Vice President, Sports Marketing, Meetings and Events
Jim McCoy is charged with strategy development, implementation, and measurement of all sponsorships in Nationwide’s Sports Marketing portfolio and delivering a center of excellence providing professional meeting management across the enterprise.
This includes their official relationships with the NFL, the Memorial Tournament, Minor League Baseball, the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Columbus Clippers, the Columbus Zoo, the Columbus Marathon, and the Ohio State University. Jim also manages their personal services agreements with Peyton Manning, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jack Hanna, Archie Manning, Eli Manning, Anthony Munoz, Chris Long, and Graham Rahal.
McCoy has more than 20 years of Sports Marketing and Event Management experience spending the last 15 years at Nationwide building their sports marketing portfolio. Under McCoy’s leadership, Nationwide was named 2010 NASCAR Marketer of the Year and nominated for a 2014 Ex award for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200. Prior to joining Nationwide, McCoy gained valuable experience managing corporate sponsorships at Newell Rubbermaid including relationships with Roush Fenway Racing and driver Kurt Busch. Prior to Newell Rubbermaid, Jim was the Event Manager at Nationwide Arena during the launch of the Columbus Blue Jackets franchise.
Jim is a graduate of Wittenberg University and received a Masters in Sports Management from the Ohio State University. Jim serves on the Wittenberg University Alumni Board and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission Board.