TIM O’NEILL – PRESIDENT & OWNER
Tim brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience in sales and marketing to his clients. His role consists of representing brands and companies, securing marketing opportunities for his clients, identifying new clients, and overseeing events.
Born and raised in Morristown, New Jersey, Tim started his professional life with Philip Morris Companies in 1987. Tim had various positions in Sales, Sales Management, and Marketing. While in Chicago, Tim ran a newly-initiated Sports Marketing and Events Department. His responsibilities involved negotiations with the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, and Major League Baseball; he orchestrated contracts on behalf of Kraft Foods, a Philip Morris Company.
Tim formed an association and hired many professional athletes and entertainers to work for Kraft Foods: among those are Joe Torre, Marshall Faulk and Larry Bird. He also was heavily involved with running the Philip Morris Invitational: an annual invitational with Philip Morris, Kraft Foods and Miller Beer. During these three-day events, Tim hired hundreds of celebrities, musicians, professional golfers and athletes to entertain his customers.
In 1999, Tim went to Spalding Sports. He was the Regional Manager for the golf division, and he managed in excess of fifty sales reps who sold Ben Hogan, Etonic, Strata, and Top Flite brands. He continued to form close relationships with professional athletes and golfers and spearheaded, arranged, and managed frequent commercials and promotions to benefit the respective participants.
In 2004, Tim became founder and President of TKO Enterprises, a sports and entertainment marketing and management company; he runs corporate events and golf outings and books hundreds of athletes and entertainers on personal appearances. Tim has been the chairman of the Joe Torre Safe At Home Golf Tournament since its inception in 2004. He has given his time to significantly impact a number of boards and councils, and he has been actively involved with many charitable organizations. Tim’s significant corporate relationships and diverse background are extremely valuable assets in finding and booking talent and running events.
Tim is married to his wife, Gina: and, together, they have raised three wonderful children. Tim currently resides in Morristown, New Jersey.
Tim is also affiliated with Maury Gostfrand of The Montag Group, a sports marketing agency. More information on The Montag Group can be found here.