeadDog 15 years ago, Gina now serves as the Chief Operating Officer of our North America team. She lives in Long Island with her husband, Rob, and three children, Ava, Wil, and Ruby.
Ashlee has 15 years of global sports marketing operations experience. She spends much of her free time with her family and fulfilling her passion of helping kids in making healthy lifestyle choices.
Harlan has over 35 years of sports and entertainment marketing experience and now serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of CSM North America, having previously led the Properties team.
Greg brings over 23 years of accounting experience from both public accounting and industry sectors. He lives in Indiana with his wife and two teenage boys.
Charlotte joined us as Group People & Talent Director in February 2015. Prior to this, she was HR Director for iLUKA.
With 14+ years at CSM under her belt, Danit is our Chief Partnership Officer. A true globe-trotter, Danit is fluent in four languages including French and Hebrew and loves world music.
Dan has been CSM's resident Brand Promotions guru for 13+ years. He is a proud graduate of Penn State University and served eight years as an infantryman in the U.S. Army National Guard.
In 2000, Kevin set up Frontiers Group with his brother, Matthew. Kevin has a specific focus on client retention & acquisition.
Charlie has 15+ years experience in the industry, leading property representation efforts for both sport & entertainment clients. Charlie now serves as VP of the properties team in the Nashville,
Ron has vast experience as a sponsorship marketing executive, with a strong background in delivering partnerships for rightsholders and corporate partners. Ron is a UNC fan & former ATP tennis player.
Matt has extensive experience leading BD teams across both international & domestic properties. He now serves as Executive VP of the properties team helping to lead agency management.
Vanessa has spent 15+ years leading property representation efforts on behalf of clients in sports & entertainment, lending expertise in asset discovery, packaging & ultimately sponsorship sales.
Jay founded CSM Production in 1987 as JHE Production. He is a Concord native and has been married to his wife Kim for 29 years. In his spare time, he serves on the Speedway Children’s Charities board.
Ross serves as Executive VP of the properties team at CSM, with a wealth of experience in the industry including work for Cirque du Soleil, Velocity Sports & Entertainment [now MKTG] and SJX Partners.
Jim was CEO of the business for 5 years before taking on the role of Deputy Chairman. He played reasonable rugby in the last century and is married with 4 children.
: Kevin Payne became CEO/Executive Director of US Club Soccer in 2015 after more than 25 years of executive leadership positions within U.S. Soccer and Major League Soccer.
Jason was Legal Counsel of JMI for 10 years before becoming head of US legal within CSM in 2016. He is a proud father of 3 handsome boys, loves his Green Bay Packers, hunting and fishing.
We are brave, open, curious and collaborative. We're guided by these principles, that combined with our values, form a code of conduct with each other and with our clients.
We look for the simplest route to the best solutions
The people we are trying to connect
with aren’t in our offices. Inspiration,
opportunities and ideas are found where
our audience is - in the real world.
We mean and do what we say. No egos. One team. What matters is knowing
that what we do is driving our clients’ success.
We are mobile, flexible, fast, effective and efficient. We’re global and we’re local and we make that work to meet our clients’ needs.
Whatever service we are providing, we believe our best is yet to come. Our clients trust us to deliver meaningful work that produces measurable results every time.
It’s not about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it. We value a diversity of perspectives driven by different life experiences. We listen. We learn. We are better and smarter because of our people.
1,000+ entrepreneurial spirits across 25+ locations around the world.