Jared Kirschner is a veteran strategic sponsorship executive with extensive experience managing partnerships between world-class brands including The Home Depot, AirTran Airways, Mentos, ESPN, Coca-Cola, Sports Illustrated, Universal Studios and Club Med. Kirschner believes in taking a passion-based approach to strategic sponsorship, and has been fortunate in his career to work alongside a number of teams and professional athletes that inspire his passion for sports marketing including Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Braves, Orlando Magic, Indianapolis Colts, Milwaukee Brewers, Peyton Manning, Matt Ryan, Danica Patrick and Dwight Howard.

Born and raised in Savannah, Kirschner held strong to his southern roots by earning degrees in Public Relations and Communications from the University of Georgia. Prior to joining Engine Shop, Kirschner led The Home Depot account team at Octagon, where he managed partnerships with several leading organizations, including the on-site and on-air activation for ESPN College GameDay. Kirschner joined the Mercedes-Benz team at Engine Shop in May 2017 and currently manages the Atlanta office.