Nicole Metzger

Senior Vice President
National Sales

Headquartered in Greenville, SC, Nicole, who was named Senior Vice President, National Sales, transitioned from a property leadership role as the CRO of Clemson Sports & Campus Marketing to a national role, where she is responsible for driving sales efforts across the company’s portfolio of properties. She also manages conference partnerships and teams representing the Ivy League, Mountain West Conference, Mid-American Conference, Patriot League, Southern Conference and the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Nicole joins JMI Sports from her former role as vice president of partnership development for Hornets Sports and Entertainment in Charlotte, NC. While working for the Hornets, Nicole’s team closed the first ever team jersey patch sponsorship with LendingTree. Prior to working for the Hornets, Nicole shared a leadership role on a select team for the Miami Dolphins that successfully negotiated an 18 year, $220M Stadium Naming Rights deal for the new Hard Rock Stadium, one of the largest in NFL history. Nicole’s extensive leadership experience includes leadership positions for the National Basketball Association, Proxy Partners, the Denver Broncos, and Kroenke Sports & Entertainment. In these roles she has worked in the areas of sponsorships sales, global partnerships, sponsorship development, team marketing, and business operations.

A native of Peachtree City, GA, Nicole holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia.