Tom McGovern - Managing Director
role as Director of Optimum Sports
, Tom McGovern
oversees a $1 billion portfolio across Omnicom clients including State Farm, Pepsi, Gatorade, Visa, FedEx, and McDonald's
Well-respected among his
peers, and throughout the industry as a whole, Tom
was named one of Sports Business Journal's
"50 Most Influential People in Sports Business" in 2007, and is a two-time winner (2002, 2003) of the sports industry magazine of record's prestigious "40 Under 40
Prior to his
current role with Optimum Sports
spent three years overseeing all sports television buying for Omnicom's OMD media agency.
He also spent twelve years at BBDO in New York where he worked on various accounts over the years.
Tom was named a Vice President at BBDO in 1996, and later in the same year was promoted to Associate Media Director as his Pizza Hut team received MediaWeek's "Creative Media Award" for most creative use of National Television.
Tom was elected to Senior Vice president at the agency in 1998.