Team

Mark Patricof

Founder & CEO
Mark is an accomplished media executive and seasoned investment banker with extensive leadership and operational experience in the finance, entertainment, technology, and sports industries. Prior to founding P/Co, Mark served as a Managing Director and TMT Group Head at investment bank Houlihan Lokey. Notable transactions while there include the sale of Gawker Media to Univision and of Webster Hall to AEG Presents and BSE Global. Mark has also founded or held senior roles at high-level institutions including Media and Entertainment Strategy Advisors (MESA), MESA Ventures, The Rockwell Group, and <kpe>.
Mark received his Bachelor of Arts from Emory University.

Activities & Affiliations

Hornblower Cruises, Board of Directors
NEP Broadcasting, Board of Directors
Crestview Partners, Senior Advisor
Broad Sky Partners, Executive Board Member
New Heights Youth, Chairman of the Board

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Daniel Magliocco

PARTNER
Daniel leads Patricof Co’s Growth & Private Equity investment practice. Before joining P/Co, Daniel was a Vice President at Houlihan Lokey, focused on M&A and private placement advisory within the firm’s Technology, Media, & Telecom practice. Prior to that, he was an Associate at MESA Global, an investment bank and strategic advisory firm focused on digital and traditional media, marketing and entertainment companies. Daniel received a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from Yale University.

Activities & Affiliations

Futures and Options, Board of Directors

Contact

dm@pco.com

Matt Siegel

Partner
Before joining P/Co, Matt was a Senior Director in the Strategic Partnerships group at Roc Nation. Prior to that, he was a Director of Athlete Marketing at Steiner Sports.
Matt received a BA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Activities & Affiliations

Contact

ms@pco.com

Allie Barry

Associate
Allie is an Investment Associate at Patricof Co. Before joining P/Co, Allie worked in Acquisitions and Business Development at Loews Hotels & Co. Prior to that, she was an Investment Banking Analyst in Deutsche Bank’s Real Estate, Gaming, Leisure and Lodging group.
Allie received a BA in Economics from Washington and Lee University.

Activities & Affiliations

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ab@pco.com

Andrew Cohen

Client Coordinator
Andrew is a Client Coordinator at Patricof Co. Before joining P/Co, Andrew was a marketing associate at StarStock where he worked on athlete activations and content creation.
Andrew received a BA from the University of Michigan

Activities & Affiliations

Contact

ac@pco.com

Callen Morris

ATHLETE ACTIVATION
Before joining P/Co, Callen was a Business Development Specialist at Trellis Software, a SaaS platform built to facilitate secure, compliant, and paperless investment in alternative assets. Prior to that, Callen was in Sales and Operations at Blade Urban Air Mobility, an aviation startup based in New York City.
Callen received a BA from Kenyon College.

Activities & Affiliations

Contact

cm@pco.com

Dylan Zabell

VICE PRESIDENT
Dylan is a Vice President at Patricof Co. Before joining P/Co, Dylan was an Associate at TPG Capital focused on evaluating and executing on investments in the healthcare space. Prior to that, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Consumer Retail Healthcare group where he advised clients on mergers & acquisitions, strategic alternatives, and debt & equity financings.
Dylan received a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Activities & Affiliations

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dz@pco.com

Greg Kronenfeld

OPERATIONS
Before joining P/Co, Greg was an Analyst at Qi Venture Partners where he worked on various strategic initiatives for the firm’s portfolio investments across corporate law, entertainment and digital media. Prior to that, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at MESA Global, an investment bank and strategic advisory firm focused on digital and traditional media, marketing and entertainment companies. Greg began his career at CAA.
Greg received a BA from Vanderbilt University and a JD from Fordham University School of Law.

Activities & Affiliations

Contact

gk@pco.com

Kevin McCarthy

SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Kevin is a Senior Associate at Patricof Co. Before joining P/Co, Kevin was an Investment Banking Associate in Morgan Stanley’s Global Services group where he advised technology-enabled and business services companies on various strategic opportunities including mergers & acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and initial public offerings. Prior to that, he was an Analyst on Morgan Stanley’s Global Equity Syndicate desk.
Kevin received his BA from Columbia University, where he played safety and linebacker for the Lions.
Kevin received a BA from Colombia University.

Activities & Affiliations

Contact

km@pco.com

Merrill Greulich

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Merrill has been the Executive Assistant to Mark Patricof since 2011, providing administrative and operational support across multiple projects and initiatives. Previously, she was the Executive Assistant to the CEO at Pearson Partners, a real estate investment firm.
Merrill received a BA from the University of Richmond.

Activities & Affiliations

Contact

mg@pco.com

Taylor Griffin

ATHLETE RELATIONS
Taylor was drafted to the Phoenix Suns in the 2009 NBA draft, and went on to play professional basketball in the NBA and in Europe until 2016. Taylor has served as Chief Operating Officer for Blake Griffin Enterprises since 2016.
Taylor received a BA from the University of Oklahoma.

Activities & Affiliations

Contact

tg@pco.com

Senior Advisors

Mike Tannenbaum

SENIOR ADVISOR
Bio
Mike Tannenbaum joined ESPN as an NFL Front Office Insider in April 2019. A former NFL executive with more than two decades of experience in team front offices, he now appears on a variety of ESPN platforms, including NFL Live, SportsCenter, First Take and Get Up. Mike has also contributed to ESPN’s coverage of the NFL Draft since 2019, serving as an analyst on ESPN Radio.
Prior to ESPN, Mike worked for several NFL franchises, most notably as Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Miami Dolphins (2015-18), and Executive Vice President and General Manager for the New York Jets (2006-12). Under Mike’s leadership, the Dolphins made the playoffs in 2016 for the first time in eight seasons, and the Jets advanced to the playoffs in three seasons, won four playoff games and made two AFC Championship game appearances. Mike’s tenure as General Manager of the Jets marked the most successful seven-year period in franchise history.
Between executive roles with the Jets and Dolphins, Mike represented head coaches Steve Kerr (Golden State Warriors), David Blatt (then with the Cleveland Cavaliers) and others serving as an agent and principal at Priority Sports and Entertainment from 2013-14.
Mike began his NFL career as an intern for the New Orleans Saints in 1994. He went on to the Cleveland Browns as a player personnel assistant in 1995, then returned to the Saints for the 1996 season.
In 1997, then-New York Jets head coach Bill Parcells, now a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, hired Mike as Director of Player Contracts, launching his 16-year career with the team. From there, Mike advanced to Director of Pro Player Development/Player Contracts in 2000, Assistant General Manager/Director of Pro Personnel in 2001 and then General Manager/Senior Vice President of Football Operations in 2006.
Mike graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a degree in accounting and then, while working for the Saints, earned his certificate in sports law, graduating cum laude from Tulane University Law School.

Education

Tulane University Law School, Juris Doctor

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Bachelor of Science

Joe Banner

SENIOR ADVISOR
Bio
Joe has dedicated his life to his two passions– football and service.
Joe began his professional football career in 1994 with the Philadelphia Eagles. He has served as the team’s strategic advisor to the owner, President & CEO, Executive Vice President of Administration and Senior Vice President. As a tireless advocate for the sports community, he helped build the Philadelphia Eagles in to one of the most admired NFL teams in the country. During his tenure, his contract was extended 3 times.
In July 2012, Joe played a pivotal role in the negotiation and purchasing of the Cleveland Browns at a great value and completed this venture in a very short time. He served as CEO of the Cleveland Browns from 2012-2014. From 2015-2018, Joe was an analyst for a variety of shows on ESPN.
His service not only is evident in the numerous initiatives to support the sports fans, but to also help children in need through his involvement with City Year. He has grown the Philadelphia non-profit organization which sends teams of young people to city schools to teach and mentor at-risk children.

Education

Denison University, Bachelor of Arts

Daniel Sillman

SENIOR ADVISOR
Bio
Daniel Sillman, Chief Executive Officer of Relevent Sports Group, is passionate about media businesses that lie at the intersection of sports and entertainment. Daniel leads the largest privately-owned soccer company in North America, focused on growing the popularity of the sport in North America and Asia. Relevent Sports Group owns and operates the International Champions Cup (ICC), the summer’s premiere international club tournament. The tournament has sold 5 million tickets and draws over 100 million viewers annually.

Daniel’s initial foray into soccer was leading the strategy to bring the famed soccer rivalry, El Clásico, to the U.S. for the first time in 2017 creating a week of events and entertainment activities, marketing the match to be the highest grossing soccer match in recorded history. Daniel has been named to the 2019 Sports Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” list and Forbes’  “Sports 30 Under 30” for 2018.

During his time as CEO, Daniel has led the company through a period of exponential growth, creating new properties and completing the landmark deal, a first-of-its-kind 20-year deal with LaLiga, an equal joint venture to promote soccer in the U.S. and Canada.

Prior to joining Relevent Sports Group, Daniel served as the Director of Business Development at RSE Ventures, responsible for sourcing, structuring, and executing on new investments at RSE Ventures, including NextVR, Student Sports, Krossover and PureWow, among others.

Daniel is also a business partner and advisor to NBA star, Draymond Green, with whom he co-owns Blink Fitness franchises that encompasses the state of Michigan and Chicago area.

Education

University of Michigan Ross School of Business, Bachelor of Business Administration

Austin Brown

SENIOR ADVISOR
Bio
After graduating from DePauw University where he was an all-conference member of the men’s basketball team, Austin began his professional career on Wall Street as an analyst at J.P. Morgan Securities in the Tax-Exempt Capital Markets Group, focusing specifically on municipal clients in Florida and Puerto Rico. Austin then went on to earn his J.D. from Washington & Lee University, School of Law and spent time at the New York based law firm, Davis Polk & Wardwell, working in both the Mergers & Acquisitions and Investment Management groups.
Austin currently serves as Co-Head of the Basketball Division at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), representing some of the world’s top talent in professional basketball. Since joining CAA in 2013, Austin has helped lead a team that has negotiated more than $2.17 billion in free agent deals for its clients.
Additionally, Austin was featured in Forbes’ “30 Under 30: The Sports World’s Brightest Young Stars” list in 2015 and Forbes’ “World’s Most Powerful Sports Agents” list in 2019. Austin is also a recipient of the Sports Business Journal’s prestigious “Forty Under 40” award, honoring the top sports business executives in their respective fields.

Education

Washington & Lee University School of Law, Juris Doctor

DePauw University, Bachelor of Arts

MIKE TANNEBAUM
SENIOR ADVISOR
JOE BANNER
SENIOR ADVISOR
DANIEL SILLMAN
SENIOR ADVISOR
AUSTIN BROWN
SENIOR ADVISOR
AMY CURTIS-MCINTYRE
SENIOR ADVISOR
DAN ADLER
SENIOR ADVISOR