Mitch Poll joined the National Women’s Soccer League as Chief Revenue Officer in late 2020 and is responsible for Sponsorship, Partnership Marketing and Consumer Products/Licensing. As the League grows, Poll will be focused on generating revenue along with building out key League resources including a Club Marketing function supporting the League’s teams and their local revenue efforts.
Poll was previously the Vice President, National Marketing Solutions for Learfield IMG College, and is a former United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and National Football League (NFL) executive. At Learfield/IMG, Poll served as the lead for a centralized strategy team in developing custom platforms and campaigns for national partners. He worked directly with leading brands and as a centralized hub within the organization to create new, strategic programming and marketing platforms across social, digital, original content, event activation & broadcast media.
During his 10-year stint with the USOC as Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Partnership Marketing, Poll oversaw management of 35 global and domestic Olympic partnerships, building campaigns and strategies in support of Team USA. Prior to that, he spent a decade with the NFL as Group Managing Director, Customer Sales and Partnership Marketing. He was the league’s primary contact for many Fortune 100 brands in the development and activation of their respective NFL partnerships. Poll’s career also includes 10 years with the NBA’s Seattle SuperSonics.
Poll is originally from Los Angeles, CA and is a graduate of UCLA. He lives in Westchester County, NY with his wife and two children.