About Us

Since 1996, TurnkeyZRG has completed over 1,400 executive searches spanning the full landscape of sports, entertainment and media:

  • Professional sports teams and leagues
  • College/university athletic departments and conferences
  • Content, digital and social media entities
  • Investors at all stages, including venture and private equity
  • Facilities, including stadiums, arenas and theaters
  • Associations, non-profits and NGB’s with ties to sports and entertainment

Before joining TurnkeyZRG, our leadership worked as senior executives at ESPN, MLB teams, NHL teams, music companies, SEC, ACC and Big East athletic departments and other top organizations within the sports, entertainment and media landscape.

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Since 1996, TurnkeyZRG has completed over 1,400 executive searches spanning the full landscape of sports, entertainment and media:

  • Professional sports teams and leagues
  • College/university athletic departments and conferences
  • Content, digital and social media entities
  • Investors at all stages, including venture and private equity
  • Facilities, including stadiums, arenas and theaters
  • Associations, non-profits and NGB’s with ties to sports and entertainment

Before joining TurnkeyZRG, our leadership worked as senior executives at ESPN, MLB teams, NHL teams, music companies, SEC, ACC and Big East athletic departments and other top organizations within the sports, entertainment and media landscape.

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • Recruitment Research
Industries
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Associations
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Consumer
  • Education
  • Foundations
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Non-Profit
  • Private Equity
  • Sports
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
Functions
  • Advertising
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Investing
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales

Press Releases

Orlando Magic Name Esu Ma’at Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

(Dec. 14, 2020) Esu Ma’at has been named the Orlando Magic’s Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Officer, Magic CEO Alex Martins announced today. Ma’at’s role with the team will be multi-dimensional with a focus on integrating DE&I strategy with the Magic’s business goals along with the team’s values and key performance indicators; attracting, engaging

University of South Carolina Hires Shane Beamer as Head Football Coach

(Dec. 7, 2021) Shane Beamer, considered to be one of the rising stars among coaches in college football, has been named the University of South Carolina’s 36th head football coach, Director of Athletics Ray Tanner announced Sunday in partnership with Turnkey Search. “I believe that Shane Beamer is the perfect fit to be the head

C360 Technologies Announces Howard Wright as New CEO

(Nov. 23, 2021) C360 Technologies, a Pittsburgh-based company providing sports fans a personalized viewing experience and rights holders new streaming revenue opportunities, today announced the appointment of Howard Wright as CEO and member of the company’s board of directors. Wright most recently was Vice President of Global Business Development for the Intel Sports Group at

St. Louis City SC Hires Edmound Elzy as VP, Ticket Sales & Service

(Sept. 18, 2020) Major League Soccer expansion franchise St. Louis City SC, in partnership with Turnkey Search, named Orange Bowl Director of Ticket Sales & Service Edmound Elzy as the team’s first ever Vice President of Ticket Sales & Service. The announcement of the hire comes as the club readies to launch its season ticket deposit

Turnkey Helps Launch Diversity-Based Pro Sports Assembly

(Sept. 10, 2020)-  Today a group of esteemed sports business executives have united to launch a first-of-its-kind, industry-wide, and mission-driven community called PRO SPORTS ASSEMBLY (“The Assembly”) – a 501(c)(3) organization for people who work in professional sports which aims by 2030 to achieve parity in opportunity, pay and leadership amongst its workforce. Designed to

M&A Conference Info Sept 2021