Sea Dogs name Trevor Georgie President, (MBA '11)
Jan 07, 2016 - 10:20 AST
SAINT JOHN - The Saint John Sea Dogs are very excited to announce Trevor Georgie has been named the new president of the team.
Georgie is an accomplished sports and entertainment professional who has enjoyed leadership roles on the property, client and agency sides of the business. His career has led him to work for, and partner with, like-minded brands across the sports and enterainment landscape, including the Toronto Maple Leafs, Regina Pats, Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC, Florida Gators, JUNO Awards, Scotties Tournament of Hearts and PGA Tour events.
Prior to joining the Sea Dogs, the native of Mississauga, Ontario was the senior manager of consulting at Wasserman Media Group, one of the world's largest sports agencies. Under his leadership of the RBC and Manulife accounts, his team delivered one of the most successful RBC Canadian Opens in recent history.
Georgie also managed internationally-recognized marketing and promotional initiatives with Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment and ONE REIT.
"I am thrilled to join the Sea Dogs and grateful to call the city of Saint John home," Georgie said. "It is a well-respected organization, with great people, committed ownership, passionate fans, and a team with a very bright future. I am coming in at an exciting time and couldn't be happier.
"The community deserves a world-class entertainment experience and a winner, on and off the ice. I look forward to getting to know our fans and getting to work."
"After an extensive two-month search, we feel we have the right candidate," said Sea Dogs CEO Scott McCain. "Trevor's energy, youth and passion are exactly what we were looking for. His leadership style and passion for the game will fit the culture of our organization very nicely.
"Trevor is going to become a part of the Saint John community. He will be key to our sales and marketing efforts. We're looking for new, innovative ideas. We want to attract millennials and others to build our fan base and we're anxious to get started."
Georgie believes in continuous improvement and is engaged in Harvard University's extension program. He holds an MBA from the Odette School of Business at the University of Windsor as well as an HBA in Digital Enterprise Management from the University of Toronto.
He can be followed on Twitter @georgietrev