PIVOT Hires Three, Expands Inside Sales and Travel Capabilities

For Immediate Release

WALNUT CREEK, Ca. – PIVOT Agency is excited to announce three new hires: Brandon Locke, who will serve as the Finance Operations Manager in the Travel Division, and Brentley Weissman and Christopher Laub, both serving as Inside Sales Representatives for the Property Division. 

“Our client growth and operational growth continue to allow PIVOT to bring in top talent to help serve our clients, in all of our verticals, strategically and effectively,” said PIVOT Founder and CEO, Ben Shapiro. “We are excited to continue to grow and continue to bring in a mix of both recent college graduates, with a hunger for the business, and seasoned professionals who can bring years of experience into our house.”

Locke joins PIVOT with four years of experience in the sports and hospitality industries, having served as an accountant for the San Antonio Spurs as well as Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio.  

Weissman joins PIVOT with six years of experience in Player Personnel & Operations for numerous NFL and College Football programs, including the Oregon Ducks, UCLA Bruins, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots. His most recent position was as a scout for the Los Angeles Chargers. 

Laub is a recent graduate of UC San Diego, where he studied Psychology and Business with an emphasis in Marketing, an academic combination perfectly suited for his new role. 

“It’s an exciting time for PIVOT and its clients,” said Shapiro. “These three coming in gives us a great mix of fresh thought and exceptional experience in the field.”

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 with 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, 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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