Chief Business Development & Strategy Officer
Matt Pazaras is entering his 8th season with the Milwaukee Bucks and oversees Business Development for the team and Fiserv Forum, including all aspects of sales, account management and strategy for its portfolio of marketing partners. He has played an integral role since arriving in Milwaukee as part of the leadership team that has transformed the franchise, including the construction of Fiserv Forum, which opened in August, 2018. Matt has had experience in several leadership roles within the sports industry prior to joining the Bucks. He served as Vice President of Global Sales for Raptor Sports Properties, which works with sports properties around the world – including Italian soccer team AS Roma – to maximize their revenue. Prior to that he worked for the New Jersey Nets as Director of Marketing, where one of his major accomplishments was leading the positioning and presentation development for the arena naming rights that were sold to Barclays Capital upon the team’s move to Brooklyn. Matt began his career by serving 8 years as Manager of New York Knicks Marketing Partnerships for Madison Square Garden.