Christopher Orechia is Premium Partnerships Manager at New York Jets. Specifically, he customizes suite entertainment packages that consist of NY Jets football games and MetLife Stadium concerts and events.

Before joining Jets, Orechia worked in a basketball club – Phoenix Suns and in an ice hockey club – Ontario Reign.

Q&A – professional life

What was your first sports job?
Athletic Communications Intern at the University of Washington

How would you describe yourself in one word?

What is your strongest personal quality?
Relationship skills

What do you feel most proud of in your career?
The development of my employees and growing their career

One thing you wish you knew when you started your career?
Make as much money as possible. Don’t worry about titles. Your responsibilities speak for itself

PC or Mac?

What trend(s) will dominate sports industry in next years?
Social selling and international sponsorship’s

Christopher Orechia
Christopher Orechia on the right

Q&A – personal life

What did you want to be when you were growing up?
Shortstop for the Boston Red Sox

What’s your favourite book?
David and Goliath – Malcolm Gladwell

Which words do you most overuse?
Something along those lines

Do you play any sport?
Baseball, Basketball, Golf

Who’s your favourite athlete?
Nomar Garciaparra

Who would you invite to your dream dinner?
Muhammad Ali

What is top of your bucket list?
Attending the Summer Olympics

What 3 things would you take with you to a desert island?
Book, beer, ball cap

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