RSR Partners Promotes Dany Berghoff, Head of the Firm's Sport & Entertainment Practice

RSR Partners announced that Dany Berghoff has been promoted to Managing Director. Mr. Berghoff has been Head of the firm’s global Sport and Entertainment Leadership Practice since May 2018 and is also a member of the firm’s Hospitality and Leisure Practice. Mr. Berghoff has significant experience working with clients across the sport, media, and entertainment industries to craft human capital strategies which are aligned with corresponding dynamic business imperatives.

“Dany has expanded our global Sport and Entertainment Leadership Practice beyond traditional areas of focus, and is now working with a growing key client base in esports and gaming,” said Barrett Stephens, the firm’s Chief Executive Officer. “He has done a terrific job staying on top of trends in this dynamic and developing industry, and his promotion demonstrates the firm’s commitment to providing clients with a unique mix of skills to match and manage their multifaceted talent needs.”

Prior to joining RSR Partners, Mr. Berghoff served as the vice president of sponsorships and partnerships at The Paley Center for Media. He led a team focused on generating commercial revenues emanating from traditional sponsorship rights in addition to monetizing an original content library. Previously, Mr. Berghoff served as vice president of business development for 21 Marketing, a sports sponsorship sales and consulting agency, where he was deeply involved in all levels of the global sponsorship process on both the buy and sell sides. Mr. Berghoff worked on deals totaling over $330 million in sponsorship, intellectual property rights, and media inventory for some of the most prestigious names in sport, including the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, the Miami Dolphins, Johnson & Johnson, Liberty Mutual Insurance, and NBC Sports. Mr. Berghoff holds a BA in economics and political science from Columbia University, where he was the kicker on the football team, and an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.