Senior Manager, Marketing Services

Lucas Denning brought five years of experience in sports and entertainment to Premier’s marketing services team.

His partnership marketing role at Major League Soccer involved assisting with the management of league-wide sponsors including Target and Kellogg’s. Denning also supported the planning and execution of marquee league events including the MLS All-Star Game and MLS Cup.

Previously, Denning was based in the Charlotte, N.C. office of Octagon sports and entertainment agency. There he helped manage Bank of America’s sponsorship portfolio, including team relationships with MLB (Yankees, Red Sox and Astros) and NFL (Patriots, Dolphins and Cowboys). He also contributed to the planning and execution of large-scale events including the MLS All-Star Game, U.S. Open, and private, customized events nationwide.

Denning began his career with the NBA Philadelphia 76ers, where he generated over $100,000 in inside sales revenue during the 2013-2014 season.

A native of Maine, Denning grew up in Yarmouth and graduated from Bates College in Lewiston, where he played lacrosse for four years. He is also a New England sports fan, avid traveler, and regular in weekly pickup basketball games.