Chief Revenue Officer, Clemson Sports & Campus Marketing
Nicole Bienert Metzger is the chief revenue officer of Clemson Sports & Campus Marketing by JMI Sports. In her role she serves as the property leader for JMI Sports at Clemson overseeing property operations and strategy with specific responsibilities including all sales and marketing, activation, fulfillment, university relations, and media. She will report to Tom Stultz, president of JMI Sports.
Metzger joined JMI Sports from her former role as vice president of partnership development for Hornets Sports and Entertainment in Charlotte, North Carolina. While working for the Hornets, Metzger’s team closed the first ever team jersey patch sponsorship with LendingTree and was selected as one of only three teams to successfully navigate ExxonMobil’s NBA league-wide RFP process, both resulting in significant long-term partnerships.
In addition to her leadership role with the Hornets, Metzger has served as vice president of global partnerships, activation, analytics and special events for the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium; senior director of team sponsorship development, team marketing and business operations for the National Basketball Association; and held sponsorship sales and leadership positions with Proxy Partners LLC, the Denver Broncos Football Club and Kroenke Sports Entertainment. A native of Peachtree City, Georgia, Metzger is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.