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John Kirk

Joe Hand Promotions
Chief Operating Officer

John Kirk heads up the corporate strategy and business development for Joe Hand Promotions, the largest and longest standing commercial sports entertainment distributor in the industry. 

John has spent his career leading several successful endeavors in a diverse set of industries and distribution channels. This has given him a unique and innovative approach to commercial sports content distribution, which has proven to significantly increase client revenue.  

As a consultant, John designed and implemented business development strategies and execution plans that have had a dramatic impact on revenue and profit growth for a variety of professional service and technology businesses. 

As an entrepreneur, he served as lead investor and helped build the largest independent provider of program trading services to the institutional market (e.g. pensions, endowments, foundations, etc.), serving over $150B in plan assets. As an employee of SEI Investments, John was the original head of sales and ultimately the business unit leader for the Investment Advisory Group which became the industry leader engaging more than 8,000 investment advisors and raising over $30B in assets under management.