International / Corporate Mareting
Jon Sands is a highly skilled in Sponsorship Acquisitions, Strategic Partnership Development and Innovative Sports Marketing consultant who has established himself as a knowledgeable / capable motorsports and general automotive marketing professional who can be trusted with his sage advice and accurate and critical decision making.
He is a seasoned and proven executive-level operations, business development and partnership marketing professional. He is also a Cancer survivor.
Jon possesses an unassailable record particularly in professional motorsports (NASCAR and NHRA) serving with the most prestigious agencies and team organizations performing departmental management, strategic marketing, media relations, sales team management, B2B partnerships, contracts/negotiations, public speaking and senior-level thought leadership.
Current president of Silent Partner Marketing. Recently was contracted to "find a pathway" for partnership development for client Torrence Racing, NHRA 2018 and 2019 Top Fuel World Champions. Sands’ clients have included Charlotte's Boxman Studios, Chip Ganassi Racing (Global Rallycross), and Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
AREAS OF FOCUS:
I/O Sales Campaigns - Sales Funnel Management
Business Development (prospecting to close)
Strategy & Research
Cancer Issues/ Patient Advocacy (at the federal government level)
• COLLEGE: Arizona State University – B.S. Marketing and Communications
• FACILITY MARKETING/MANAGEMENT
General Manager, Wild Horse Pass Park
AE - Cohn & Wolfe – Pennzoil Racing (NASCAR) media/PR
AE - Cotter Communications – Country Time Racing (NASCAR) media/PR
• NASCAR TEAM EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
SABCO Racing - Coors Light NASCAR - Media Relations Director/Marketing Director
Tyler Jet Motorsports - AT&T/10-10-345 NASCAR – VP, Marketing and Media Relations
Roush Fenway Racing – SVP, Business Development - secured more than $1 billion in
sponsorships over an 8 year period)
• HEALTHCARE NON-PROFIT
Patient Advocate Foundation – EVP, National Partnerships
• MANUFACTURING / TECHNOLOGY
Roush Yates Engines – Vice President of Marketing
• PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING
Owner, Silent Partner Marketing – Phoenix, AZ
Regular lecturer: Emory University - Goizueta Business School - Dept. of Sports Finance