Ep. 1 – Jarrett Nasca, Chief Operating Officer of the Capital One Orange Bowl
Jarrett Nasca of the Capital One Orange Bowl sits down with our own Eric Lapointe, Head of Sports and Entertainment Partnerships. In this session, Eric and Jarrett discuss the current landscape of live events and COVID-19, Jarrett’s partnership strategy in growing the Orange Bowl over the past few years and what’s next.
Chief Operating Officer, Capital One Orange Bowl
Jarrett Nasca is part of the Orange Bowl executive team and was named Chief Operating Officer in July 2014. Jarrett began his tenure as the OBC Vice President of Partnerships in 2008 where he built and guided the Committee’s corporate sponsorship efforts. Within his current role as COO, Jarrett provides overall oversight of the business development division and operation of the Committee’s events.
Head of Sports and Entertainment Partnerships, Prolific 1
Eric Lapointe joined the Prolific 1 team in May, 2015. His primary responsibilities include creating, cultivating and managing each of Prolific 1’s many strategic partnerships and relationships in live event ticketing with professional and collegiate sports teams and venues across North America. He was born and raised in Massachusetts but spent the first 13 years of his career living in Miami, FL and Cleveland, OH respectively, while leading Sales and Service teams for the Miami Heat (NBA), Miami Dolphins (NFL), Cleveland Browns (NFL) and Florida Panthers (NHL) in various mid and senior level sales and management positions. Eric received a B.S. in Sport Management from UMass-Amherst and a M.S in Management from Cambridge College.
About The Capital One Orange Bowl
The Orange Bowl is a 370-member, primarily-volunteer non-profit sports organization that promotes and serves the South Florida community. With its primary mission since being created in 1935 to bring tourism to South Florida through an annual football game and events, it has also maintained a legacy of charitable contributions and community outreach. Orange Bowl community outreach efforts are comprised of four pillars: youth sports, fundraising and community events, academic programs and scholarships, and legacy gifts. The Orange Bowl features a year-round schedule of events culminating with the Capital One Orange Bowl on January 2, 2021.