Vice President of Business Development
Jeff Wagner joined the Chicago Fire in July 2013 as the Club’s Vice President of Business Development. Jeff brings six years of sports media and event management experience, having worked most recently as the Senior Director of Business Operations for Alli Sports (a start-up division of NBC Sports specializing in action sports). During his time at Alli Sports, Jeff managed the organization’s business operations and accounting/finance department. He also played an integral role in new business development, overseeing the division’s expansion into ecommerce.
Jeff began his career in public accounting and spent five years working as an auditor in Denver, Colorado. In order to facilitate a transition into the sports industry, Jeff attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he received a dual MBA/MS Sport Management degree. Jeff also earned a B.S. in Accounting from Iowa State University.
Jeff currently lives in Oak Park with his wife Stephanie.