Denise Durante joined Wasserman Media Group in 2005 and serves as Co-Managing Director of the Consulting division.
In this role, Denise Durante is responsible for managing the global Consulting group including the oversight of corporate client relationships and developing strategic sports and entertainment marketing programs. During Durante’s time at Wasserman, she has taken T-Mobile’s sports marketing platform to a national stage focused on NBA and WNBA partnerships as well as endorsement relationships with athletes such as Dwyane Wade and Charles Barkley. She has also aided in the development of targeted strategies within the youth and Hispanic markets, and has overseen the development of promotions and event expertise.
Prior to Wasserman, Denise Durante served as an account manager at NASCAR in New York City, where she managed the Nextel partnership and entitlement series brand change on behalf of NASCAR, Inc. Previously, Durante worked at the National Football League within the corporate sponsorships and marketing department, where she managed and built out marketing relationships with such Fortune 500 companies as MasterCard, Staples, VISA USA, Ford, and Southwest Airlines.
Durante holds a Bachelor of Arts in marketing and international studies from the University of Notre Dame, as well as a M.B.A. from Stanford University.