About: As Director of Sports Practice for Jackson Spalding, Mr. Harris manages communication strategies for numerous sports-related clients including the Atlanta Braves, CFP National Championship, Super Bowl 53, Mizuno, College Football Hall of Fame, ESPN/SEC Network, Atlanta Falcons, Chick-fil-A Bowl, Atlanta Sports Council, PrimeSport, University of Georgia, TRUE linkswear and multiple PGA TOUR-sanctioned events. He has also played a leadership role in several of the firm’s non-sports accounts including Chick-fil-A, Google, East Lake Foundation, Parker Executive Search, Interstate Batteries, Publix and others.
Huntingdon College, Montgomery, AL
BSEd, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
MA, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Jackson Spalding, Atlanta, GA – Director, Sports Practice – 2006 to Present
Mr. Harris directs the growth of the firm’s Sports Practice, which includes leading project teams, developing and executing strategic initiatives, crisis management, establishing new business, coaching executives and teams on media communications and cultivating key account relationships. He serves on the agency’s leadership team, as well as the media coaching and crisis communications teams.
Mr. Harris is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America, the Football Writers Association of America, the Mercy Health Center Advisory Board and the Grady College Board of Trust.