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George Pappas

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Pappas is currently Vice President of Sales for Bellator MMA - a division of Viacom and Spike TV. George sells national sponsorships across Bellator's live events and ancillary programming. Prior to Bellator, George was VP of Corporate Alliances for Dick Clark productions selling national sponsorships, on-site and digital activations across DCP's live event portfolio - American Music Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, So You Think You Can Dance among other properties. Before Dick Clark, George spent four years at Six Flags Entertainment developing key national, regional and local sponsorships for all 19 Six Flags theme parks. He created cross-promotional platforms enabling partners to showcase their products and services while providing Six Flags with added exposure through partners' advertising and marketing assets. George spent 5 years at Publicis and Hal Riney Advertising handling advertising duties for Sprint and 24 Hour Fitness. George holds a B.S. from the University of Southern California an M.A. in Sport Management from USF.


M.A., University of San Francisco