Brian’s professional career started in Denver, CO in 1994 working for the Denver Nuggets. He held several season ticket and corporate partnership positions, including Vice President, Sponsorship and Advertising Sales, with the Nuggets, two-time Stanley Cup Champion Colorado Avalanche, McNichols Arena, and Pepsi Center from 1994-2001.
From 2001-2003, he served as the Vice President of Sales for Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, CO before making his way to Seattle, where he worked for the Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink Field, WaMu Theater, and Sounders FC as Director of Sales, Corporate Partnerships from 2003-2012.
In 2013 he was promoted to Managing Director of Corporate Partnerships for the Seahawks and Sounders FC. In 2014 he was promoted to Vice President of Business Development with Sounders FC. In each of these capacities, he led overachieving teams responsible for new revenue/partnership growth as well as partner amplification, satisfaction, and retention.
In late 2016, Brian followed in the footsteps of several entrepreneurs in the Jones Family and launched Consulting Jones, LLC to advise and contribute to a wide variety of organizations in strategic partnership planning, new business development, and sponsorship optimization in the sports, venues, non-profit, and events space. Past and current Consulting Jones, LLC clients include: Q13 FOX, the Seattle Seawolves Rugby Football Club, WaFd Bank, Seattle Pride, Scorebook Live, Pacific Science Center, Caravel Marketing (OBO the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, Paris Panthers, and Blakeway Worldwide Panoramas), and more. Brian is currently:
- Seattle Seawolves Rugby Club – President and Minority Owner
- WaFd Bank – Sports and Media Consultant
- Seattle Pride – Partnership Consultant
Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Tulane University, was a finalist for the 2015 Major League Soccer Corporate Partnership Executive of the Year Award, led the 2016 MLS Corporate Partnership Team of the year, serves as a commissioner of the Seattle Sports Commission, served on the board of Communities in Schools of Washington, and was on the Executive Leadership Team for the 2016 Seattle Heart Walk. Brian lives in Lake Forest Park with his wife Megan and daughter Tatum.