Maureen V. Garanzini
Marketing and Operations
Maureen V. Garanzini is the Marketing and Operations Lead at the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority. She plans and executes marketing for special events held at Guaranteed Rate Field as well as sourcing opportunities.
Ms. Garanzini has over ten years of experience in sports marketing, event management, business development, brand expansion and sponsorship activation within Ireland, The United Kingdom and The United States. She played a vital role in the 2014 Ryder Cup in Perthshire, Scotland being heavily involved in the sponsorship activation and planning of events that surrounded and included The Ryder Cup. Her previous company, Standard Life Investments, is the first Worldwide Partner in Ryder Cup history.
Ms. Garanzini received a Bachelors of Science degree in International Business and Economics from Madonna University in Livonia, Michigan. She is also an active member of WISE (Woman in Sports and Events) Chicago and often donates her time through Catholic Charities as well as volunteers with the Chicago Sports Commission and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.