Michael Ropp

Sales Strategist

Michael graduated from the University of Iowa in sports management and worked two years in their corporate ticket sales department. He then received his Masters degree in athletic administration from UMKC and spent two years as a graduate assistant in ticket sales and operations. Prior to joining DI, Michael worked in corporate partnership and activation with the Kansas City Chiefs.

As a sales strategist at DI, Michel works closely with our Sports Practice team. In addition to supporting the account executives, he develops the initial client relationships and generates and qualifies leads for each of our sports markets. Michael has a passion for connecting both sports organizations and brands by amplifying brand awareness and enhancing the fan experience.

Michael is a native Iowan and enjoys running, trying different craft beers, and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes.