Brett Zalaski is the Founder of Get After It Sales and runs the website Empowerment of a Salesperson (empoweredsalesperson.com). Through both of these platforms, his entire goal is to support sports business ticket sales Account Executives in becoming more effective and efficient in their roles.
Prior to those roles, Brett was a senior executive in Major League Soccer, acting as Vice-President for the Houston Dynamo over sales and service, leading the Columbus Crew's ticket sales team to MLS leading attendance growth, and acting as the first Director for Major League Soccer's National Sales Center. He also led sales teams for the NLL's Boston Blazers and the WPS' Washington Freedom.
Brett got his Bachelor of Sales comes from the Corporate Executive Board (CEB), a widely respected best practice research company for senior-level executives, recently widely lauded for their game-changing sales book The Challenger Sale. Despite the high-octane, grow-or-die environment, CEB spent a lot of time developing and rewarding their talent, and this level of effort towards their staff left a profound impact on Brett.
Brett holds a Masters in Sports Management from the NBA's world-renowned Team Marketing & Business Operations (TMBO) group. At TMBO, Brett learned about the core philosophies and fundamentals of the sports business from the best and brightest in the industry, while also getting the opportunity to start the WNBA team in Atlanta, the D-League team in Erie, PA, and sell tickets for the FIBA Americas Tournament in Las Vegas.