Chris Hartweg

Sr Director, Sports + Entertainment

Chris brings Newbridge client partners over 30 years of experience in marketing and media, including sponsorship sales & valuation, event production and PR.

He has worked with all types of brands to identify and deploy the right marketing tactics at the right time, including: AARP, ADA, adidas, Blackberry, Bud, Cadillac, Chevy, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs, Chicago Fire, Chicago White Sox, Dallas Mavericks, DiGiorno, ditech, EA Sports, FIFA, Glenlivet, Goose Island, LaSalle Bank, Lions Clubs, Miami Dolphins, Miami Heat, Miller Lite, Motorola, New Balance, Nestle, Nike, Nokia, Northwestern University, Playstation, P&G, Sony, US Navy, Verizon, VW, Westfield and Xbox.

Other previous work includes running his own marketing consultancy, leading teams at several agencies and in-house experience for a bank as well as a hospital. His in-depth sector knowledge covers associations, auto, cause, CPG, financial, gaming and telecom.

A very vocal supporter of his alma mater and its sports teams, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chris resides in Chicago with his wife and three children. When not supporting his children’s sports or drama activities, he’s usually looking for a way to squeeze in 18 holes of golf.

Chris Trivia: In 2019, Women In Sports & Events (WISE) Chicago named Chris the recipient of their inaugural Male Champion Award.