Mike Minnella is currently the Director of Business Development for the NFL where he is responsible for driving revenue for the National Football League through new sponsorship opportunities. Mike has been with the NFL for over 4 years driving some of the NFL largest partnerships that include Rocket Mortgage, UberEats, Subway, Diageo, Little Caesars, E.J., & Gallo & TCL.

Mike has over a decade of experience in the sports industry driving multi-million-dollar partnerships for some of the most visible sports and entertainment properties. Mike’s career path in the sports industry demonstrates his expertise in sales, strategy, and marketing, particularly in developing and executing plans to unlock revenue growth for leading sports organizations.

Mike’s professional experience is well-rounded — having consistently produced at the highest level across teams, agencies, and leagues. Mike has worked for various sports organizations, including BSE Global (Barclays Center, Brooklyn Nets, NY Islanders), as well as Legends where he was responsible for business development for large venue projects such as Sofi Stadium & Allegiant Air Stadium.

Mike strongly believes in paying it forward to pave the way for the next generation of Sports executives. He plays an active role with his former alum where he is a member of the St. John’s University, Division of Sport Management Advisory Board.