Jamie Crittenberger is a Partner in the Global Sports Practice and leads the firm’s U.S.-based professional sports initiatives. Prior to joining Odgers Berndtson, he co-led Spencer Stuart’s sports business practice in the U.S.
Jamie specializes in leadership advisory for league, team, brand, property, and media clients. After 20 years working with sports, entertainment, and hospitality organizations across the consumer sector, Jamie understands the demands of CEO and functional roles and connects diverse industry talent pools. Prior to entering leadership advisory in 2014, Jamie was CEO of Starbridge Media Group, the firm he co-founded to leverage the convergence of sports and entertainment across multiple platforms. His television production work garnered five Emmy Awards.
Previously, Jamie worked in operational roles for the NFL’s Washington Redskins, including during the team’s Super Bowl XXVI championship season, as well as SFX Sports, Clear Channel Entertainment, and Viacom.
Jamie holds a BA from the University of Virginia (UVA), where he lived on the Academic Village Lawn. He earned his MBA from UVA and was selected by the school to deliver its commencement address. He has coached high school and youth football, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, and soccer.