Jon Stromberg

Jon Stromberg

Founder & CEO, Stromberg Sport LLC

Business Is Just Another Game
 

Currently employed at Stromberg Sport LLC, Chicago Sports Commission, Young Presidents Organization

Previous: THG Worldwide, Inc., THG Sports, B. Stromberg Construction

 

Previous: DePauw University

 

    Summary

    Jon Stromberg currently serves as CEO and Founder of Stromberg Sport LLC. Leveraging unique business development and operational improvement systems, Jon has helped numerous clients achieve revenue growth, penetrate hard-to-reach markets and achieve aggressive corporate objectives. Prior to founding Stromberg Sport, Jon was CEO Americas for THG Worldwide. As the world’s largest sports hospitality entertainment provider, THG covers over 350 major events managed through 55 global locations. Jon oversaw all Sports Division operations in the United States and Canada, and its expansion into South America. In his twenty year career with THG, Jon worked with thousands of executives from Fortune 50 -1000 to attend the most exclusive sporting events and personally attended over one hundred major golf, Olympic and professional sport events. Jon is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and currently serves as the Chapter Chairman for the 140 member Chicago Windy City Chapter. He is an Advisor to the Chicago Sports Commission where Jon is an active participant in Chicago’s sport industry advancement on the international stage. Jon is also on the Advisory Board for SportXast based in Santa Fe. Jon grew up in Lake Forest, IL where he was an avid soccer and golf player. He attended DePauw University in Greencastle, IN and competed on DePauw’s golf & track teams. He was an active member of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and served as the social chairman for two years during his college career. Jon lives in the Bucktown Neighborhood of Chicago with his wife Mollie and their three children. Jon and Mollie are both very active in their children’s school Drummond Magnet Montessori, Chicago’s first magnet Montessori school.

Experiences

Founder & CEO

At Stromberg Sport LLC

From May 2012 to Present
Maximize unique industry time and extensive global market development to build a strategic advisory services firm from the ground up. * Deliver advanced, innovative solutions that help expand market presence, establish operating infrastructure and achieve profitable growth for sports-related...
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Strategic Alliances Officer - Central Region

At Young Presidents Organization

From December 2010 to Present
2015 Chapter Chairman - YPO Chicago Windy City Chapter YPO-WPO (Young Presidents' Organization and its graduate organization World Presidents' Organization) connects successful young chief executives in a global network. Founded in 1950 in New York City, the organization unites approximately...
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Advisory Board

At Chicago Sports Commission

From 2011 to Present
The Chicago Sports Commission attracts sporting events and sport-related business opportunities to Chicago that positively impact the City's economy. CSC serves as a clearinghouse and resource for sport event owners and global organizations interested in hosting events in Chicago. These efforts...
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CEO

At THG Worldwide, Inc.

From October 2008 to October 2011
LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE: Spearhead strategic planning, business development and global expansion initiatives in US, Canada and emerging South American markets. * Unleashed series of forward-thinking programs and business growth strategies that took company from 1 to 10 offices in nine years;...
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CEO North America

At THG Worldwide, Inc.

From 1991 to 2011
Spearhead strategic planning, business development and global expansion initiatives in US, Canada and emerging South American markets. * Unleashed series of forward-thinking programs and business growth strategies that took company from 1 to 10 offices in nine years; established consistent...
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General Manager North America

At THG Worldwide, Inc.

From January 2004 to September 2008
LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE: Bring business innovation and ``non-traditional'' client capturing strategies to increase market share and grow revenues in US and Canada. * Restructured sales training processes and instituted ``Client Enhancement Program''; delivered double-digit performance in client...
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Senior Director North America

At THG Worldwide, Inc.

From January 1993 to December 2003
LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE: Direct $16-million revenue base covering North American account and three office territories. * Engaged ``Do As I Do'' leadership philosophy and personally delivered $1.5 million in sales. * Expanded company's national presence and market foothold through installation of...
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Sales Manager

At THG Worldwide, Inc.

From October 1991 to December 1992
LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE: Maximize optimal market timing, identify untapped revenue opportunities and penetrate North American markets with 20+ new sporting events. * Secured contracts ranging $20K and $1M with top industry players- EDS, Rockwell Automation, HSBC, Rohm & Haas, Fidelity, Cisco...
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Senior Account Executive

At THG Sports

From March 1991 to September 1991
Leveraged C-level relationship building and client prospecting strategies that landed $500K in sales; ranked #1 position in sales production and earned rapid promotion to management role. Office Analyst & Administrator - B. Stromberg Construction Company
 

Office Analyst & Administrator

At B. Stromberg Construction

From November 1989 to February 1991
 

DePauw University, Greencastle, In

BA, Communicatons/Economics

From September 1985 to May 1989
Member Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, DePauw Golf & Track Teams
 

Skills

 
  • Business development
  • develop strategic business plans
  • extensive global market development
  • Leadership development
  • Olympic
  • Restructured sales training
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Strategic planning
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Centres d'intérêt

 
  • Family
  • Golf
  • Travel
  • YPO