Todd J. Alles, Jr.
Todd is a seasoned veteran in the marketing world, holding 20+ years of experience in fields such as sports, events, product and brand marketing, sponsorship solicitation/negotiation/activation, and new product launches.
Todd has participated in the launches of two billion-dollar brands (Propel Fitness Water and vitaminwater). One of Todd’s key contributing factors is that he has worked for both Corporate America as well as the agency side, which allows him to see the business from both perspectives.
Aaron B. Wallace
As a Managing Partner at MAG, Aaron’s portfolio includes over 20 years of experience in sponsorship activation, sponsorship negotiation, event operations, event management and new event/product launches.
Aaron is going into his 10th year of currently leading the event operations for the NCAA Final Four Fan Fest. He has been the senior manager/ producer on several accounts including Gatorade, Cooper Tire, Turner Sports, Oracle, PepsiCo, NAPA, Discover Ohio and several professional sports teams. With Aaron’s experience designing & building out over 100 different custom vehicles and mobile marketing programs, he and our MAG team are ready to design, build and execute your next consumer experience.
Casey grew up in Southeastern Ohio and has been a resident of the Buckeye State his entire life. A graduate of Ohio University, Ackerman began his career as Assistant General Manager of the Ohio Valley Greyhounds, a semi-professional indoor football team in Wheeling, West Virginia.
Ackerman spent five years at Columbus-based Fahlgren Mortine before joining the MAG team in 2010. His clientele has included such brands as Cooper Tire, NAPA Auto Parts, Wrangler, Pepsi, Columbus Blue Jackets, and many more. Casey oversees account services for most of MAG’s clients and also directs consumer engagement & social media projects. Ackerman is married with two children and currently resides in Grove City, Ohio.
With almost twenty years in the transportation and logistics industry, Oscar has served a multitude of rolls throughout his career, acting as event manager and providing live-event social media content for various clients. For Major League Baseball, his duties not only included coordinating transportation and logistics, but he also served as an event manager and translator for the Caribbean World Series.
Oscar’s list of clientele includes Sony, Longaberger, Mars Pet Products, Kal Kan, Cooper Tire, Detroit Tigers, and the Detroit Red Wings. Oscar was born in Boston but has made his home in Lancaster, Ohio for the past 30 years.
Fritz joined the MAG team as a tour manager in 2016, he comes from 20 plus years in the logistics and transportation industry as well as having far reaching ties and experience in the motorsports world. Since joining MAG he has been very involved with the mobile tours, social media and maintenance and upkeep of the companies fleet of vehicles. An Ohio resident all of his life he resides in New Philadelphia.
Bryan is a veteran in the professional sports world with experience in event management and operations, licensing, marketing, promotions, sales, stadium operations and trademarks. Bryan spent 11 years working in Minor League Baseball for the Toledo Mud Hens, Nashville Sounds, Dunedin Blue Jays and the Minor League Baseball National Office.
Sayre has previously worked on the Air Force Cross Into the Blue tour and Major League Baseball’s Yard Ball tour. Sayre is a native of Grove City, Ohio and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Ohio University and a Master’s degree in Sports Administration from Ohio University.
Kalli joined MAG in 2015 and has been very involved in managing staffing projects as well as internal and client social media projects. The Muskingum County native also spent six seasons as a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets promotional teams in part while obtaining her Bachelors from the Scripps School of Communication at Ohio University in Athens. Kalli now calls downtown Columbus home.
Malik was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from The Ohio State University in 2013 with a degree in Sports Industries with a minor in Business Administration. Malik is currently with MAG as a tour/account manager.
Malik’s previous experience includes Partner Service Coordinator for Ohio State/IMG and an Inside Sales Representative for the Cleveland Browns. His additional sports experience includes an internship as a Property Assistant for IMG College/Ohio State Sports Marketing, Game Time Sports and Urban Active Fitness. Malik also has recreational experience with youth and seniors in event management, sales, customer service, and administrative support.
Elliot Zalaznik is a young professional with an aptitude for event management. Introduced into the realm of event planning at a young age, he pursued an education in the field, graduating as an honors student with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2015.
After graduating he worked for the Hattiesburg Convention & Tourism Commission as a Food & Beverage Supervisor, Zoo Manager, and Event Coordinator. Since then Elliot has worked on Event Management Teams for multiple festivals and events throughout the country, including the New Orleans Home and Garden Show, Southern Sportsman’s Festival & Expo, NCAA’s March Madness Music Festival, and the World Rowing Championship. He joined the MAG team in May of 2017 as a Tour/Account Manager.
Justin is a native of Findlay, Ohio. In Columbus, he attended The Ohio State University where he graduated in the spring of 2017 with a degree in Sport Industry and a minor in Business.
Justin brings a variety of experience from a range of sports organizations including: Ohio State Athletics, The Greater Columbus Sports Commission, the NCAA, OHSAA and the Columbus Clippers. Justin has a background in sponsorship activation, marketing and sales in the sports industry.
Jason spent 12 years working in Corporate America for Ernst & Young and a real estate development firm before deciding to follow his true passion: sports. Jason worked with a sports production firm that developed and implemented Fan Fests. Jason was able to double the firm’s business by attracting new clients such as the Detroit Red Wings, Washington Capitals, NCAA, MLB, and ESPN. Jason was instrumental in working directly for Major League Baseball and their agency in developing their MLB “Wanna Play” initiative to attract and share baseball with inner city youth.
Jason joined MAG in 2010 to bolster MAG’s capabilities with their Fan Fest/Fan Interactive business at both the team and league levels. He has created, designed, and implemented over 30 different Fan Fest events in the sports of hockey, baseball, basketball, and fishing, including the World Series and Final Four.