our team

our team

Mark Dvoroznak

Mark Dvoroznak

Operations, Co-Founder

Mark leads the relationship management and development of Base Sports Group’s partnerships with rightsholders, dedicated to providing bottom line return, thought leadership, and networking support. He works on the additional partnerships with venues and rightsholders while focusing on the daily operations of BASE.

Prior to joining BASE, Mark’s experience included a unique blend of operations and business development in the sports industry. Mark served as the Director of National Business Development at Prep Baseball Report, overseeing the creation and growth of tournament and facility operations. Prior to joining Prep Baseball Report, Mark served as a Director of Program Development with USA Baseball (Cary, NC), focusing on event and team management with responsibilities that emphasized fiscal and economic growth of Team USA identification events. Mark developed operational management experience working with the Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians within their respective professional sports facilities.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Mark was a four-year letter winner and baseball captain at West Virginia University where he graduated with a business degree in accounting.

Carrie Gamper

Carrie Gamper

Strategy, Co-Founder

Carrie oversees the development and renewal of unique partnership strategies for BASE’s partnered rightsholders and brands. She is focused on providing equitable value and return to all parties while measuring and tracking the fan/consumer journey. Carrie takes a consultative approach with each client to deliver custom activations, experiences, and data-driven feedback.

Carrie has extensive experience managing sponsorship strategies and is an expert in balancing the needs of brands and rightsholders. Most recently, Carrie served as the Key Accounts Director for JMI Sports, overseeing the legacy partnership portfolio at the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to JMI, she served as the Director of Brand Strategy and Marketing for Major League Lacrosse (MLL). Her responsibilities included the proposal, development, and execution of national omnichannel campaigns for brands such as Coca-Cola, New Balance, and Warrior Sports. Her analytical approach to sponsorship was developed while serving as a consultant for Nielsen’s Sports and Entertainment division. She worked closely with brands including PNC, Ticketmaster, and Pringles to create tailored sponsorship measurement tools, facilitate cross-platform analyses, and strengthen overall portfolio performance.

A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Carrie was a four-year letter winner and lacrosse captain at the University of Denver and holds a master’s degree from Durham University in Durham, England.

Will Wister BASE Director of Sales

Will Wister

Director of Sales

With more than a decade of experience in the sports industry, Wister brings BASE Sports Group an incredible track record and experience leading sales for a quickly scaling sports media organization. Wister most recently served as the Senior Manager of Media Sales at Cast Iron Media, delivering seven-figure partnership deals for national blue-chip brands across in-stadium and at-home media platforms.

At BASE, Wister will be responsible for developing and growing the brand partnership portfolio. In doing so, Wister will also oversee the hiring and growth of the national BASE sales team. The BASE Sports Group sales team, under Wister, will offer unmatched strategic partnerships for brands seeking to engage families of youth athletes. With more than 350 events and facilities in more than 30 states, reaching nearly 12 million consumers, the BASE sales team will be able to offer brands demographically, geographically, and psychologically targeted activations.

Wister is a native of Doylestown, PA, where he currently resides with his wife, Aly, son, William, and their two dogs. Wister is an alumnus of University of South Carolina, where he earned a degree in sport and entertainment management. Wister grew up playing soccer, basketball, and lacrosse but has retired to golf and surfing.

To reach Wister directly regarding opportunities to activate with BASE Sports Group: [email protected]

Advisors

Len Komoroski

Len Komoroski

Senior Advisor Rock Entertainment Group
Chief Executive Officer Cleveland Cavaliers
Chief Executive Officer Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse/Rock Entertainment Group
Sr. VP, Business Operations Philadelphia Eagles
Sr. VP/COO Cleveland Lumberjacks Hockey

Ulice Payne

Ulice Payne Jr

President and CEO of the Milwaukee Brewers
Securities commissioner for the State of Wisconsin
Managing partner of the Milwaukee office of the law firm Foley & Lardner LLP
Founder and President of Addison-Clifton LLC
Foot Locker Inc. Board Member and Chair of the Corporate Responsibility Committee

Sarah Biller

Sarah Biller

Executive Director of Vantage Ventures
State Street Chief Operating Officer for Innovation, Managing Director & Head of Innovation Ventures
Founding Advisor MassChallenge FinTech Lab
Co-Founder & Member Board of Directors for FinTech Sandbox
Capital Market Exchange Co-Founder & President

Mark Sage

Mark Sage

Chief Brand Officer, Wheels Up
Executive VP of Business Development, NetJets, Marquis Jet
VP of Sponsorship and Event Marketing, Major League Baseball
VP of Consumer Products, National Basketball Association
SVP of Business Development, Relationship Science

Katherine Thomas

Katherine Thomas

Co-Founder, MUSH
Advisor, WOLACO
Co-Owner, Bump Coffee
Former Chief Operating Officer, American Health Associates