Jeffrey AjluniChief Commercial Officer
Jeffrey Ajluni is the Chief Commercial Officer for the Trust for the National Mall, overseeing corporate partnerships, high net revenue development, marketing and events, joining the Trust on August 1, 2016.
Prior to joining the Trust, Ajluni has spent his entire career as an executive in the professional sports, media operations and live entertainment industries. Prior to joining the Trust, Ajluni served as Vice President and General Manager for FOX Sports Media Group in Washington DC.
Ajluni holds the rather unique distinction of having worked in the National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, National Football League, English Premier League and the National Basketball Association.
Before his move to Washington DC, Ajluni served as Group Vice President, Corporate Partnerships & Community Development for the St. Louis Blues, overseeing all corporate sales, service and partnerships, including broadcast and new media sales, and the further development of community partner programs, charitable efforts, and new business initiatives.
Ajluni was a full-time retained consultant for the Jacksonville Jaguars, working closely with Jaguars senior executives advising in the areas of revenue generation, staffing & recruiting, department structure, presentation materials, business prospecting, packaging and sponsorship category development.
Ajluni was Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer for the Detroit Pistons and Palace Sports and Entertainment located in Auburn Hills, MI., where he oversaw all revenue operations, including corporate partnerships, luxury and premium seating and ticketing.
Prior to joining the Detroit Pistons and Palace Sports & Entertainment, Ajluni spent 12 years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers between January, 2000 and December, 2011, holding the positions of Director, Corporate Partnerships, Director, Marketing & Business Development, Director, Marketing and New Partner Development. Ajluni managed all aspects of the Buccaneers corporate partnerships department, including sales, service and activation.
While with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, between 2005-2008, Ajluni lead global sponsorship development for Manchester United FC located in Manchester, England (also owned by the Glazer family). Most notably, Ajluni worked closely with Bryan Glazer (Manchester United co-owner) in securing AIG Corporation as the clubs shirt sponsor. At the time, it was the largest sponsorship deal in the history of team sports.
Before joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Ajluni spent 9 years with the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers and Olympia Entertainment, Inc. of Detroit, MI. where he held a variety of positions. Jeff Ajluni is a native of Bloomfield Hills, MI. and a graduate of Northwood University in Midland, MI.