WALNUT CREEK, Ca. –  PIVOT is excited to continue its expansion in the professional team travel vertical with the addition of Celeste Ahlbrandt as its Team Account Manager.

“The growth of our travel division is a serious focus for us right now,” said PIVOT CEO and Founder Ben Shapiro. “We offer teams expertise, efficiencies and extreme attention to detail throughout the entire process.”

Ahlbrandt joins PIVOT with six years of hotel operations and event experience. She began her career with MGM Resorts International in hotel management and convention services. Ahlbrandt also clocked time at the Vdara in Las Vegas orchestrating travel and lodging logistics with NBA teams during Summer League.

“We are extremely excited for Celeste to join the PIVOT team and to further help support our clients,” said Travis Wade, Vice President of Travel. “I’ve know Celeste since my time with the San Antonio Spurs and her attention to detail is second to none.”

“Joining PIVOT is really exciting for me,” Ahlbrandt said. “My ability to adapt frequently and quickly will be essential as PIVOT continues to grow its travel clientele.”

The PIVOT travel division currently manages the portfolios of the San Antonio Spurs, San Antonio Rampage, LA Clippers, Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Monsters.

About Pivot Agency

PIVOT is an innovative, full service agency for sports, event, and entertainment marketing, sponsorship, and travel solutions based in Walnut Creek, California. The company was founded in 2013 by Ben Shapiro, an accomplished executive at the Golden State Warriors. PIVOT’s mission is to create innovative business-to-business opportunities for brands and properties with a focus on meaningful and long-lasting partnerships that channel fan emotion and energy into profitable and impactful consumer engagement.

PIVOT proudly boasts the following clients as part of a robust portfolio:

  • Brand: Clorox, Brita, Kingsford, Glad, Shell Oil, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Post Consumer Brands, etc.
  • Property: San Jose Sharks, Vegas Golden Knights, San Jose State University, The San Francisco Marathon: NRG eSports, Richard Sherman, Visit Oakland
  • Travel: the LA Clippers, San Antonio Spurs, San Antonio Rampage, Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Monsters
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