Mr. Nenner has spent 18 years with the NFL’s Washington Football Team (formerly the Washington Redskins) as Vice President of Corporate Partnerships where he opened and managed many of the team’s largest partners including naming rights to the team’s practice facility, several clubs areas & gate entitlement at FedExField and monetizing the team’s intellectual property including team branded lottery tickets and restaurants. During his tenure the Washington Football Team was one of the most profitable teams in all of sports and in the top 5 most valuable franchises in the NFL in part due to his local, regional and national partnerships.
Rod has participated as a speaker at numerous sports and media industry events including; IEG, NAB, SINC, SEME, NAPTE, NCTA, CMO Summit, Brand Slam Summit, Digital Hollywood at CES, Marketing Leadership Forum, Sports Techie and Hashtag Sports. In 2014 he was a featured speaker on venue and stadium management at the Josoor Institute (Doha, Qatar) as the country built the foundation for the 2022 World Cup. In 2018 he was selected as the Chairman of the CMO Leadership Forum where he provided the Keynote address.
In 2018 Rod was named to the Board of Directors of the USO of Metropolitan Washington & Baltimore, the largest USO Chapter serving over 250,000 service members and their families with an operating budget of $10M.