Reilly Partners, a privately-held retained executive search firm dedicated to results fueled by integrity and transparency, has announced the addition of David Gorman as a managing director.
Gorman brings 20 years of sports consulting and legal experience to Reilly Partners. He has served as a sports marketing expert, representing some of the most prestigious athletes and sports organizations in the world. Gorman’s past work for clients includes marketing and management consulting as well as legal protection of marketing, television, and licensing rights.
According to Bob Reilly, Chairman and Founding Partner of Reilly Partners,“We are delighted to bring someone of David’s talent into Reilly Partners. His knowledge and experience in the business side of sports will help us tremendously leverage the experience we have with the likes of the National Football League (NFL) Players’ Association, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA), and major universities including Michigan, University of Notre Dame, and UCLA. David also served tremendous insight and experience to the talent needs of the world of sports.”
Prior to joining Reilly Partners, Gorman served as the Managing Director of Podium Americas, a multi-family office and sports marketing company. Gorman also served as Vice President and National Sales Manager of IMG’s Chicago office. IMG is the largest sports marketing and management company in the world. While at IMG, he secured endorsement deals on behalf of world class athletes and events. Gorman began his career as an attorney where he handled multiple arbitrations before the National Association of Securities Dealer (“NASD”).
Gorman has been awarded the Honor of Kentucky Colonel by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, his Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School, and his Bachelor of Arts from Purdue University.
About Reilly Partners
Reilly Partners (reillypartners.com) is a nationally recognized retained executive search firm. Founded in 2005, Reilly Partners is a team of experienced industry executives who work with Fortune 1000 companies, private equity firms and organizations to effectively find, acquire and retain high quality talent that will positively impact their organizations, including Board consulting and Director search. The Company is dedicated to working with only one client from any industry vertical at a time, resulting in true non-conflicting strategic partnerships on an international scale.