Jeff Garrant has spent 15+ years strategizing and managing Sports & Entertainment marketing platforms for a distinguished list of Fortune 500 clients, and recently joined Publicis Media Sports & Entertainment as Senior Vice President.
With his unique background of robust experience across both media and sponsorship, Jeff’s strategic thinking, creativity and ability to build deep, respectful relationships at top executive levels has benefited a list of clients that includes Bank of America, Chick-fil-A, Church & Dwight, Lowe’s, PepsiCo, State Farm, Unilever, UPS, VISA and many others.
Prior to joining PM Sports & Entertainment, Jeff served as Vice President/Director at GroupM ESP, the Sports & Entertainment marketing arm of WPP Corporation’s media buying group. Jeff was also part of the team that helped build Optimum Sports, the sports strategy/buying arm within Omnicom Media Group/OMD, where he vaulted to Director of Sports Marketing Client Services before departing.
Jeff holds a Master’s Degree in Sports Business from New York University (2006) and earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Rochester (1993) where he lettered in baseball.
He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the New York Chapter of Most Valuable Kids as well as the Sport Marketing Board for media outlet Portada.
Currently residing in Astoria, NY, Jeff was born and raised in Plattsburgh, New York.