Damian Secore, Senior Account Executive
Secore, a Southern California native, joined BZA in October 2005 after spending a decade in the newspaper industry as a sportswriter. Currently, Secore helps BZA execute the media campaigns for golf tournaments such as the PGA TOUR’s Deutsche Bank Championship (FedExCup Playoffs) and Humana Challenge and the LPGA’s Kia Classic. Additionally, he has staffed special events such as the NFL Experience during the Super Bowl, the 2010 Major League Baseball All-Star FanFest, the 2010 Rose Bowl and 2010 BCS Championship Game. He is also involved with BZA’s campaigns related to its tennis events, which has included the ATP Tour’s Farmers Classic, World TeamTennis’ Orange County Breakers and The Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament. A 1996 graduate of California State University, San Bernardino (BA degree in Communications), Secore previously wrote for the San Bernardino County Sun, Riverside Press-Enterprise and MLSnet.com/MLSsoccer.com (Major League Soccer's official website). He covered the NBA, NFL, MLB, and such events like Super Bowl XXXII, the 1998 World Series, the NBA playoffs, the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, U.S. Soccer’s men’s and women’s national teams, the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup, and Major League Soccer as well as collegiate and high school sports. Secore has a wide base of media contacts through his career in public relations and journalism.