Gary Jacobus leads Zippin's business development team. He brings decades of experience in developing comprehensive business partnerships with blue chip brands and properties around the world. Gary has created some of the most powerful and enduring partnerships in sports and entertainment during his tenures with the NFL, NBA, IMG and United States Tennis Association. Additionally, he has deep experience creating strategic alliances in the food and beverage industry leading business development for Aramark's Sports & Entertainment division and SSP America. He was also co-founder of UFood Grill, a fast-casual restaurant concept.
Gary holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.